I’m doing a research paper for my freshman writing seminar on robotics mentorship. The key things I’m trying to figure out and write about are what gets mentors involved with robotics, and what keeps them involved for years to come.
It is mainly targeted at FRC mentorship, but I tried to make the survey applicable to mentors of all educational robotics competitions.
If you are a mentor, and you are reading this, I would appreciate it if you filled out this short survey: http://goo.gl/forms/x3iRUxGmt7
It’s not particularly long, but it would greatly help me with my project.
I’m not sure. I don’t necessarily want to reveal everyone’s personal motivations for joining robotics to everyone else without their express permissions, but the information is also unlikely to be particularly sensitive information, so I should be able to.
We’ll see when I’m all done- I have to get some non-CD people to fill out the survey as well, or there will be an inherent bias of who is filling out my survey.
I would like to thank the 91 people who already filled out my survey just from seeing it on ChiefDelphi, and also RoboticsMemes on Facebook for advertising it as well: https://www.facebook.com/RoboMemes.
An easy way to not reveal potentially sensitive information is to not release any names/team numbers and then categorize responses such that the data is more generic. Unfortunately that means you have to parse through all the data by hand, but I feel like you might be doing that anyways.