Microsoft Usability Enrollment Form

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Please tell us your parent / guardian's name
First Name:
Last Name:
What is your child’s name?
First Name:
Last Name:
Zip Code
International Phone Number (Where we can reach your parent / guardian)
Your Parent / Guardian's Daytime Telephone Number
Your Parent / Guardian's Evening Telephone Number
Your Your Child's Telephone Number
What is your preferred method of contact?
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Phone
Email
Text Message
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What is your child's race or ethnicity?
White (Non-Hispanic)
Hispanic or Latino
Black or African American
Asian, Asian American or Pacific Islander
American Indian or other Native American
Multi-racial
Other (write in)
Prefer not to answer
What languages do you speak?
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English
Spanish
French
German
Chinese
Japanese
Italian
Russian
Other (write in)
Please indicate any disabilities you may have below:
(select all that apply)
Arthritis
Autism
Cognitive Impairment/Memory Loss
Color Blindness
Dyslexia
Hearing Impairment
Deaf
Learning Disability
Mobility Impairment
Movement Disorder (Parkinson’s)
Restricted Lower Body Mobility
Restricted Upper Body Mobility
Language Impairment
Speech Impairment
Blindness
Visual Impairment
None of these
Other (write in)
What assistive technology do you use?
(select all that apply)
Screen Readers
Text to Speech Hardware/Software
Personal Listening Devices
Braille Display
Video Magnifier
Amplified Phone
None of these
Please indicate any disabilities your child has below:
(select all that apply)
Arthritis
Autism
Cognitive Impairment/Memory Loss
Color Blindness
Dyslexia
Hearing Impairment
Deaf
Learning Disability
Mobility Impairment
Movement Disorder (Parkinson’s)
Restricted Lower Body Mobility
Restricted Upper Body Mobility
Language Impairment
Speech Impairment
Blindness
Visual Impairment
None of these
Other (write in)
What assistive technology does your child use?
(select all that apply)
Screen Readers
Text to Speech Hardware/Software
Personal Listening Devices
Braille Display
Video Magnifier
Amplified Phone
None of these
How did you hear about Microsoft User Research?
Microsoft User Research Website
Playtest Website
Microsoft User Research Facebook Page
Playtest Facebook Page
You Tube
Trade Show/Fair/Local Event
Twitter
Craigslist
Search Engine/Online Ad
Referred by a Friend
Other
What Trade Show or Event did you attend?
What is your employment status?
Full time
Part time
Student
Retired
Unemployed
Business Owner
Homemaker/Stay at Home
Would you be interested in participating in a remote study where the researcher comes to you?
At Home
At Work
No, I’m not interested
What is the age of your child(ren)?
Child #1
Child #2
Child #3
Child #4
Child #5
What school does your child attend?What school do you attend?

Company Information

Company Name
Job Title
Estimated Number of Employees
What is your primary job classification/function?
(Select all that apply)
Admin/Clerical/Sales/Customer Service
Armed Forces/Reserve
Arts / Entertainment / Sports
Business Development/Strategy/Program, Project, People Manager
Construction/Home Improvement/Home Repair or Maintenance
Education
Farming/Mining/Agricultural/Forestry
Finance / Insurance / Banking
Real Estate
Local, State, Federal Government
Public Utilities/Social Services
Healthcare
Information Systems/Technology (IT)
Legal
Public Service/Safety
Retail Trade/Services
Marketing / Public Relations
Warehousing and Transportation
Wholesale Trade
Manufacturing
Accounting/Data Analysis
Software Development
School/University/College
Area of study
Architecture
Arts/Design
Business
Communications/Journalism
Computer Science
Economics
Education
Engineering
Human Factors
Law
Liberal Arts
Math/Statistics
Medical Nursing
Political Science
Psychology/Sociology
Science
Theology
N/A

