Consent to Participate in Research
Instructor Training Post Survey

Introduction and Purpose

My name is Erin Becker and I am the Associate Director of The Carpentries. Thank you for volunteering to take part in our research study, which is about understanding the effectiveness of our instructor training program.

In order to understand the impact of our instructor training program, we are collecting information about learners’ attitudes and skills related to our content before and after the workshops. Your responses will be recorded anonymously. If you respond via email, your IP address will be registered; however, your responses will remain anonymous.  

Risks and Benefits
There are no direct risks or benefits to you from filling out this survey, and no compensation. We hope to use these results to improve workshops for future learners.

You are not required to take this survey to participate in our training. You may quit the survey at any time or skip any item other than those required to correctly sort your responses.

If you have any questions about the study, please contact Erin Becker, Associate Director of The Carpentries at or or Megan Welsh, Assistant Professor of Education at the University of California, Davis at

If you have any questions about your rights or treatment as a research participant in this study or would like to provide input about this research, please contact the University of California at Davis’ IRB Board at (916) 703-9151,, or 2921 Stockton Blvd, Suite 1400, Room 1429, Sacramento, CA 95817.

Please do not take this survey until after you have completed the training event.

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* 1. I consent to this survey.

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* 2. When are you taking this survey?

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