Questionnaire

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Teachers can use Questionnaire activity to create a survey and collect data from students.

Teachers can add the following types of question in “Questionnaire”.

  • Check Boxes
  • Date
  • Dropdown Box
  • Essay Box – HTML editor possible, set width and height of box
  • Label
  • Numeric – can set length and number of decimal places
  • Radio Buttons – have labels you determine for each question
  • Rate (scale 1..5)
  • Slider
  • Text Box
  • Yes/No

Create a Questionnaire

  1. Click “Turn editing on” button on the course site.                                                                                                     
  2. Click “Add an activity or resource”.                                                                                                                          Add an activity or resources
  3. Click “Questionnaire”.                                                                                                                                 

Edit settings

  1. Click “Turn editing on” button on the course site.                                                                     
  2. Enter the “Name” and the “Description” of the questionnaire.
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  3. Teacher can specify the availability of the questionnaire here by checking the check box.
    Questionnaire Availability
  4. Teacher can set the response options.
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    ItemDescription
    TypeTeacher can set if students will be allowed to respond once, daily, weekly or monthly.
    Respondent TypeTeacher can choose if the system logs the users’ names of the responses.
    Students can view
    ALL responses

    Teacher can decide if students can view the response result here.

    • After answering the questionnaire: If the questionnaire only be allowed to respond once, students can view the response result after they submitted their own questionnaire.
    • After the questionnaire is closed: Students can view the response result after the close date.
    • Always: Students always can view the result.
    • Never : Students cannot view the response result.
    Save/Resume
    answers
    Students can save the questionnaire before submit it. It is convenient for long
    questionnaire since students can save it and come back to finish it later.
    Submission gradeTeacher can determine if the questionnaire needs to be graded.
  5. Teacher can choose to reuse the old questionnaire template under “Content options”. The default setting is “Create new”.                                                                                                                        Questionnaire Content Option
  6. Click “Save and display”.

Advanced settings

  1. Select “Advanced settings” under Administration of the Questionnaire on left hand side.
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  2. Under the “Content options” section, enter the title and additional information.
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    ItemDescription
    Questionnaire Type

    It determines if the other courses can reuse this questionnaire.

    • Private: The questionnaire can only be used in this course.
    • Template: The questionnaire can be copied and edited.
    • Public: The questionnaire can be shared among courses.
    TitleThis title will be shown on the top of the questionnaire.
    SubtitleThis subtitle will be shown on the top of the questionnaire.
    Additional InfoThis additional information will be shown on the top of the questionnaire. Teachers are recommended to enter some instructions here.
  3. Teacher can enter Confirmation URL/ Confirmation page heading text and body text here. This information will be shown once students finished the questionnaire.

    Teacher can enter the email under the email item, so that teacher will receive a copy of each submission from students. 
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Setting up questions

The setting up of the mostly used question types will be illustrated.

Check Boxes

  1. Select “Questions” tab on the top of the page.
  2. Select “Check Boxes”, and click “Add selected question type”. “Check Boxes” type of question allows respondent to choose one or more options.
    Add questions
  3. Input the “Question Name”, “Question Text” and “Possible answers”.

    For the “Response Required”, the question will be required if teacher select “Yes”. Students MUST answer this question in order to submit this questionnaire.

    For the “Min. forced responses” and “Max. forced responses”, teacher can set how many boxes should be checked here. If there is no restriction on how many boxes should be checked in this question, you can just leave it as default “0” value.

  4. Click “Save changes” to save the question.

Radio Buttons

  1. Select “Questions” tab on the top of the page.
  2. Select “Radio Buttons”, and click “Add selected question type”. “Radio Buttons” type of question allows respondent choose only ONE option.
    Add questions - Radio button
  3. Input the “Question Name”, “Question Text” and “Possible answers”.

    For the “Response Required”, the question will be required if teacher select “Yes”. Students MUST answer this question in order to submit this questionnaire.

    For the “Radio buttons Alignment”, teacher can select if the options shown in vertical/ horizontal format.

  4. Click “Save changes” to save the question.

Text Box

  1. Select “Questions” tab on the top of the page.
  2. Select “Text Box”, and click “Add selected question type”. “Text Box” allows respondent input text in the question.
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  3. Input the “Question Name”, “Question Text” and “Possible answers”.

    For the “Response Required”, the question will be required if teacher select “Yes”. Students MUST answer this question in order to submit this questionnaire.

    For the “Input box length”, teacher can set the width of the input box here.

    For the “Max. text length”, teacher can set the length of the text entered by the respondent here.

  4. Click “Save changes” to save the question.

Tips

Questionnaire” activity and “Feedback” activity are similar. The following table shows the similarities and the differences between the two activities.

Similarities
  • Can choose if students see the analysis result.
  • Can choose if the system logs the respondents’ names.
  • Can set if students have multiple submissions.
  • Can customize the confirmation pages
Differences
  • Questionnaire can be graded while feedback does not provide this feature.
  • The question types between two activities are different.

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