ARCHIVED: In Oncourse Tests & Surveys, how do I create a survey?

Oncourse is retired and will be fully decommissioned on September 1, 2017. Beginning in September, you will no longer be able to log in, and your data will not be recoverable, except gradebook data for grade disputes. To avoid data loss, download or migrate all data you wish to keep before August 31, 2017. For details, see About the Oncourse retirement.
To complete these procedures, you must be assigned a role having the necessary permissions. If you're not sure what your role is, see the "Role" column in the Roster tool. For permissions, see What can I do in read-only Oncourse?

You can create an ungraded assessment, such as a survey or ungraded test, using the same process you would to create a graded test or quiz. Simply create an assessment with appropriate questions and settings for your purpose.

The "Survey" question type allows you to choose from a predefined set of scales commonly used for survey reporting. Those scales are as follows:

  • Yes, No
  • Disagree, Agree
  • Disagree, Undecided, Agree
  • Below Average -> Above Average
  • Strongly Disagree -> Strongly Agree
  • Unacceptable -> Excellent
  • 1 -> 5
  • 1 -> 10

You can also use other question types in a survey, such as multiple choice, true/false, and short answer/essay. However, multiple choice and true/false questions require you to specify a correct answer. As long as the Answer Point Value for the questions is set to zero or the gradebook options for the assessment are set to None, this will have no practical effect. For multiple choice questions, you may want to choose Multiple Correct, Single Selection or Multiple Correct, Multiple Selection and check all listed answers as correct to avoid misleading statistics when you are viewing the results.

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Note: To help prevent participants from losing their work because of unexpected disruptions in connectivity, configure your assessment so that it displays each question on a separate web page. For more, see ARCHIVED: Can I lose my work if Oncourse times out?

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