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Informed Consent

The Student Leadership Competencies Evaluation (Self and 360) is in the data collection stages and is free to use during this stage. Please note that by using any of the assessments associated with the Student Leadership Competencies Evaluation that you are giving consent for your results and reported data to be used for research purposes for validation of the instrument and for better understanding leadership competencies.

This consent informs you what will happen during the study if you choose to take part. Your completion of the Student Leadership Competencies Evaluation means that you consent to taking part in the study. This informed consent is not a contract. You are not giving up any legal rights by agreeing to this informed consent. Information from this informed consent can be found on this web page for your reference.

Investigators: Corey Seemiller, Wright State University
Site(s) where study is to be conducted: Online
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Purpose: The purpose of this study is to measure blind spots in self-reporting competency proficiency.
Procedures: In this study, you will be asked to complete a short self-evaluation about your competency proficiency levels and then ask at least one person to complete a 360-evaluation about their perceptions of your competency proficiency levels. You do not need to share your results or take any further action.
Potential Risks: There are no foreseeable risks in participating in this study.
Benefits: The main benefit of this study is to help contribute to the understanding of self-reporting accuracy in leadership competency proficiency. You will have free access to a competency evaluation system during the course of this study.
Compensation: You will not be compensated for the use of your results in this research study or for your time, inconvenience, or expenses while you are in this study.
Confidentiality: Total privacy cannot be guaranteed. We will protect your privacy to the extent permitted by law. If the results from this study are published, your name will not be made public. Once your information leaves our institution, we cannot promise that others will keep it private.
Security: All data collected are stored in a secure, password protected online server.
Voluntary Participation: Taking part in this study is voluntary. You may choose not to take part at all. If you decide to be in this study you may stop taking part at any time. If you decide not to be in this study or if you stop taking part at any time, you will not lose any benefits for which you may qualify.
Research Subject’s Rights, Questions, Concerns, and Complaints: You may contact the principal investigator at 937-775-3280. If you have any questions about your rights as a study subject, questions, concerns or complaints, you may call the Wright State IRB Office (937) 775-4462. You may discuss any questions about your rights as a subject with a member of the IRB or staff. The IRB is an independent committee composed of members of the University community, staff of the institutions, as well as lay members of the community not connected with these institutions. The IRB has reviewed this study.