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Adding a standardized survey

From: Moodle 2.1 Essential Training for Teachers

Video: Adding a standardized survey

Now that we've seen two methods of creating custom surveys by either using the choice module or the feedback module. Now let's go ahead and add a standardized survey to our course to collect some information about the student's attitudes towards thinking and learning. To do this scroll down to the bottom of Week 1 and click the dropdown menu for Add an activity and select survey. We're going to have the students complete an ATLLS survey or attitudes towards teaching and learning. So for the Name simply type in ATTLS survey, for the survey type click the dropdown menu and here you can choose any one of several different types of standardized surveys.

Adding a standardized survey

Now that we've seen two methods of creating custom surveys by either using the choice module or the feedback module. Now let's go ahead and add a standardized survey to our course to collect some information about the student's attitudes towards thinking and learning. To do this scroll down to the bottom of Week 1 and click the dropdown menu for Add an activity and select survey. We're going to have the students complete an ATLLS survey or attitudes towards teaching and learning. So for the Name simply type in ATTLS survey, for the survey type click the dropdown menu and here you can choose any one of several different types of standardized surveys.

In this case we're to choose the ATTLS or ATTLS 20 items survey. If we wanted to we could create additional instructions to provide to the students to let them know what it is they're taking and why. But in this case the standardized introduction provides all the information that we need. Go ahead and scroll down on the page and next we can set the group module since we're having each student take this survey for themselves, we're going to leave set to No groups, we do want Visibility to be Shown. Now we're going to leave the ID number blank, go ahead and click the Save and return to course button and when our page reloads go ahead and scroll back down to the bottom of Week 1 and let's use the Move right tool to move the ATLLS survey and underneath of our listing of assignments.

Now let's go ahead and look at the survey itself, so click on the link ATLLS survey and here in the instruction we let the students know what the purpose of the questionnaire is and that there are no right or wrong answers and that this will not affect their overall assessment within the course. All the questions are listed out here on the left-hand side is a radio button that by default is set to not yet answered and then a range of answers from strongly disagree all the way to strongly agree that the student can go in and simply select their particular answer for each question.

Up here in the up here in the upper right corner we have a link for us as the instructor that shows how many surveys have been submitted by our students. Currently no survey responses have been submitted, we go ahead and click on the link anyway and we can see what other options that will have when we go into look at all of our results. By default, you're taken to the Summary page, you can go over to Scale to look at additional information about how the student answered all their questions, you can go into a list of all the questions that were answered in order by all students.

We can look to detailed information for each participant in our course to see how they responded to each survey question, and then we have a download link, or we can go in and we can download all of the results into a variety of different formats, so that we can do additional analysis of them either in a stats package such as Microsoft Excel, SPSS or any other stat package. Let's go ahead and return back to our course looks good in return backdoor course by clicking on the BIOL432 link. Now you should have a pretty good feel for the different types of tools that are available to you with in Moodle 2, such as choice which allows you to ask a single question in a multiple-choice format our feedback survey which allow you to create as many questions and types of questions as you would like to create your own custom survey or using the survey tool to administer one of many standardized survey tools that are available to you inside of Moodle.

