Your participation in this study is optional.
If you opt to participate in this study:
1. You are invited to complete an online questionnaire that will take about 5-10 minutes. The first 300 participants who completed the questionnaire, and provided their email addresses will receive a US $10 Amazon e-gift card as a token of appreciation.
2. You are also invited to do an individual interview via email, Skype, or telephone to share your learning experience of this MOOC. The interview will take about 30 minutes. The interview will be audio-recorded (for Skype or telephone only) to facilitate data analysis. You have the right to review the recording and erase part of or the entire recording. The first 30 participants who completed the interview, and provided their email addresses will receive a US $20 Amazon e-gift card as a token of appreciation.
Your participation is completely voluntary. This means that you can choose to stop at any time without negative consequences. There is no perceived risk or discomfort associated with this study. All responses will be kept confidential and no opinions will be mapped to any individual identity. Individuals’ names will not be disclosed in the research findings.The questionnaire and interview data will be stored in a folder on a secured drive. They will be destroyed within one year after analysis of the relevant research results.
If you have any questions or concerns about the research, please contact Dr. Timothy Hew, Room 112, Runme Shaw Building, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong (email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel: +852-28591903). If you have questions about your rights as a research participant, contact the Human Research Ethics Committee, HKU (+852-2241-5267).