Do People Prefer
Using Self Service Kiosks or Receive Help from Others
You are being asked to participate in a project
conducted through Maryville University by Patrick Leonard, Maryville senior seminar
student and Dr. Michael Donovan, Adjunct Professor of Psychology. This project
is being conducted in partial fulfillment of the course requirements for Senior
Seminar at Maryville University. Student candidates are learning to collect and
assess data, so the results of the study may not be valid and will not be
published or presented beyond the class.
This course is in compliance with the Maryville University Institutional
The purpose of this research is to evaluate whether or
not self-service kiosks help or hinder individuals. If you agree to participate
you will take a short survey. The research will take 20 minutes to complete.
This project is not expected to involve risks of harm any greater than those
ordinarily encountered in daily life.
All of your responses will be anonymous and will be
kept confidential. In addition, no individual data from this project
will be shared. The group results of
data from this study will be shared only with members of the Senior Seminar
course, and the social science faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences.
Your participation is voluntary and that there is no
penalty for your refusal to participate.
You need not answer all questions and you are free to withdraw your
consent and to discontinue your participation at any time. In the event of your
early withdrawal, any information that you have provided up to that time will
If you have any questions regarding this study, or if
any problems arise, you may contact the researcher, Patrick Leonard at firstname.lastname@example.org or
the supervising faculty member, Dr. Michael Donovan at email@example.com.
You may also ask questions, state concerns regarding your rights as a research
subject, or express any feelings of pressure to participate by contacting: Dr.
Robert Bertolino, Chair of the Institutional Review Board at Maryville
University, (314) 529-9659.
Maryville University investigators and their colleagues
who are conducting research recognize the importance of your contribution to
the research studies, which are designed to improve educational learning
environments. Maryville University
investigators and their staffs will make every effort to minimize, control, and
treat any complication that may arise as a result of this research.
Maryville University recognizes its federally mandated
responsibility to ensure that research be conducted in an ethical and scholarly
manner, respecting the rights and welfare of all the human participants. Any
research misconduct, including but not limited to fabrication, falsification,
or plagiarism in proposing, performing and reviewing research, or in reporting
research results; should be reported to Dr. Tammy Gocial, the Research
Integrity Officer at (314) 529-6893.
Completion of the survey will signify your implied
consent to participate. You are agreeing to participate in this study based on
the information presented to you. You
may choose to withdraw without prejudice or penalty. If you believe that you will have any
questions about this study for the researchers or the IRB officers, please
print or save this document, or write their contact information.
The IRB protocol number on this consent form indicates
that the project has been reviewed and approved by the Maryville University
Institutional Review Board.
Maryville University Institutional Review Board
Protocol Number: SPR16 PSY48014-01
Initiation Date: 3/10/16
Termination Date: 3/10/17
Default Block Question
Are you at least 18 years of age or older?
selecting yes, you are eligible and agreed to participate in this study
If you select no, you will not be eligible to take this survey, participants
must be 18 years of age