Dialogue in the Dark My survey (after visit) ← Back to home page Join the Dialogue in the Dark movement: you too can contribute to changing Melbourne by completing our short survey following your experience. Participant information statement You are asked to participate in this research because of your visit to Dialogue in the Dark, Melbourne. This survey is being undertaken on behalf of a client, Guide Dogs Victoria. Your response will be highly valued and will form a significant part of the study. Participant information statementThe purpose of this project is to update research to better understand visitors’ perceptions of people who are blind and the Dialogue in the Dark experience. Participation in the survey is completely voluntary. In order to participate you must be aged 18 years or older. You have the opportunity to withdraw from participating in the project by not responding. Consent will be obtained by you clicking the “I agree” button below and then completing the survey. There are no disadvantages, penalties or adverse consequences for not participating or for withdrawing prematurely from the research. In addition, there are no risks, discomforts or harm, which may result from participation in the project. There are no correct answers and your answers will remain completely anonymous, so please respond as openly as possible. Some personal information like gender and age will be collected but only in broad categories and will not be used to identify anyone. The data collected will be treated with strict confidentiality and only the client and my research team will have access to the data provided. The results of the statistical analysis will be presented in a final report to GDV. Information provided by you will be stored on a password protected computer, for the duration of the study. The raw data will be strictly controlled by the university confidentiality guidelines. Thank you for participating in the survey. If you have any questions regarding this please feel free to contact me at the address given above. If you have any complaints or concerns about your participation in the study that the researcher has not been able to answer to your satisfaction, you may contact the Senior Human Ethics Officer, Ethics and Integrity, Research Office, La Trobe University, Victoria, 3086 (P: 03 9479 1443, E: firstname.lastname@example.org). Ref Number E17-053.I agree with my personal data being used as above I agree with my personal data being used as above NameRequired *EmailRequired * I give permission to use my email address for further contact from Guide Dogs Victoria Yes Are you 18 years or older?NoYes - continue with the questionnaireAge?18-2425-3435-4445-5455-64Above 65What gender do you identify with?MaleFemaleNo GenderPrefer not to sayWhat best describes your employment status?Employed for wagesSelf-employedUnemployedHomemakerStudentRetiredWhat is your annual income (before tax)?$0-$24,000$25,000-$49,000$50,000-$74,000$75,000-$99,000$100,000 or greaterPrefer not to sayWhat is your highest level of education?Primary SchoolHigh SchoolTAFE/ Technical Certificate or DiplomaUniversity DegreePost-graduate Degree or HigherWhat country do you reside in?AustraliaAfghanistanAlbaniaAlgeriaAmerican SamoaAndorraAngolaAntigua and BarbudaArgentinaArmeniaAustriaAzerbaijanBahamasBahrainBangladeshBarbadosBelarusBelgiumBelizeBeninBermudaBhutanBoliviaBosnia and HerzegovinaBotswanaBrazilBruneiBulgariaBurkina FasoBurundiCambodiaCameroonCanadaCape VerdeCayman IslandsCentral African RepublicChadChileChinaColombiaComorosCongo, Democratic Republic of theCongo, Republic of theCosta RicaCôte d'IvoireCroatiaCubaCuraçaoCyprusCzech RepublicDenmarkDjiboutiDominicaDominican RepublicEast TimorEcuadorEgyptEl SalvadorEquatorial GuineaEritreaEstoniaEthiopiaFaroe IslandsFijiFinlandFranceFrench PolynesiaGabonGambiaGeorgiaGermanyGhanaGreeceGreenlandGrenadaGuamGuatemalaGuineaGuinea-BissauGuyanaHaitiHondurasHong KongHungaryIcelandIndiaIndonesiaIranIraqIrelandIsraelItalyJamaicaJapanJordanKazakhstanKenyaKiribatiNorth KoreaSouth KoreaKosovoKuwaitKyrgyzstanLaosLatviaLebanonLesothoLiberiaLibyaLiechtensteinLithuaniaLuxembourgMacedoniaMadagascarMalawiMalaysiaMaldivesMaliMaltaMarshall IslandsMauritaniaMauritiusMexicoMicronesiaMoldovaMonacoMongoliaMontenegroMoroccoMozambiqueMyanmarNamibiaNauruNepalNetherlandsNew ZealandNicaraguaNigerNigeriaNorthern Mariana IslandsNorwayOmanPakistanPalauPalestine, State ofPanamaPapua New GuineaParaguayPeruPhilippinesPolandPortugalPuerto RicoQatarRomaniaRussiaRwandaSaint Kitts and NevisSaint LuciaSaint Vincent and the GrenadinesSamoaSan MarinoSao Tome and PrincipeSaudi ArabiaSenegalSerbiaSeychellesSierra LeoneSingaporeSint MaartenSlovakiaSloveniaSolomon IslandsSomaliaSouth AfricaSpainSri LankaSudanSudan, SouthSurinameSwazilandSwedenSwitzerlandSyriaTaiwanTajikistanTanzaniaThailandTogoTongaTrinidad and TobagoTunisiaTurkeyTurkmenistanTuvaluUgandaUkraineUnited Arab EmiratesUnited KingdomUnited StatesUruguayUzbekistanVanuatuVatican CityVenezuelaVietnamVirgin Islands, BritishVirgin Islands, U.S.YemenZambiaZimbabweWhat is your post code?Who did you attend Dialogue in the Dark with?FamilyPartnerFriend/sColleaguesTour GroupOn my ownHow many people did you attend Dialogue in the Dark with (excluding yourself)?0-12-34-56-1010+How did you hear about Melbourne's Dialogue in the Dark Exhibition?InternetE-newsletterNewspaperMagazineRadioBillboard/street signageWord of mouthHave you previously attended Dialogue in the Dark?YesNoWhich category best describes why you have returned?Because the experience is so different and excitingPart of a tour groupSomething to do at DocklandsTo learn more about people who are blindTo experience it with my friend or familyDo you know anyone who has blindness or low vision? Family Friend Colleague Neighbour No To what extent did Dialogue