Willingness of Educators to Participate in a Descriptive Research Study as a Function of a Monetary Incentive

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The problem considered involved assessing willingness of educators to participate in a study offering monetary incentives. Determination of willingness was implemented by sending educators a packet requesting return of a postcard to indicate willingness to participate. The purpose was twofold: to determine the effect of a monetary incentive upon willingness of educators to participate in a research study, and to analyze implications for mail questionnaire studies. A sample of 600 educators was chosen from directories of eleven public schools in north Texas. It included equal numbers of male and female teachers and male and female administrators. Subjects were assigned to ... continued below

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Pittman, Doyle May 1984.

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The problem considered involved assessing willingness of educators to participate in a study offering monetary incentives. Determination of willingness was implemented by sending educators a packet requesting return of a postcard to indicate willingness to participate. The purpose was twofold: to determine the effect of a monetary incentive upon willingness of educators to participate in a research study, and to analyze implications for mail questionnaire studies. A sample of 600 educators was chosen from directories of eleven public schools in north Texas. It included equal numbers of male and female teachers and male and female administrators. Subjects were assigned to one of twelve groups. No two from a school were assigned to different levels of the inducement variable.

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Pittman, Doyle. Willingness of Educators to Participate in a Descriptive Research Study as a Function of a Monetary Incentive, dissertation, May 1984; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc330940/: accessed August 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .