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Group Mediated Computer Interaction
Answer questions as they relate to you. For most answers, check the boxes most applicable to you or fill in the blanks.
Please provide us with some basic demographic information by answering the questions below. Please be honest as all of the information you provide is completely confidential.
What is your age?
What is your gender?
Asian or Pacific Islander
Married or Living Together
Are you a US citizen?
Group Interaction Perceptions
This part of the research concerns your feelings and perceptions of the mental visualization game in which you just participated. Please answer each of the questions below according to the response scale provided. Please be as honest as possible when answering each of the questions. Once again, please remember that all of your responses are completely confidential.
How similar do you feel to the other members of your group?
Not at all (1)
How much do you feel you were ignored by the other members of your group?
To what extent do you feel like your group was cohesive?
How much do you feel like you were excluded by the other members of your group?
Assuming that the ball should be thrown to each person equally (33% if three people; 25% if four people), what percent of the throws did you receive?
Why do you think the other group members behaved toward you as they did?
They are bad people (1)
They didn't want to play with me (2)
The situation was unclear (3)
They wanted to play with me (4)
They are good people (5)
We will be conducting several additional group studies over the course of the next couple semesters. How willing would you be to work with the other members of your group on additional research projects.
A little (2)
I would be willing to help (4)
Very willing to help (5)
How much time (in hours) would you be willing to be involved in additional research projects with your current group members? Please indicate the number of hours below.
How much time (in hours) would you be willing to be involved in additional research on environmental conservatism with your current group members? Please indicate the number of hours below.
How much time (in hours) would you be willing to be involved in additional research on environmental conservatism with new group members? Please indicate the number of hours below.
How likely would you be to donate money to charitable organizations who's membership includes your other group members?
Extremely unlikely (1)
Moderately unlikely (2)
Moderately likely (6)
Extremely likely (7)
In your opinion, how likely is it that other people would act in a similar manner as your group members, if asked to participate in a similar situation/study.
Not at all likely (1)
Somewhat likely (4)
In your opinion, how likely would your group members (as a whole) be to act similarly toward other people in a similar situation/study?
In your opinion, how likely would your group members (as a whole) be to act similarly in other situations/studies?
Were the other members of your group
All the same gender (1)
Mixed gender (2)
All a different gender (3)
What were the other members of your group:
All the same ethnicity as me (1)
Mixed ethnicity (2)
All a different ethnicity than me (3)
The following questions concern your feelings and perceptions of the mental visualization game in which you just participated. For each of the following statements, rate the extent to which you experienced each item DURING the game. Choose the number, using the scale provided, that best represents how you were feeling DURING the game. As always, your responses will be kept completely confidential so please answer as honestly as possible.
Not at all (1)
I felt insecure.
I felt "disconnected."
I felt liked.
I felt rejected.
I felt like an outsider.
I felt satisfied.
I felt important.
I felt I belonged to the group.
I felt invisible.
My self-esteem was high.
I felt the other players interacted with me a lot.
I felt good about myself.
I felt the other players decided everything.
I felt meaningless.
I felt non-existent.
I felt useful.
I felt I was unable to influence the action of others.
I felt powerful.
I felt I had control over the course of the game.
I felt I had the ability to significantly alter events.
Baseline Measures - Baseline Measures - Baseline Measures
The next several sections are being given to participants in order to obtain baseline measures for future research studies. Obtaining baseline information is an extremely important component in the research development phase. We would appreciate your honestly in responding to each of the items that follow. Thank you.
Social Perceptions A
Think of the following response alternatives to the next series of questions as a ladder representing where people stand in our society. At the top of the ladder are the people who are the best off, those who have the most money, most education, and best jobs. At the bottom are the people who are the worst off, those who have the least money, and worst jobs or no job. For each of the groups provided below, please indicate their place in our society.
Top rung of the ladder (1st rung)
Bottom rung of the latter (10th rung)
Current Thoughts II
This scale consists of a number of words and phrases that describe different feelings and emotions. Read each item and then mark the appropriate answer in the space next to that word. Please indicate how you feel AT THIS VERY MOMENT using the scale provided to record your answers.
Very much (4)
I feel angry.
I feel furious.
I feel irritated
I am mad
I am burned up.
I feel like hitting something.
I feel like breaking something.
I feel like banging something.
I feel like yelling.
I feel like swearing.
I feel calm.
I feel tense.
I feel upset
I feel relaxed.
I feel content.
I am worried.
Social Perceptions B
In the next section we are interested in obtaining baseline measures for individuals perceptions of various ethnic/racial groups. In your opinion, what percentage of HISPANICS/LATINOS possess each of the following traits?
Social Perceptions C
In the next section we are interested in obtaining baseline measures for individuals perceptions of various ethnic/racial groups. In your opinion, what percentage of ASIANS possess each of the following traits?
Current Thoughts III
This is a questionnaire designed to measure what you are thinking at this very moment. There is, of course, no right answers for any statement. The best answer is what you feel is true of yourself at this moment. Be sure to answer all of the items, even if you are not certain of the best answer. Again, answer these questions as they are true for you RIGHT NOW
Not al all (1)
A little bit (2)
Very Much (4)
I am confident about my abilities.
I am worried about whether I am regarded as a success or failure.
I am satisfied with the way my body looks right now.
I feel frustrated or rattled about how I perform tasks
I feel I am having trouble understanding things that I read.
I feel that others respect and admire me.
I am dissatisfied with my weight.
