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A New Touch on Survey Personalization

Conducting a personalized survey means your study’s participants would enjoy a more unique experience. In addition, it would create a greater connection between researchers and respondents. Survey cus...
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Online Surveys: Documentation Made Easy With Ethica

Documenting the data collection process of a study is partly done in hopes of letting others replicate and assess your project, and also helps with efficiently distributing a survey. Ethica’s Versions...
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A Higher Compliance Rate With Eligibility Surveys

Researchers can modify eligibility surveys as a screening technique. Eligibility surveys also ensure higher compliance rates and increased response rates. Ethica's research tool offers an option to cr...
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Multilingual Studies: The Key to Inclusive Research

By adding more language(s) to your study, you can offer a localized version of activities to participants with different ethnic and geographical backgrounds. Increasing the diversity of your responden...
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Making Sense of Your Survey’s Exported Data

Whether you are monitoring your data or analyzing it, the data export feature can be beneficial for your study. Ethica offers a user-friendly data export process that results in a detailed yet easy-to...
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A Richer VAS Question: How to Use Images as Labels

Visual analogue scales (VAS) are measurement instruments represented as sliders designed to facilitate assessing characteristics or attributes that cannot be measured directly. Among many other questi...
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How to Join a Study

Recruiting participants is made easier with online research tools, as scientists now have access to larger groups of potential participants from various geographical and ethnic categories. Researchers...
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Rapid Research Deployment Made Easy

Quality research sometimes requires carrying out several studies with only minor differences. Ethica survey tool guarantees a rapid deployment rate by letting researchers create, modify, and edit stud...
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How to Set Reminders Based on Participants’ Preferences

Preserving the connection between researchers and respondents is another important factor that contributes to increasing the compliance rate. Ethica allows for further communication between researche...
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How to Create a Baseline Survey in Ethica

Some researchers choose to use a baseline survey at the beginning of their study It is easy to create a baseline survey with Ethica. This baseline survey provides you with information, based on which ...
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How to Check the Status of My Survey Session?

When you can monitor the receiving data in your surveys, you are more confident about the accuracy of the results you achieve. Through monitoring provided by Ethica, researchers are able to check if t...

A Look at Participant Onboarding Process

One of the prominent concerns about using online research tools is how much study participants are willing to work with them. A simple and clear guideline that introduces the nooks and crannies of the...
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Criteria: How and When to Use it

Research tools with user-friendly interfaces and features to customize the experience, allow you to adjust the behavior of your study’s surveys in various ways and increase the compliance rate of your...
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Customize Survey Notifications Based on Participants' Preferences

Ethica is constantly trying to develop innovative ways to facilitate survey personalization for participants. It makes it possible to prompt participants in three different ways: In-App, SMS, and Emai...
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How to Configure SMS Notifications for Activities

Ethica research tool provides three types of notifications to prompt participants when certain activities, such as surveys, are due: In-App Notification, SMS Notification, Email Notification.
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How to Create a One-Time Optional Survey

With a flexible research tool like Ethica, you have many ways of prompting surveys to participants. By employing User Triggering Logics and setting the right criteria, you can create a survey that is ...
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Edit Surveys During the Study

Ethica is a very flexible tool that supports changes in the study protocols and allows for minor corrections if needed. As part of this, it allows you to make changes to surveys that are already sent ...
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Prompt a Survey More Than Once a Day

For some studies, you might want to notify the participants to take a survey, or complete a cognitive task, more than once a day. In such cases, you should use multiple Time Triggering Logics. Fortuna...
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Personalized Surveys in Ethica

Learn how to use Ethica and create personalized experience sampling studies.
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How to Create a Survey with 3 Prompts per Day

Scenario: Assume you want to add a survey to your study which is triggered 3 times per day, in the morning between 9 to 11, in the afternoon between 1pm to 3pm, and in the evening between 6pm to 8pm. ...
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Using Skip Patterns on a 2-Question Survey

In this example, we create a 2-question survey in Ethica, and apply skip patterns to it with multiple different approaches. We will program the survey both using the graphical Survey Editor, and raw J...
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