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TANGO Stat Ed Application


PURPOSE: This following survey is for applicants for the TANGO Stat Ed program.  This NSF-funded grant and Member Initiative from the American Statistical Association are designed to assist community college instructors with a desire to improve the teaching and learning of statistics by pairing them with statistics education mentors. 


PROCEDURE: This survey should take you about 10 minutes (mentors) or 25 minutes (mentees) to complete.  

 

RISKS: The risks to you in taking this survey are, at most, minimal, and do not differ in any qualitative way from those you might experience in everyday life.  We believe there are no known risks associated with this research study; however, as with any online related activity the risk of a breach of confidentiality is always possible.  Your participation will provide crucial information to match mentors and mentees and help to further our understanding of effective mentoring programs in statistics education.

 

VOLUNTARY PARTICIPATION: You should understand that your participation in this program is completely voluntary.  You have the right to have any questions answered before, during, or after the experiment.  However, failure to complete the required surveys may result in your being removed from the TANGO Stat Ed program.

 

CONFIDENTIALITY: All data collected in this study are confidential.  Your name will never be publicly associated with this experiment and your participation will be kept confidential. 

 

QUESTIONS: If you have any questions concerning your participation in this project you should contact Prof. Michael Posner at Villanova University, michael.posner@villanova.edu or (610) 519-3016. If you have questions about your rights as a research subject, contact Will Caverly, IRB Administrator for the Office of Research Administration, at 610-519-6127.