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Create a new survey in the class

Can be used, among other things, for the assessment of tuition.

  • Via Admin, select Manage Applets
  • Under ”Applets To Add”, select Survey [ add ]
  • Return to Admin, and Survey Administration
  • Select ”New Survey”
  • Choose whether the survey is to be general or anonymised
  • Enter the name and describe the survey Click OK (+ confirm)
  • Enter a question number 1
  • Select presentation type (choose between checkboxes, radio buttons, free text etc.)
  • Decide whether the question is required. Required: Yes/No
  • Depending on the presentation type, enter ”Valid Responses”
  • Select Presentation Alignment.
  • Click OK

You can enter an unlimited number of questions.
NOTE: To make the survey available to users, you must select ”enable”/”disable”.
The administration of surveys (edit, see results, copying of surveys etc.) is done via the Admin-page in Survey Administration.

It is also possible to create a new survey in the class/ community via the “New Survey” link at the bottom of the “Surveys” portlet or via the Admin-page.

Displaying the answers:

  • The total registered answers for a survey is shown in the administration page for the survey.
  • You will not be able to export data or view the results while an anonymous survey is active/in progress.
  1. Deactivate the survey when it is completed.
  2. Select "Summary".
  3. In order to view the free text answers, you can select ”View free text answers”.
  4. Click “Conceal free text answers” to return to the normal view.

Open the results of a survey in another program:

The results of the survey will open in columns in Excel (or another program of your choosing) when you click ”CSV file”.

If it is a problem that the results do not open automatically in columns in, for example, Excel when you click “CSV file”, this can be fixed by changing a setting on your PC. Do as follows:

  1. Go to the START menu (bottom left)
  2. Select Settings
  3. Select Control Panel
  4. Select Regional and Language Options
  5. Under ”Regional Options”
  6. Select for example ”English (United Kingdom)”. (Norwegian will not work).
  7. Click ”OK”

Sending email in connection with a survey:

You can send an email about a survey to the following groups of persons:

  • Everyone who can take part in the survey
  • Students who can take part in the survey
  • Everyone who has yet to take part in the survey
  • Students have yet to take part in the survey
  • Everyone who has already taken part in the survey

This is how to do it:

  1. Access the survey you wish to send an email about.
  2. Go to Administration of the survey.
  3. In the email option: Select “Send bulk mail”
  4. Check the correct group of recipients
  5. The title will automatically be the name of the survey, but it can be changed.
  6. Enter your message.
  7. The email will be sent immediately when you click ”OK”.


Copy a survey to another class/community

  • You can copy a survey to another class or community in My space
  • You have to be have admin rights for both the class/community you move it from and to.
  • Note that you will not be able to kopy the survey directly from a class/community to a subgroup of this class/community.


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