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Survey Builder: Types Of Surveys

When creating a new survey, you can choose the type of survey based on how the survey will be used in your project.


Survey Types

The following survey types are available:
  1. Course Main Survey: Choose this type for a survey that is intended to be the Main Survey in a course-evaluation project. All respondents in the course-evaluation project will be presented with the questions in the Main Survey.
  2. Course Targeted: Choose this type for a survey that is intended to be added to specific courses or areas as a Targeted Survey in a course-evaluation project. Respondents in those courses or areas would be presented with the questions in a Targeted Survey in addition to the questions in the Main Survey.
  3. Item Bank: Choose this type for a survey that is intended to be a bank of questions for Instructors or Administrators to select from when using the Custom Questions feature.
  4. Learning Outcomes Item Bank: Choose this type for a survey that is intended to be a bank of learning outcome questions for Instructors to select from when using the Custom Questions feature.
  5. General Survey: Choose this type for a survey that is intended to be the Main Survey in a general survey project. All respondents in the general survey project will be presented with the questions in the Main Survey.

The following survey types are not stand-alone surveys but are used to create metadata filters for courses, instructors, or respondents

  1. Metadata Course: Select this type to create metadata filters based on course.
  2. Metadata Instructor: Select this type to create metadata filters based on instructor.
  3. Metadata Respondent: Select this type to create metadata filters based on respondent.
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