Ethics approval will be needed for this project from the Faculty of Education and Extension Research Ethics Board (REB). Please see the following .pdf* files for components of the Ethics Application:
Appendix 1: Application for Ethics Review of Proposed Research (Part I)
Appendix 2: Procedures for Compliance with the UofA Standards (Part IV)
Appendix 3: Information Letter to the Participant
Appendix 4: Consent Form for the Participant
Appendix 5: A copy of the poster for solicitation of participants
Appendix 6: A copy of the flyer for solicitation of participants;
A copy of the text that will appear at the bottom of the self-checkout receipts
Appendix 7: A copy of the sample Interview Guide for "Traditional Users"
Appendix 8: A copy of the sample Interview Guide for "Self-checkout Users"
Appendix 9: A copy of the Confidentiality Agreement for Research Personnel
Appendix 10: A copy of a sample letter to the CEO of a potential research site, requesting permission for on-site research.