The Impact of COVID-19 Protocols on Communication

We are Communication Disorders students at Truman State University. The purpose of our research is to examine the impact of current pandemic safety measures on communication and feelings of connectedness to peers and faculty. You must be 18 years of age or older and a current student at Truman State University in order to take part in this study. Completion of this survey will serve as your consent to participate in the study. The information provided in this study will be kept confidential. Survey answers will be analyzed and saved with no names or other identifying information. The data collected will be kept for future research on the topic. In an effort to protect your privacy we ask that you do not provide your name or email address anywhere on the survey form. You will receive no compensation for your participation in this survey. You can skip any questions or discontinue your participation in this study at any time with no penalty or consequence.  

Please click here to take the survey.

If you have any questions about this research project, please contact:

Lindsay Bals

Morgan Bross

Clare Fults

Katie Richmond

Faculty Advisor: Ilene Elmlinger

If you have questions about your rights as a participant, please contact the Truman State University Institutional Review Board Administrator, at 660.785.7245 or by email at If you experience embarrassment, emotional stress or discomfort, you can contact the University Counseling Center at 660.785.4000.

Proceeding to the survey indicates that this research study has been explained to you, that your questions have been answered, and that you agree to take part in the study. Thank you for your time and survey responses!
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