The design of Social Media TestDrive is guided by learning theories that were proven effective to help students learn. To enhance user experience, we use a design-based research approach to continuously identify room for improvement, develop and test new features to address the needs of different user groups. Therefore, research is an integral part of the development of TestDrive and is an ongoing effort by our team. We would love your participation in our ongoing and future research to help us improve this platform.
Please fill in this survey if you are interested in giving us feedback or participate in our future research. We will contact you directly when there are research opportunities.
Participate in our ongoing research
Fall 2023: GPT-based Educational Chatbot Builder study
This study aims to better understand, from the perspective of the educators, how teens are taught about navigating social media, how conversational AI can help this education process, and which tools educators would need to influence and shape this education process. To learn more about this study and how you can participate, please click here, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fall 2022 — Spring 2023: Knowledge Outcome Evaluation study
This study evalutes the effectiveness of Social Media TestDrive in changing youth's knowledge and behaviors related to social media literacy topics. To learn more about this study and how you can participate, please click here, or email us at email@example.com.
Spring 2022: Youth Tech Safety study
This study explores how parents/caregivers and educators help youth navigate digital risks on social media. To learn more about this study and how you can participate, if you are a parent/caregiver please click here and if you are an educator please click here, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spring 2022: Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based Conversational Agent study
Cornell Social Media Lab is inviting youth and educators to help us build a conversational agent (chatbot) system using artificial intelligence (AI) to teach teenagers how to deal with cyberbullying. Your input into its development will make sure it is relevant and effective for thousands of users all over the world. To learn more about this study and how you can participate, if you are a youth please click here and if you are an educator please click here, or email us at email@example.com.