I feel self-conscious.
I feel as smart as others.
I feel displeased with myself.
I feel good about myself.
I am pleased with my appearance right now.
I am worried about what other people think of me.
I feel confident that I understand things.
I feel inferior to others at this moment.
I feel unattractive.
I feel concerned about the impression I am making.
I feel I have less scholastic ability right now than others.
I feel like I am not doing well.
I am worried about looking foolish.
Personal Feelings A
The following questions assess your views about different groups of individuals. If you are generally not opposed to a statement for a particular group, mark that statement. Therefore, you can mark more than one statement for any or all groups. Please be honest in your responses as this information will be kept completely confidential.
As close kin by marriage
In my club as personal chum
On my street as neighbors
Working along side me in my job
As citizens in my country
As visitors to my country
I'd exclude them from my country
How would you feel about having members of the following group: Hispanics
How would you feel about having members of the following group: Asians
How would you feel about having members of the following group: Caucasian (non-Hispanic)
How would you feel about having members of the following group: African-American
Personal Feelings B
Please answer the questions that follow based on your current thoughts or beliefs. Answer each item based on the extent to which you believe each statement to be true of you. Please answer each question as truthfully as possible.
Not at all true (1)
Rarely true (2)
Sometimes true (3)
Most times true (4)
I can always manage to solve difficult problems if I try hard enough.
If someone opposes me, I can find the ways and means to get what I want.
I am certain that I can accomplish my goals.
I am confident I could deal effectively with unexpected events.
Thanks to my resourcefulness, I can handle unforeseen situations.
I can solve most problems if I invest the necessary effort.
I can remain calm when facing difficulties because I can rely on my coping abilities.
When I am confronted with a problem, I can find several solutions.
If I am in trouble, I can think of a good solution.
I can handle whatever comes my way.
Personal Feelings C
Please answer the following questions on the basis of how you feel about your ethnic/racial group and your membership in that group. Please indicate your agreement or disagreement with each of the statements below.
Strongly Disagree (1)
Somewhat Disagree (3)
Somewhat Agree (5)
Strongly Agree (7)
Overall, my ethnic group memberships have very little to do with how I feel about myself.
The ethnic group I belong to are an important reflection of who I am.
The ethnic group I belong to are unimportant to my sense of what kind of a person I am.
In general, belonging to my ethnic group is an important part of my self-image.
General Thoughts A
Not true (1)
Somewhat true (4)
Very true (7)
My first impressions of people usually turns out to be right.
It would be hard for me to break any of my bad habits.
I don't care to know what other people really think of me.
I have not always been honest with myself.
I always know why I like things.
When my emotions are aroused, it biases my thinking.
Once, I have made up my mind, other people can seldom change my opinion.
I am not a safe driver when I exceed the speed limit.
I am fully in control of my own fate.
It's hard for me to turn off a disturbing thought.
I never regret my decisions.
I sometimes loose out on things because I can not make up my mind soon enough.
The reason I vote is because my vote can make a difference.
My parents were not always fair when they punished me.
I am a completely rational person.
I rarely appreciate criticism.
I am very confident of my judgments
I have sometimes doubted my ability as a lover.
It's all right with me if some people happen to dislike me.
I don't always know the reasons why I do the things I do.
I sometimes tell lies if I have to.
I never cover up my mistakes.
There have been occasions when I have taken advantage of someone.
I never swear.
I sometimes try to get even rather than forgive and forget.
I always obey laws, even if I'm unlikely to get caught
I had said something bad about a friend behind his or her back.
When I hear people talking privately, I avoid listening.
I have received too much change from a salesperson without telling him or her.
I always declare everything at customs.
When I was young, I sometimes stole things.
I have never dropped litter on the street.
I sometimes drive faster than the speed limit.
I never read sexy books or magazines.
I have dome things that I can't tell other people about.
I never take things that don't belong to me.
I have taken sick leave from work or school even though I wasn't really sick.
I have never damaged a library book or store merchandise without reporting it.
I have some pretty awful habits
I don't gossip about other people's business.
General Thoughts B
The statements below ask about your perceptions of diversity. Once again, please be as honest as possible in answering each of the statements below.
Strongly disagree (1)
Slightly disagree (3)
Slightly agree (4)
Strongly agree (6)
All students should have an equal opportunity to learn and succeed.
Students should be taught to respect those who are different from themselves.
Educators should help students develop respect for themselves and others.
It does not matter if a student is rich or poor, everyone should have the same chance to succeed.
Students should give up their cultural beliefs and practices to fit in with other students.
Each minority culture has something positive to contribute to American society.
Students should feel pride in their heritage.
All students should learn about cultural differences.
I enjoy being around people who are different from me.
Cultural diversity is a valuable resource and should be preserved.
Educational activities should be representative of a wide variety of cultures.
Educators should plan activities that meet the diverse needs and develop the unique abilities of students from different ethnic backgrounds.
Minority individuals should adopt the values and lifestyles of the dominant culture.
The perspectives of a wide range of ethnic groups should be included in educational curriculums.
Educators are responsible for teaching students about the ways in which various cultures have influenced various activities in this country.
I am uncomfortable around students whose ethnic heritage is different from my own.
Cultural diversity is a negative force in the development of American society
Social Perceptions D
In the next section we are interested in obtaining baseline measures for individuals perceptions of various ethnic/racial groups. In your opinion, what percentage of CAUCASIANS (NON-HISPANIC) possess each of the following traits?
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