1. Reflecting on the Discussion Experience

Please note that this is an anonymous survey, so data is analyzed for the group rather than for any individual (any specific individual's data cannot be disaggregated). Please answer candidly. This survey will take about 15 minutes to complete. We appreciate your time-- thank you for helping to make our process better and more effective so that we can reach more people.

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* 1. Please enter the seven-digit passcode your facilitator gave you (Format: ###-##-##).

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* 2. Prior to this citizen discussion experience, I ____________ participated in policy discussions.

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* 3. Compared to other policy discussions in which I have participated, I felt ________________ in this discussion

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* 4. Were you able to attend each meeting in your discussion series?

Note: Not all groups have four meetings, so just check the N/A option if your group had only one or two meetings.

  Yes No N/A
Meeting #1
Meeting #2
Meeting #3
Meeting #4

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* 7. This discussion encouraged me to: (check one choice per row)

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consider a wide range of concerns
consider a wide range of policy possibilities
consider a wide range of policy consequences
think about public policy in terms of possibilities
think about public policy conceptually
consider alternative points of views

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* 8. Describe how and why the discussion might have affected what you think about the area of concern and possibilities for addressing it (i.e., your conclusions or current view).

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* 9. Describe how and why the discussion might have affected how you think about the area of concern and possibilities for addressing it (i.e., your approach to it, what you take into account, etc.).

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* 10. As the discussion went on, I listened more and talked less.

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* 11. As the discussion went on, I found myself more willing to contribute to the discussion.

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* 12. Discuss how and why your participation in this discussion might have affected either your willingness or your ability to contribute to the discussion.

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