• University Policies
  • Course Approval Form (updated July 2020)
    (this form is used for Independent Studies, Tutorials, Honours Essays, Research Essays, and Theses)
    While the university is working online due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students will need to:
  1. Complete the fillable form in the link above (your signature is optional)
  2. Return the completed form by email:
    • Only forms received from a Carleton email account will be processed
    • Include the form as a separate attachment
    • Include your name, student number, and the course in your message
    • For ALDS and LING requests, also include the name of the supervisor
    • Send to


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SLaLS Research Ethics Sub-committee Board

  • Course Based Application Form for instructors who intend to include student research projects in their undergraduate and graduate courses and for supervisors of Master’s Research Essays (REs) that include small-scale pilot studies involving human participants (updated December 2016)
  • Course Based Research Approval Form  for instructors submitting Course Based Application Form for a course based or Research Essay projects. The top part of the form should be completed by the instructor, and the form should be submitted to the SLaLS Research Ethics Sub-committee Board (RESB) along with the Course Based Application Form.
  • Templates and completion instructions for ethics materials for student course-based and RE research projects (updated December 2016)
  • Carleton’s Research Ethics Board has prepared a series of online presentations that instructors can use in their classes. These are especially useful if you are having your students complete research projects with human participants – with both participants from within the course and those outside the course (for which a course-based protocol must be completed).

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    Module 3

    Module 4

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