You have been asked to participant in a research study conducted by StraighterLine. You are being asked to participate in this study because you are a current or former StraighterLine student. Your participation in this study is entirely voluntary and you may leave the session at any time.

Purpose of Study

The purpose of this study is to assist StraighterLine in redesigning a more user-friendly web experience. We hope to use the study to gain an in-depth understanding of the needs of current and former students, and determine what new features they would find useful in a future version of the StraighterLine site.

Interview Procedure

The interview will last approximately 45 minutes. It will consist of 5 minutes of instructions and introductions, and 40 minutes of questions and observation. Screen and audio recordings of the session will be saved for later analysis.


Your responses and all session recordings will be kept completely confidential and will be used for research purposes only. StraighterLine will be using the tool GoToMeeting to record the session. The recordings will not be viewed by anyone outside of the study, and will be deleted at the completion of the study. We will also delete a recording anytime at a user's request. Your name and personal information will never be reported in any of our findings.

Participation and Withdrawal

You can choose whether or not to participate in this study. If you choose to participate, you may withdraw at any time. You may also refuse to answer any questions you do not want to answer.

Contact Information

If you have any questions about the research, you may contact Jaime Dalbke at [email protected]

By filling out this form, you agree to participate in this study, conducted and recorded by StraighterLine, and you consent to the use and release of the recording.