There are no foreseeable risks associated with participation in this study. This project is not associated with any grade you might have received and will not affect your current course grade in any way. No faculty member will evaluate the portfolio work of a student he/she has taught or is teaching in a class. Your participation in this study is voluntary and you may chose not to answer any question or discontinue participation at any time. You will not be penalized if you choose not to participate.
Your confidentiality will be protected to the maximum extent allowable by law. All of your answers will be treated with strict confidence and responses will be reported together so that you will not be identified. The answers you give to questions will never be linked to you in any way. Only the project coordinators will have access to the data. Your participation will help strengthen our efforts at curriculum development and creating more effective international, global and multicultural experiences for MSU students.
You will not directly benefit from your participation in this study. However, your participation in this study may contribute to your multicultural learning.
If you have questions or concerns regarding your rights as a study participant, or are dissatisfied at any time with any aspect of this study, you may contact anonymously, if you wish, Ms. Judy McMillan, Director of the Human Research Protection Programs at Michigan State University by phone: (517) 355- 2180, fax: (517) 432-4503, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, or regular mail: 207 Olds Hall, East Lansing, MI 48824.
If you have any questions about this study, such as scientific issues, how to do any part of it, or to report an injury, please contact the investigator:
Dawn Pysarchik email@example.com
International Studies and Programs
Michigan State University
427 N. Shaw Lane, Room 207
East Lansing, MI 48824