Welcome to the AIA CAE Industry Survey
 
PURPOSE / BENEFITS

The American Institute of Architects Committee on Architecture for Education (AIA CAE) Research Task Force, with the assistance of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) graduate student Brandi Cook and faculty advisor Jeri Brittin, developed this survey to document how architectural firms currently evaluate Educational facilities they or others plan and design. While post-occupancy evaluation (POE) has become a commonly-used term in architecture, its definition and practice vary widely. This survey represents a first step in addressing the vital need to understand and document connections between architectural decisions and outcomes that are important to architects, owners, and users of educational facilities. The data collected will help AIA CAE identify and address member needs regarding Education facility evaluation.  In addition, graduate student Brandi Cook will use the information to develop a framework for Educational facility evaluation as part of her thesis.

PARTICIPATION / PROCEDURE
In order to participate in this survey, you must be 19 years or older. You are being asked to participate in this survey because of your membership in the AIA CAE Knowledge Network and your first-hand knowledge of current practice as a design or design-affiliated professional working in the Education sector. The online survey takes approximately 15-20 minutes to complete. Your willingness to share your perspective is very important and much appreciated.

RISK
There are no known risks or discomforts associated with this research.

CONFIDENTIALITY
Your individual survey responses are confidential, and will only be available to the researchers and select members of the AIA CAE Research Task Force. The results will remain confidential as they will be aggregated before reporting, and will not be identifiable at an individual or specific firm level.

Please refer to the following link for additional privacy policy information regarding transmission of data online: https://www.surveymonkey.com/mp/policy/privacy-policy/

ASK QUESTIONS
You may ask any questions concerning this research at any time by contacting researchers Brandi Cook at brandi.cook@huskers.unl.edu or Jeri Brittin at jbrittin2@unl.edu. If you would like to speak to someone else, please feel free to contact the Research Compliance Services Office at 402-472-6965 or irb@unl.edu. You may reference IRB Approval#: 20170216649 EX.

FREEDOM TO WITHDRAW
Participation in this study is voluntary. You can refuse to participate or withdraw at any time without harming your relationship with AIA CAE or the researchers, or in any other way receiving a penalty or loss of benefits to which you are otherwise entitled.

CONSENT / RIGHT TO RECIVE A COPY
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