Explanatory Statement 1

Project ID: 20303

Why are you filling this survey for this research?

Because you are an Arabic language teacher.

Consenting to participate in the project and withdrawing from the research
Participating in this project is voluntary, and you have the right to withdraw from further participation at any stage while filling out the survey. However, as this survey is anonymous, we are not able to remove your data after submitting the online survey because we cannot identified your data. We can only identify you if you provide your contact details at the end of the survey. In this case, you can withdraw your data within one week of the date of submission. You may also request that specific responses are removed from your data.

Possible benefits and risks to participants
There is no risk or discomfort beyond everyday life in participating in this project, and the finding from this project might help for more effective and improved Arabic teaching.

Your data will be treated as anonymous and the researcher will not be able to identify you. However, if you provide your contact details, it will not be included in any published material and nothing about you will revealed.

Storage of data
No one will have access to this information other than the researcher Abdulwdood Bahhari (email: abdulwdood.bahhari@monash.edu), his supervisors Dr. Louisa Willoughby (email: louisa.willoughby@monash.edu) and Dr. Howard Manns (email: howard.manns@monash.edu).
The data will be safely stored in Abdulwdood’s Monash OneDrive account. After the completion of this project, the data will be secured within Monash University servers and will not be accessed by any persons other than the chief investigator, Dr. Louisa Willoughby.

The findings of this research may be published as a journal article or a conference presentation.

Should you have any concerns or complaints about the conduct of the project, you are welcome to contact the Executive Officer, Monash University Human Research Ethics Committee (MUHREC):
Executive Officer
Monash University Human Research Ethics Committee (MUHREC)
Room 111, Chancellery Building D,
26 Sports Walk, Clayton Campus
Research Office
Monash University VIC 3800
Tel: +61 3 9905 2052        Email: muhrec@monash.edu        Fax: +61 3 9905 3831

Thank you.
June 2020.

Researcher: Abdulwdood Bahhari

Email: abdulwdood.bahhari@monash.edu 

Chief investigator: Dr. Louisa Willoughby

Email: louisa.willoughby@monash.edu