Amazon Mechanical Turk (MTurk) is an online marketplace for labor recruitment that has become a popular platform for data collection. In particular, MTurk can be a valuable tool for Extension professionals. As an example, MTurk workers can provide feedback, write reviews, or give input on a website design. In this article we discuss the many uses of MTurk for Extension professionals and provide best practices for its use.
Dworkin, J., Brar, P., Hessel, H., & Rudi, J. (2016). MTurk 101: An Introduction to Amazon Mechanical Turk for Extension Professionals. The Journal of Extension, 54(6), Article 5. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol54/iss6/5