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Study Recruitment Notice: Evaluation of an Educational Game for smartphone security awareness

Posted by Faculty of Computer Science on December 17, 2021 in General Announcements

You are invited to participate in a research study conducted by researchers at Dalhousie University. The goal of the study is to understand and evaluate the effectiveness of an educational game for improving user-awareness and self-efficacy towards secure smartphone behaviour. 

The participant would typically take about 30-45 minutes to complete the whole study over the course of 1 week.

  • Reading the consent form (2 mins)
  • Completing the Pre-Study Survey (10 mins) 
  • Interacting with the educational game at home (Participant would have 1 week to play the educational game)
  • Completing the Post-Study responses (15 mins) 
  • Optional Post-Study Interview (15mins)

Reward (i.e., Compensation):
A chance to win one of four $25 Amazon gift cards.

Qualifications Required:

  • Age: 18 and above 
  • Should have access to an Android Smartphone
  • Language Proficiency – English

This research study is being conducted by researchers at Dalhousie University,

  • Anirudh Ganesh – Lead researcher 
  • Dr. Rita Orji – Supervisor