The department of school psychology at Michigan Sate University is undertaking research on teacher perspectives regarding children with selective mutism. We are seeking teachers of children who are selectively mute from all over the country to take part in a 20-minute online survey. The survey asks questions about teacher beliefs and teaching style. The pupose of the study is to gain an understanding of the educational support needed by students with selective mutism and the professionals dedicated to their education. Posted February 25, 2013
Michigan State University, Department of School Psychology is currently seeking teachers to participate in a thesis examining teacher perspectives regarding children with selective mutism. The purpose of this study is to gain an understanding of the educational support needed by students with selective mutism and the professionals dedicated to their education.
Participants will only be asked to fill out a 20-minute online survey, which asks questions about their beliefs and teaching style. This study may result in both indirect and direct benefits for teachers and for children with selective mutism. In addition, the first 100 participants to completely fill out our survey will automatically win a $10 gift card. And, every participant thereafter will be entered into a lottery to win one of five $50 pre-paid visa cards upon fully completing the survey.
To participate, you must be a certified elementary teacher, who has taught a student with selective mutism in the last three school years.
If you are interested in participating in this study, please visit the website below for more information, and for the link to the survey: https://sites.google.com/site/smresearchmsu/home
If you know someone who would fit the criterion to participate in this study, please forward him or her this information.