Your participation in this study is voluntary. Your input to this study is needed to contribute to the research on teacher preparation. Your individual answers to the statements will be treated with the strictest confidentiality, and in no way be used for evaluation of your ability or performance. Your responses will be anonymous. The results of this study may be used in reports, presentations, or publications, but results will only be shared to report group patterns and trends.
This study involves the completion of an online questionnaire, which will take about 25-35 minutes. If you are willing to participate, please go to the following URL address: http://tinyurl.com/WSUTCASDstudy. Once you click the link, you will be directed to the homepage of the questionnaire.
If you have any questions concerning the research study, please contact Dr. Yun-Ju Hsiao at (509) 372-7505 or Professor Sara Sorensen Petersen at (509) 372-7395. If you have questions about your rights as a research participant, or would like to report a concern or complaint about this study, please contact the Washington State University Institutional Review Board at (509) 335-3668, via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by regular mail at: Albrook 205, PO Box 643005, Pullman, WA 99164-3005.
Thank you for your time and consideration in helping us learn more about how specific teaching strategies for students with ASD are being presented and used in teacher preparation programs, professional development, and classrooms.
Yun-Ju Hsiao and Sara Sorensen Petersen