September/October 2017 – Vol. 30 No. 1

Science Teachers Sought for Research Study Survey

Posted: Friday, March 1st, 2013

Our names are Kimberly Howard, Ph.D. and Amy Wendt, Ph.D. and we are currently faculty members at the Boston University and University of  Wisconsin – Madison. We are requesting your participation in a research study focusing on teachers’ attitudes and beliefs about science, technology, engineering, and math.  If you currently teach in the elementary, middle, of high school level(s), you are eligible to participate in this study.

We are asking you to be a part of study that examines the relationship between math and science learning and interest in math, science, and engineering careers. This project may help us identify strategies for increasing middle school students’ engagement in science, technology, engineering, and mathematic courses and activities. This study will take no longer than 20 minutes to complete and will be comprised of a self-report survey. Participation is completely voluntary and all responses will remain confidential.

You may ask questions about the study at any time. If you have questions about the study you may contact Kimberly Howard, Ph.D. at (617) 353-3378 or Amy Wendt, Ph.D. at (608) 262-8407. If you have questions about your rights as research participants you may contact the Education Research IRB at (608) 262-9710, edirb@education.wisc.edu. Once again, your participation in this study is voluntary. If you do not want to be a part of or withdraw from the study it will not negatively affect you in any way.

If you wish to participate, please click on this link: https://uwmadison.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_5oiPMAMYVXc9lKR. The survey will close on May 1, 2013.

This research has been approved by the University of Wisconsin – Madison Institutional Review Board. We appreciate your time and consideration. If you would like further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Sincerely,

Kimberly Howard Ph.D. and Amy Wendt, Ph.D.

 

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