Agreement to Participate in
CRDG Dev-Team Curriculum Workshop
(808) 956-...., ...@hawaii.edu
The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa's Curriculum Research & Development Group (CRDG) and the UM Dev-Team Program are conducting a research study as part of their Teaching Science as Inquiry (TSI) project. The research is focused on content, appropriateness, accessibility, format, use patterns, and community-building components of the Exploring Our Fluid Earth curriculum and the associated Online Learning Community.
Benefits and Risks: Participating in this research project will allow you to interact with other members of the Exploring Our Fluid Earth community. In addition, results of this project will help the future development of the Exploring Our Fluid Earth curriculum and associated Online Learning Community.
We believe there is little or no risk to participating in this research project.
Compensation: There is no compensation for time spent participating in this research project.
Confidentiality and Privacy: During and after this research project, steps will be taken to protect your privacy and any information that you wish to keep confidential. For example, when reporting the results of this research project your name or any other personally identifying information will not be used. Instead a pseudonym (fake name) will be used for your name.
Research data will be confidential to the extent allowed by law. Agencies with research oversight, such as the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Committee on Human Studies, have the authority to review research data. All research records with identifying personal information will be stored in a secure manner; names will be replaced with code numbers before analysis; only authorized personnel will have access to the data; quantitative results will be reported in aggregate; and all data will be reported anonymously.
Voluntary Participation: Participation in this research project is completely voluntary. You are free to participate or not participate. You are free to withdraw from participation at any time. To withdraw from the project, you may 1) unregister yourself from the online learning community or 2) email the program staff asking to withdraw (at which point program staff will unregister you from the Online Learning Community).
Questions: If you have any questions regarding this research project, please contact Kanesa Duncan Seraphin at firstname.lastname@example.org or (808) 956-4439. If you have any questions regarding your rights as a research participant, please contact the University of Hawai‘i Committee on Human Studies at (808) 956-5007 or email@example.com, or by writing to at 1960 East-West Road, Biomedical Building, Room B-104, Honolulu, HI 96822.
Permission to Reproduce: As a participant in this research project, you have permission to reproduce content from this website for educational purposes provided that:
1) You retain University of Hawai‘i/CRDG copyright notification on any copies you reproduce. The copyright statement is:
Adapted from Exploring Our Fluid Earth, a product of the Curriculum Research & Development Group (CRDG), College of Education. © University of Hawai‘i, 2014. This document may be freely reproduced and distributed for non-profit educational purposes.
2) In addition to copyright notification, you retain the image credit shown on the website images for all images that you copy, alter, and/or reproduce from the Exploring Our Fluid Earth curriculum.
3) You do not profit, or attempt to profit, by sale or other means, from the curriculum and intellectual property contained in this website or the Exploring Our Fluid Earth curriculum without express written consent from the CRDG at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.
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