Bonus Points

Please Read:

To provide you with bonus point opportunity, I have a survey pertaining to my use of visuals via the blog in this course you can take. I will post a link to this on Moodle as well. Please only take the survey ONCE. I will not know who has taken it other than you informing me or by numbers alone.

Letter of Informed Consent

Dear Student:

We are conducting a study to determine the effectiveness of using visuals and visual narratives as a means of communicating essential classroom information, course concepts, and course assignments. The presentation of material will take place throughout the class as a means of presenting course materials for completion.

At the end of the course/study, you will be asked to fill out a survey evaluation concerning your perceptions and impressions of the use of visuals and visual narratives following the course’s conclusion. You will be able to have the benefit helping in the furthering of development of innovation of classroom instruction and material deliveries.

Your participation should take about anywhere from 10-15 minutes. All data will be kept anonymous and confidential, being done via an online survey.

There are no risks to you. However, you do have the right to withdraw from compliance with the survey and study at any time without negative consequences or impact to yourself.

If at any point there is a desire to ask questions or request a further understanding of the study, you are encouraged to ask. You may contact the principal investigator, Dr. Jonathan Evans either by email or by phone at 803-535-5699 (please leave a message and it will be returned within 24 hrs. or less). If you have questions about your rights as a participant in this study, you may contact the Office of the Vice Provost of Research, whose office oversees the protection of human research participants at 803-535-5544, 5176, 5177.

I understand the study described above and have been given a copy of the description as outlined above. I am 18 years of age or older and I agree to participate.

Accepting to take the survey serves as acknowledgement of consent.

You need to copy and paste the link below into your browser:

This will need to be taken on a Laptop computer.

When you enter the page, look to the upper left of the main body of writing, below the title, and click on “Respond to this Survey” to complete.

Please email me to notify me that you have taken it.



BA in History from Northwestern State, MA in English from Northwestern State, and PhD in Rhetoric from Texas Woman's University. Big into comic books and visual rhetoric. Assistant Professor of English at Claflin University, Orangeburg, SC.

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