Instructions for Researchers

What a researcher can do:

  • Log into the front end dashboard using UH credentials
  • Create/submit projects from the dashboard
  • Check the status of his/her request from the dashboard
  • Receive email notifications every time a new participant has signed up for the project
  • Activate participants that have taken part in the project so they can submit feedback and get credit
  • Receive anonymous participant feedback by email

 

Project submission:

Users participating in the process: researcher, faculty committee.

Steps:

  1. Researcher: review the general guidelines for researchers including the Information for Researchers handout
  2. Researcher: log into the site via the login link on the right sidebar
  3. Researcher: go to the dashboard by clicking the Dashboard button on the right sidebar
  4. Researcher: from the user dashboard click the link Create New Project
  5. Researcher: the user will be directed to the Linguistics Beyond the Classroom Study Submission Form page
  6. Researcher: the user will need to fill out the form and click the submit button
  7. Researcher: the user will be directed to a page that confirms the submission
  8. The faculty committee will review the submission.
  9. Researchers can check the status of their project by going to the User dashboard. Once a project is approved it will be listed on the site (projects page), allowing for potential participants to sign up

 

How participants sign up for project participation:

Users participating in the process: participant, researcher

Steps:

  1. Participant: the user will need to go to projects and click on the sign up link
  2. Participant: the user will need to provide UH credentials
  3. Participant: the user will be directed to the signup form page
  4. Participant: the user will need to fill out the form and click the submit button
  5. Researcher: the user will receive an email notifying the new sign up (the email includes name and UH email for the participant)

 

How researchers approve participants for feedback submission and credit:

Users participating in the process: researcher, participant

Steps:

  1. Researcher: the user will need to go to the dashboard
  2. Researcher: the user will need to click the activate link for the project
  3. Researcher: a list of participants will be displayed to the user
  4. Researcher: the user can allow participants to submit feedback by selecting yes in the column participation in project and then “update”
  5. Participant: the feedback link will be displayed to the user in the Feedback forms for participants page: http://ling.hawaii.edu/sites/lbc/projects-feedback/ (on the right sidebar).

 

Additional notes:

  • Researchers can provide their own custom forms by filling out the custom form field in the Linguistics Beyond the Classroom Study Submission Form
  • Researchers can also edit their project data from the user dashboard