APPENDIX E: INFORMED CONSENT FORM
Informed consent form
Mixed Methods Investigation on Student Achievement Using Web 2.0 Technologies
Statement of Informed Consent
IRB # 2008099341 EX
Purpose of the Research We are interested in studying the effect on student achievement by using Web 2.0 technologies.
Procedures When users take the two online surveys they are encouraged to answer honestly and in detail. The users will also take a pre test and a posttest. The pretest will not count
toward the activities.
final grade Participation
for the course.
activities will be required classroom require no extra time beyond what is
to participate or not. If a user does not want their should select ‗I disagree‘ on the consent form.
Risks and/or Discomforts There are no known risks to users from using this Web site. It is a part of the online course. There are no known risks involved in participating in the research.
Participant Requirements Participants must be 19 years of age or older. By selecting ―agree‖ to this consent you are acknowledging that you are 19 years of age or older.
Benefits Users will be exposed to the latest technologies and be producers of their own learning.
Alternatives These surveys and pre and posttest are also available in print form.
Confidentiality The privacy of the participants in the research will be maintained throughout the study.