Experimental research involving human participants has received an increasing interest in the Information Systems (IS) discipline. Much of today's experimental research is done with student participants, which comes with the advantage of easy availability and homogeneity of the sample. However, non-representative student samples are also often criticized due to limited generalizability. Thus, an important challenge is to engage citizens in experimental research following an open science paradigm. In this ongoing design science research project, we propose design requirements and design principles for public experimental terminals to increase engagement of citizens in experimental research. On this basis, we create an instantiation of an operational experimental terminal that can be deployed in the public space. With our research project, we present a novel approach to raise awareness and actively engage citizens in experimental research.
Greif-Winzrieth, Anke; Maedche, Alexander; and Weinhardt, Christof, "Designing a Public Experimental Terminal for Citizen Engagement" (2021). ECIS 2021 Research-in-Progress Papers. 49.
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