By Mustafa Abualsaud (PhD Candidate), Cheriton School of Computer Science

Information requested Description
Research participation information and requirements
Description of study This study seeks to understand how people use their phones to search the web for answers to factoid/informational questions.
Participant requirements

In order to participate in the study, you must:

1.     Be proficient in English.

2.     Require no assistance with using a phone device or a computer.

3.     Have not participated in a similar information retrieval user study.

4.     Must have a smartphone (Android or iOS) with Zoom installed.

Length of time of study 1 hour
Other information

In appreciation of your time, you will receive $15 CAD.

Supervisor/Co-supervisor information

Supervisor: Mark Smucker

For questions about the survey please contact:

Mustafa Abualsaud

This study has been reviewed and received ethics clearance through a University of Waterloo Research Ethics Committee.