Idaho State University: Consent Form

Thank you for your interest in participating in this research. The purpose of this study is to examine connections between culture, language, and entertainment television. Your participation in this study will involve filling out some questionnaires as well as viewing a short video.

This study can be completed online and may be taken on any computer with a high-speed Internet connection at a time and location of your convenience. We expect your participation to last approximately 15-20 minutes.

Your responses will be entered through the computer directly to the website. All of the information you provide will be kept completely confidential. Every possible measure will be taken to protect your privacy, including storing your responses on a secure server. While we expect academic publications to result from this study, your responses will in no way be identifiable as your own.

There are no direct benefits from your participation in this study. Your participation is completely voluntary. Participation in this study should not put you at any risk, nor should it cause you any discomfort. However, if you should feel any discomfort during your participation in this study, you have the right to skip any questions or stop at any time.

You may ask any questions about the research at any time. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the researchers, Prof. Jasun Carr at or Prof. Carmen Febles at If you have any questions about your rights as a research subject, contact the ISU Human Subjects Committee at

Save or print out and keep a copy of this form so that you will be able to contact us if questions occur to you at a later date.

During the survey DO NOT hit the return key, as many browsers interpret that as the same as clicking on the "submit" button.

To certify that you have read the above statements and voluntarily give your consent to participate in this study, click the "Next" button. If not, please close your browser.