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Table 3 Participant feedback on the course

From: Design and implementation of a massive open online course on enhancing the recruitment of minorities in clinical trials – Faster Together

Questionnaire items and responses n (%)
(N = 14)
Course improved professional knowledge of subject
 Yes 14 (100%)
  No 0 (0%)
Likelihood of making changes in clinical trial recruitment and retention practices
 Very likely 10 (71.4%)
  Somewhat likely 4 (28.6%)
 Somewhat unlikely 0 (0%)
  Not at all likely 0 (0%)
Course materials and presentations were free of bias
  Strongly disagree 0 (0%)
  Disagree 0 (0%)
  Neutral 0 (0%)
  Agree 6 (42.9%)
  Strongly agree 8 (57.1%)
Learning materials were of high quality
  Strongly disagree 0 (0%)
  Disagree 0 (0%)
  Neutral 0 (0%)
  Agree 7 (50.0%)
  Strongly agree 7 (50.0%)
Format was effective in conveying content
  Strongly disagree 0 (0%)
  Disagree 0 (0%)
  Neutral 0 (0%)
  Agree 6 (42.9%)
  Strongly agree 8 (57.1%)
Interactive components of the course aided my comprehension of the content
  Strongly disagree 0 (0%)
  Disagree 0 (0%)
  Neutral 1 (7.1%)
  Agree 6 (42.9%)
  Strongly agree 7 (50.0%)
Content
  Poor 0 (0%)
  Fair 0 (0%)
  Average 0 (0%)
  Good 6 (42.9%)
  Excellent 8 (57.1%)
Provided useful research information
  Poor 0 (0%)
  Fair 0 (0%)
  Average 0 (0%)
  Good 3 (21.4%)
  Excellent 11 (78.6%)
Conveyed the subject matter clearly
  Poor 0 (0%)
  Fair 0 (0%)
  Average 0 (0%)
  Good 3 (21.4%)
  Excellent 11 (78.6%)
Met learning objectives
  Poor 0 (0%)
  Fair 0 (0%)
  Average 0 (0%)
  Good 4 (28.6%)
  Excellent 10 (71.4%)
  1. See Additional file 2 for the full questions and response options