Informed Consent for Central High School Information Technology Students

- Participation in this survey is voluntary.
- Participants must be high school students to participate in this study.
- It is important that you read and understand the following explanation of the purpose, benefits and risks of the study and how it will be conducted prior to agreeing to participate in this study.

Title of the Study: Ethical Awareness of Information Technology Students in a Local Jamaican High School

Student Investigator: Steve Lawrence, Northern Caribbean University, Department of Graduate Education and Leadership. Supervising Investigator: Dr. Nanibala Paul

Purpose and description: You are being asked to participate in a research study.

Procedures: You will be asked to answer questions regarding your view of Ethics in Information Technology

Right to withdraw or refusal to participate: Participation in this study is completely voluntary and you may withdraw from this study at any time without prejudice

Confidentiality: Confidentiality will be maintained to the degree possible given the technology and practices used by the online survey company. Only the researcher has access to your responses. Please do not put or indicate your name on the questionnaire. You may decide to withdraw from the study at any time without prejudice. During the study your data will be kept securely under encryption.

Compensation: No compensation will be offered for your participation in this study.

Questions About The Study: If you have questions, contact researcher by email at:

Question Title

* 1. Statement of DECLARATION:

Clicking "Yes" to the question indicates that you have read all of the above and that you confirm all of the following:

Mr. Steve Lawrence has provided an explanation of the study and you have had an opportunity to contact him/her with any questions about the study as needed. You have been informed of the possible benefits and the potential risks of the study.

You understand that you do not have to take part in this study, and your refusal to participate or your decision to withdraw will involve no penalty or loss of rights or benefits. The study personnel may choose to stop your participation at any time.

You understand why the study is being conducted and how it will be performed.

You understand your rights as a research participant and you voluntarily consent to participate in this study.

You understand you may print a copy of this form for your records. I have read, understood the above consent form and desire of my own free will to participate in this study.

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