in the Dark improve your general understanding of people who are blind?Not at allSlightly improvedGreatly improvedNot SurePlease indicate how much you agree/ disagree with the following statements.A person who is blind could be my best friendTotally DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeNot SureSomewhat AgreeTotally AgreeWe should try our hardest to include people who are blind into the work forceTotally DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeNot SureSomewhat AgreeTotally AgreeI would be prepared to have a person who is blind as my managerTotally DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeNot SureSomewhat AgreeTotally AgreePeople who are blind can live as happily as those who are not blindTotally DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeNot SureSomewhat AgreeTotally AgreeI would pay for the services of a lawyer who is blindTotally DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeNot SureSomewhat AgreeTotally AgreeIf a person who is blind does not ask for help, it is probably because they are too shy to ask for helpTotally DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeNot SureSomewhat AgreeTotally AgreeA person who is blind cannot function in daily life without assistanceTotally DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeNot SureSomewhat AgreeTotally AgreeA person who is blind will generally reach lower achievements in life than those who are not blindTotally DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeNot SureSomewhat AgreeTotally AgreeI feel sorry for people who are blindTotally DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeNot SureSomewhat AgreeTotally AgreeMelbourne is a city that caters well for people who are blindTotally DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeNot SureSomewhat AgreeTotally AgreeThe Effects of the Exhibition Please indicate how much you agree /disagree with the following statements:A guide who is blind can be as effective as any other guideTotally DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeNot SureSomewhat AgreeTotally AgreePeople who are blind can still experience the worldTotally DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeNot SureSomewhat AgreeTotally AgreeA person who is blind can function in daily life better than I previously thoughtTotally DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeNot SureSomewhat AgreeTotally AgreeI am now more open to a relationship with a person who is blindTotally DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeNot SureSomewhat AgreeTotally AgreeOpinions related to the exhibition Please indicate how much you agree /disagree with the following statements:Dialogue in the Dark is of great importance to Victorian communityTotally DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeNot SureSomewhat AgreeTotally AgreeDialogue in the Dark can help improve attitudes towards people who are blindTotally DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeNot SureSomewhat AgreeTotally AgreeDialogue in the Dark can help improve attitudes towards people with a range of disabilitiesTotally DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeNot SureSomewhat AgreeTotally AgreeEmotional Experience Indicate to what extent you felt the following emotions during Dialogue in the Dark.InterestedNot at allLittleModeratelyQuite a bitExtremelyDistressedNot at allLittleModeratelyQuite a bitExtremelyExcitedNot at allLittleModeratelyQuite a bitExtremelyUpsetNot at allLittleModeratelyQuite a bitExtremelyStrongNot at allLittleModeratelyQuite a bitExtremelyGuiltyNot at allLittleModeratelyQuite a bitExtremelyScaredNot at allLittleModeratelyQuite a bitExtremelyHostileNot at allLittleModeratelyQuite a bitExtremelyEnthusiasticNot at allLittleModeratelyQuite a bitExtremelyProudNot at allLittleModeratelyQuite a bitExtremelyIrritableNot at allLittleModeratelyQuite a bitExtremelyAlertNot at allLittleModeratelyQuite a bitExtremelyAshamedNot at allLittleModeratelyQuite a bitExtremelyInspiredNot at allLittleModeratelyQuite a bitExtremelyNervousNot at allLittleModeratelyQuite a bitExtremelyDeterminedNot at allLittleModeratelyQuite a bitExtremelyAttentiveNot at allLittleModeratelyQuite a bitExtremelyJitteryNot at allLittleModeratelyQuite a bitExtremelyActiveNot at allLittleModeratelyQuite a bitExtremelyAfraidNot at allLittleModeratelyQuite a bitExtremelyCan you please provide your best estimate of how much money you spent visiting Dialogue in the Dark (excluding entry costs)?Total spending on accommodation (including food and drinks at your place of accommodation)Hire carPetrol/fuelLocal transport (bus, tram, train, taxi, Uber)Organised toursTakeaways and restaurant mealsGroceriesDrinks,alcohol (not previously reported)Activities and entertainment (museums, sporting events, shows etc)Other expenses (please specify)What amount of your total spend was because of your visit to Dialogue in the Dark?Overall, how do you rate the Dialogue in the Dark experience?0 = Poor12345 = SensationalPlease explain briefly how we could improve the Dialogue in the Dark experience?Will you recommend Dialogue in the Dark to a family member, friend, colleague?0 = Very unlikely12345678910 = Extremely likelyWe are glad your experience was enjoyable enough to consider recommending us to someone else. Please click yes below if you are prepared to commit to telling one other person about Dialogue in the Dark.YesNoWhich category best describes why you are attending Dialogue in the Dark?To experience something new and differentPart of a tour groupSomething to do at DocklandsTo learn about people who are blindMy friend or family brought me along Submit Save and Continue Later The concept of "Dialogue in the Dark" and its related trademarks are the intellectual property of Dialogue Social Enterprise GmbH.