You are invited to participate in a research project entitled Quantitative Study of The Acceptance of Digital Mapping Technologies in the K-12 Classroom Using the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT), designed to analyze the integration of digital mapping technologies in the classroom. The study is being conducted by Dr. Lisa Heaton and Erika Klose from Marshall University and has been approved by the Marshall University Institutional Review Board (IRB). This research is being conducted as part of the dissertation requirements for Erika Klose.
This survey is comprised of a 21-question survey. It is anticipated this survey will take 10-15 minutes to complete. Your replies will be anonymous. There are no known risks involved with this study. Participation is entirely voluntary, and there will be no penalty or loss of benefits if you choose not to participate in this research study or withdraw. If you decide not to participate, you can leave the survey site. You may choose not to answer any question by simply leaving it blank. Once you complete the survey, you can delete your browsing history for added security. Completing the online survey indicates your consent for use of the answers you supply. If you have any questions about the study, you may contact Dr. Lisa Heaton at 304-746-2026 or Erika Klose at 304-412-5512.
If you have any questions concerning your rights as a research participant, you may contact the Marshall University Office of Research Integrity at (304) 696-4303.
By completing this survey, you are also confirming that you are 18 years of age or older.
In appreciation of the attention you have given to this study, you can enter your name into a drawing for 1 of 10 prizes. The prize includes one $10 Amazon gift card. Your odds of winning one of the prizes is based on the number of individuals participating in the study. We expect that approximately 200 individuals will take part in the study. Information collected to draw for the prizes will not be linked to the study data. This identifying information will be stored in a separate survey, then destroyed after the prizes have been provided. If you would like to participate in the drawing for the gift cards, you will be prompted to enter your email in a separate survey link at the end of this survey.
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If you choose to participate in the study, you will find the survey at https://marshall.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3w3fx1x5P7tTIB8
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Please respond to all the questions as accurately as possible. Thank you in advance for your participation in this research study.
If you know any educators whose experience makes them a candidate to complete this survey, please feel free to forward this communication.