I am a researcher as the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University and I am investigating the appeal of digital games among adult South African gamers. For the purpose of this questionnaire, the term GAME will refer to any digital game product across all game platforms. I am looking for adult South African gaming league members to participate in my research survey.
If you meet the inclusion criteria above and are willing to participate in the survey, which will take approximately 15 minutes to complete, please click on the link below:
The link will open to the eSurvey web site which is hosting my survey.
To participate, you will need to indicate consent by clicking on the appropriate sections of the survey to verify that you understand and agree to the conditions of the study. Individual participants will not be identified in the study, although the results of the study may be presented at scientific conferences or in specialist publications.
The ethical integrity of the study has been approved by the Research Ethics Committee (Human) of the university. The REC-H consists of a group of independent experts that has the responsibility to ensure that the rights and welfare of participants in research are protected and that studies are conducted in an ethical manner. The ethics clearance number is: H/12/ART/JMS-001. Studies cannot be conducted without REC-H’s approval. Queries with regard to your rights as a research subject can be directed to the Research Ethics Committee (Human), Department of Research Capacity Development, PO Box 77000, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, 6031.
If no one could assist you, you may write to: The Chairperson of the Research, Technology and Innovation Committee, PO Box 77000, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, 6031.
Participation in research is completely voluntary. You are not obliged to take part in any research. If you do partake, you have the right to withdraw at any given time, during the study without penalty or loss of benefits.
The study may be terminated at any time by the researcher, the sponsor or the Research Ethics Committee (Human).
I hope you will consider participating in this study. Please feel free to contact me with any queries or concerns on the contact details listed below.
Dr Bianca Wright