Cell phone information

Cell Phone Brand
(select all that apply)
Alcatel
Amazon
Android
Apple iPhone
Audiovox
Blackberry
Cisco
Compaq
HTC
Huawei
Kyocera
Lenovo
LG
Microsoft Windows Phone
Motorola
Nexus
Nokia
Samsung
Sanyo
Sony
Cell phone operating system
(select all that apply)
Windows
Android
Apple/iOS

TECHNOLOGY USE (HOME or WORK)

What is the OS of the DESKTOP computer you use at home or work?
Windows 10
Windows 8.1
Windows 8.0
Windows 7
Apple/iOS
What is the OS of the LAPTOP computer you use at home or work?
Windows 10
Windows 8.1
Windows 8.0
Windows 7
Apple/iOS
What other Apple products do you use?
(select all that apply)
iPad
iPad Mini
iPad Air
iPad Pro
Apple TV
Apple Watch
None of these
What Microsoft products do you use?
(select all that apply)
Azure
Bing
Bing Ads
Cortana
Dynamics/CRM
Microsoft Edge
Microsoft Band
Office
Surface
Skype
Skype for Business (Lync)
Visual Studio
Xbox /PC Games
None of these
What Microsoft Office Productivity Tools do you use?
(select all that apply)
Excel
Word
Access
PowerPoint
Outlook
One Note
Office 365
Publisher
SharePoint
One Drive/One Drive for Business
None of these
Which Surface model do you own
(select all that apply)
Surface Pro 4
Surface Pro 3
Surface 3
Surface Book
Surface Pro 2
Surface R/T
What accessories do you use?
Select all that apply)
Surface Pen
Type Cover Keyboard
Touch Cover Keyboard
What other computer products or devices do you use?
(select all that apply)
Android Tablet
Amazon Firephone
Amazon Echo
Kindle/eReader
GPS Watch
Fitness Device (example: Smart Watch, Fitbit)
Health Monitoring Device
Windows Tablet
What are your primary coding languages?
C#
C++
Java
Python
Cordova
Xamarin
React Native
Node.js
Hockey7App
Visual Studio
None of these
How many hours do you spend in an average week coding software applications?
Check any of the types of software applications or solutions that you build
Apps for iOS
Apps for Android
Web apps
System apps
Other (Write in)
What type of administrator role do you perform at your company?
Mobile Device Administrator
Application Administrator
PC/Computer Administrator
Network Administrator
Storage Administrator
Infrastructure Administrator
Cloud Service Administrator
Other (Write in)
None of these
On average, how many hours per WEEK do you play games on the following devices?
Gaming Console
PC
Smartphone
Tablet
On average, how many hours per WEEK does your child play games on the following devices?
Gaming Console
PC
Smartphone
Tablet
Which of the following Game Consoles do you play on?
(Select all that apply)
Xbox One
Xbox 360
Xbox 360 with Kinect
Playstation 4
Playstation 3
Wii
WiiU
PC
Other (Write in)
Which of the following Game Consoles does your child play on?
(Select all that apply)
Xbox One
Xbox 360
Xbox 360 with Kinect
Playstation 4
Playstation 3
Wii
Wiiu
PC
Other (Write in)
What are your favorite gaming genres?
(select all that apply)
Adventure
Action
Sports
World Building
Casual
Racing
Shooters
Role Playing Games (RPG)
Fighting
Other (Write in)
What are your child's favorite gaming genres?
(select all that apply)
Adventure
Action
Sports
World Building
Casual
Racing
Shooters
Role Playing Games (RPG)
Fighting
Other (Write in)
Please indicate which research categories you would be most interested in participating in:
(Select all that apply)
Consumer Products (Mobile, Wearables, Tablets, Bing, Windows)
Entertainment Studies (Xbox One, Kinect, Hololens)
It Pro/Developer (Server, Network, Databases, Security etc)
Office Productivity (Office, CRM, Cloud Storage, Remote Connect)
Playtest Program (Gaming studies on a variety of gaming consoles and other devices)

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