How do I create a Survey?

You can use Surveys to receive feedback from your students or give them some extra points by responding to a Survey.

Open Quizzes

Open Quizzes

In Course Navigation, click the Quizzes link.

Add Quiz

Add Quiz

Click the Add Quiz button.

Select Quiz Type

Select Quiz Type

Click the Quiz Type drop-down menu.

Select Survey Type

Select Survey Type

Click the Survey type you wish to create, then add questions to complete your Survey.

Note: A Graded Survey will appear in the Gradebook, while an Ungraded Survey will not.

Select Survey Options

Select Survey Options

Place your survey in an Assignment Group [1], assign your survey a score [2], and complete the survey options [3]. Within surveys, you have all the regular quiz options, but you can also keep submissions anonymous [4]. This anonymous option applies to both graded and ungraded surveys and can be enabled and disabled before or after survey submissions.

Select Availability Dates

Select Availability Dates

You can also set a due date and available from/until dates for your survey.

Create Survey Information

Create Survey Information

Give your survey a name [1], and complete any survey instructions in the text box [2].

Add Question

Add Question

Click the Questions tab [1]. Manually create a new survey question by clicking the New Question button [2]. For help with question types, creating a new question, adding a question group, or finding questions in a question bank, please see the Quizzes section in the Instructor guide.

Name Survey Question

Name Survey Question

Survey questions are not automatically numbered for instructors. To add a custom name to your survey question, enter the name in the question text field. Custom names can help you identify survey questions more easily.

Regardless of the question name, students always see survey questions in numerical order (i.e. Question 1, Question 2).

Create Likert (Quantitative) Scale Questions

If you're interested in creating questions that involve a quantitative scale, you can create a Likert scale question using the Multiple Dropdowns question type. Please reference the Likert scale lesson for more information.

Save Survey

Save Survey

When you are finished adding questions, click the Save button to save your changes.

Publish Survey

Publish Survey

To preview the survey, click the Preview button [1]. When you are ready for students to see the survey in the course, click the Publish button [2].

View Survey

View Survey

View your Survey. It will appear under the Surveys heading in the Quizzes feature.

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