SURVEY IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION!
INFORMED CONSENT FORM - SURVEY
You are invited to participate in a research project being conducted by Amy E. Cross, a PhD Candidate in an Interdisciplinary Program at the University of Maine. The faculty sponsor of this project is Dr. Kristina Nielson of the University of Maine. The purpose of the research is to determine the effect of the avatar in multiuser environments on offline identities. You must be at least 18 years of age to participate.
What Will You Be Asked to Do? If you decide to participate, you will complete a brief survey about your experiences in Second Life and your relationship with the avatar. It is estimated that the survey will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.
Risks Except for your time and inconvenience, there are no risks to you from participating in this study.
Benefits While there are no direct benefits to you, this research may help us learn more about how the avatar shapes our offline identities and personalities.