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  1. 3m 26s
    1. Welcome
      1m 14s
    2. Course overview
      1m 34s
    3. Using the exercise files
      38s
  2. 1h 10m
    1. What you need to get started
      4m 27s
    2. Installing Moodle on a Mac
      9m 23s
    3. Configuring Moodle for the Mac
      5m 29s
    4. Installing Moodle on a Windows computer
      11m 35s
    5. Configuring Moodle for Windows
      7m 21s
    6. Creating a custom theme
      10m 0s
    7. Creating user accounts
      6m 4s
    8. Creating a new course
      6m 35s
    9. Just enough site administration
      9m 51s
  3. 1h 20m
    1. Logging in and getting oriented
      4m 23s
    2. Managing private files
      3m 41s
    3. Customizing your profile
      8m 26s
    4. Customizing course settings
      10m 14s
    5. Editing the header block
      5m 18s
    6. Posting a course syllabus
      3m 43s
    7. Communicating news to students
      4m 4s
    8. Managing files and folders
      6m 14s
    9. Posting lecture slides
      4m 37s
    10. Organizing course content
      12m 31s
    11. Setting up the Gradebook
      5m 4s
    12. Creating a simple assignment
      9m 45s
    13. Messaging students
      2m 49s
  4. 26m 45s
    1. HTML Editor overview
      5m 9s
    2. Formatting text
      5m 10s
    3. Creating internal links
      3m 14s
    4. Creating external links
      2m 42s
    5. Inserting local pictures with HTML
      4m 26s
    6. Creating equations
      6m 4s
  5. 47m 28s
    1. Preparing images
      5m 19s
    2. Posting image files
      3m 18s
    3. Posting a photo gallery
      3m 23s
    4. Creating header graphics in Fireworks
      7m 58s
    5. Preparing audio
      9m 41s
    6. Posting audio files
      4m 49s
    7. Preparing video
      7m 21s
    8. Posting QuickTime video as .mov files
      2m 43s
    9. Posting Flash video as .flv files
      2m 56s
  6. 36m 9s
    1. Understanding repositories
      3m 5s
    2. Configuring a Dropbox repository
      6m 13s
    3. Using a Dropbox repository
      4m 43s
    4. Configuring a Google Docs repository
      1m 15s
    5. Using a Google Docs repository
      5m 20s
    6. Configuring a Flickr repository
      6m 13s
    7. Using a Flickr repository
      4m 5s
    8. Configuring the YouTube videos repository
      1m 7s
    9. Using the YouTube videos repository
      4m 8s
  7. 38m 50s
    1. Understanding resources and activities
      1m 9s
    2. Posting a file or document
      8m 36s
    3. Displaying a folder of documents
      4m 33s
    4. Using a label to bring your course to life
      6m 42s
    5. Creating a custom web page
      10m 33s
    6. Posting a URL for a web resource
      7m 17s
  8. 25m 51s
    1. Assignments overview
      1m 43s
    2. Advanced uploading of files assignment
      11m 32s
    3. Online text assignment
      4m 20s
    4. Uploading a single file assignment
      3m 42s
    5. Offline activity assignment
      3m 21s
    6. Assignment and Gradebook interactions
      1m 13s
  9. 35m 34s
    1. Creating a live chat room
      4m 57s
    2. Understanding Choice, Feedback, and Survey activities
      1m 23s
    3. Creating a Choice activity
      5m 10s
    4. Creating a customized Feedback activity
      4m 47s
    5. Adding a multiple choice question
      3m 14s
    6. Adding a dependent followup question
      3m 7s
    7. Adding a rating question
      2m 39s
    8. Adding an open response question
      2m 36s
    9. Analyzing Feedback results
      4m 16s
    10. Adding a standardized survey
      3m 25s
  10. 17m 18s
    1. Creating a main glossary
      5m 29s
    2. Adding concepts to the glossary
      2m 53s
    3. Enabling glossary auto-linking
      2m 53s
    4. Creating a secondary glossary
      6m 3s
  11. 11m 56s
    1. Creating a forum
      4m 40s
    2. Seeding a forum with questions
      3m 9s
    3. Participating in a forum
      4m 7s
  12. 31m 24s
    1. Creating a wiki
      4m 15s
    2. Wiki editing basics
      5m 28s
    3. Creating new pages
      2m 47s
    4. Creating lists
      3m 42s
    5. Adding images
      3m 53s
    6. Creating external links
      4m 24s
    7. Creating a table
      6m 55s
  13. 1h 4m
    1. Online assessment overview
      1m 20s
    2. Creating question pool categories
      2m 24s
    3. Creating a first question
      7m 10s
    4. Creating true/false questions
      3m 1s
    5. Creating multiple choice questions
      8m 22s
    6. Creating short answer questions
      8m 19s
    7. Creating essay questions
      4m 59s
    8. Creating match questions
      7m 10s
    9. Creating a quiz
      9m 0s
    10. Adding questions to a quiz
      2m 20s
    11. Changing the order of questions
      3m 1s
    12. Assigning quiz points
      1m 35s
    13. Previewing a finished quiz
      5m 50s
  14. 39m 38s
    1. Gradebook overview
      4m 53s
    2. Moving an assignment into a category
      1m 33s
    3. Completing assignments as a student
      11m 31s
    4. Grading assignments
      5m 5s
    5. Using quick grading
      1m 28s
    6. Grading assignments with uploaded files
      1m 58s
    7. Grading offline assignments
      1m 26s
    8. Grading an online quiz
      5m 1s
    9. Exporting grades to Excel
      2m 48s
    10. Importing grades from Excel
      3m 55s
  15. 9m 55s
    1. Calendars and events overview
      4m 8s
    2. Creating a new event
      2m 40s
    3. Creating a repeating event
      3m 7s
  16. 50m 41s
    1. Course administration overview
      2m 54s
    2. Managing course settings
      9m 5s
    3. Enabling completion tracking
      2m 20s
    4. Setting tracking for resources and activities
      3m 38s
    5. Managing tracking settings
      3m 51s
    6. Reporting on course tracking
      1m 32s
    7. Managing user roles
      4m 2s
    8. Backing up your course
      3m 36s
    9. Restoring data from a backup
      4m 50s
    10. Restoring a Moodle 1.9 course into Moodle 2.1
      6m 25s
    11. Importing content to another course
      3m 46s
    12. Resetting a course
      4m 42s
  17. 2m 6s
    1. Additional resources
      1m 37s
    2. Goodbye
      29s

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