International Development Program
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IDP Publications

Student Handbook 2015    (Francais 2015)    (Español 2014)
History of the program, admission standards, finance details, and more — these are what you will find in the IDP Student Handbook.

IDP Style and Formatting Guidelines    (Español)    (Francais)
The style and formatting rules found in this document are to be used for all IDP coursework including the Focus requirements and the final Research Project. This document was updated in 2014.

Sample Research Proposal
This is a sample document showing the IDP Style and Formatting Guidelines in use. It was prepared to match the 2014 edition (see above).

Focus Area Syllabi 2015    (Francais 2015)    (Español (OL) 2013)
The Focus Area (Concentration) Courses for the International Development Program are largely completed in a directed study format with input and guidance from the student's Research Mentor and Concentration (Focus) Advisor. The Focus Area Syllabi provide the details of how this work is to be accomplished.

IDP Human Subjects Research    (Español)    (Francais)
This document briefly explains the process for IDP students to apply for permission to conduct research through the Institutional Review Board (IRB) of Andrews University. (A sample informed consent form is also available.) This document was updated in 2015.

IDP Project Based Research Guidelines    (Español)    (Francais)
Project-based research involves the design of a project in which the design of that project constitutes the primary creative scholarly effort. These guidelines explain how to complete the research project report of such an effort. This document was produced in 2014.


IRB Training





Andrews University Research Resources

James White LibraryJames White Library (JWL)
The James White Library, located on the Andrews University campus, has a wealth of online resources which are also available to off-campus students. To access these resources, you must have an Andrews University Username and Password. If you do not have these, please contact us.

JWL International Development Research Guide
The JWL staff have developed this site for you to use for your research needs.

Office of Research & Creative Scholarship
Located on the campus of Andrews University, the Office of Research & CreativeScholarship provides the guidelines and application forms for all Human Subjects Research conducted by either students or faculty of the University.

IRB (Institutional Review Board) Forms
Required IRB forms including the application form and the final report form can be found here.







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