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Complete a research survey for a chance to get an Amazon gift card.


First and second-year students, check out this education research survey opportunity that could qualify you for a 20-dollar Amazon gift card. Deadline is Tuesday, September 4.

Leslie Hoffman, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at Indiana University School of Medicine–Fort Wayne, along with her co-investigators, Polly Husmann and Audra Schaefer, is conducting a study to examine students’ acquisition and development of self-directed learning skills during medical school. The study protocol has been approved by the Institutional Review Board at Indiana University (protocol # 1605025199).

What to Expect of the Survey

If you agree to participate in this study, you will be asked to complete a brief 20-item survey by Tuesday, September 4 to assess your self-directed learning skills. After completing the survey, you will have the option to enter into a drawing to get a 20-dollar Amazon gift card (20 cards per class for first and second-year medical students).

Take the survey now to qualify.


Thank you for your consideration and possible participation in this research. Your participation will provide IU School of Medicine educators with valuable information regarding students’ development of self-directed learning skills. If you have any questions or concerns about participating in this study, please contact Dr. Hoffman or one of the co-investigators: Polly Husmann or Audra Schaefer.

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