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Creating a customized Feedback activity

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Video: Creating a customized Feedback activity

The next type of activity to have a look at is the Feedback activity. Now this activity is most closely related to what most teachers would consider as a traditional survey. You can go in and you can create any number of different questions using different types from Multiple choice, to true/false to open-ended questions, and we will create many of these over the next couple of movies. But in this movie we need to ask the students to provide us some feedback for the research station where we are going for a spring break trip to Belize. So what we want to do is we want to scroll down in our page to Week 9 and simply click on the Add an activity dropdown menu and select Feedback from that menu.

Creating a customized Feedback activity

The next type of activity to have a look at is the Feedback activity. Now this activity is most closely related to what most teachers would consider as a traditional survey. You can go in and you can create any number of different questions using different types from Multiple choice, to true/false to open-ended questions, and we will create many of these over the next couple of movies. But in this movie we need to ask the students to provide us some feedback for the research station where we are going for a spring break trip to Belize. So what we want to do is we want to scroll down in our page to Week 9 and simply click on the Add an activity dropdown menu and select Feedback from that menu.

When the page loads, simply click inside of the Name field and type in University of Belize- Marine Research Center Feedback. Then in the Description let's type in Use this form to provide feedback to our host at the University of Belize's Marine Research Center. All feedback will be recorded Anonymously. Then go ahead and scroll down and the next thing we can set up is the Timing. We can choose to Open this feedback activity at a particular date and time if we check this box and then set up the date and time here.

We could then choose to close the activity, meaning it would no longer be available to the students, by checking this box and setting up its date and time here. I want to make sure that this activity is available to our students at any time. So I'll go ahead and uncheck the box. Next, if we scroll down we can get to the Feedback options section. Here we can choose how our feedback is going to be recorded, whether it's recorded anonymously for each user or if the user's name is tracked along with all of their feedback. In this case, we have told the students that their feedback will be recorded anonymously.

So we will leave it set to Anonymous. Next, we can choose whether or not we want to show any analysis after the page is submitted. Many times it's very helpful to create little mini surveys embedded as part of your course and you want to provide the students immediate feedback based on the voting that they're doing inside of their course. In that case you would ant to set this option to Yes, but for our use here, we are going to go ahead and leave it set to No. Next, you can choose whether or not you want to Send email notification out after the user completes the exam. There is no need for that right now, so we are going to go ahead and leave this one set to No.

You could also choose if you wanted students to be able to submit Multiple copies of this survey. In this case we want to make sure that each student is only able to submit their feedback one time,, and then we are going to transfer all of that feedback back to our host, back at the University of Belize. So we are going to leave Multiple submissions also set to No. The next option would allow us to turn on Automatic numbering of all of our questions. We are just going to create a few questions in this feedback so we are not going to need to worry about auto-numbering. So we will go ahead and leave that turned off for right now.

Scroll down on the page and now we can provide the students with some kind of response after they complete this feedback activity. So I will simply click into the box and type in Thank you for providing feedback. If we had a Web address that we wanted to direct the students to after they completed the feedback, we can enter that URL in right here. In our case, after the students complete the feedback, we want to just have them return back to the main course page, and so that will be the default action. So I'll go ahead and leave this option blank for now. Go ahead and scroll down and now we have our Common module settings.

We are not going to require any groups on this. We want to make sure that the activity is always available to the students. So we are going to leave the Visibility set to Show and we are not going to worry about an ID number. Next, let's scroll down and we can choose whether or not we want to Restrict access. We are not going to have any restricted access on this. So we will simply click the Save and return to course button. When we return back to our course, let's go ahead and move the Feedback module in one by clicking the Move Right button and then let's go ahead and take a look at the Feedback module. So, I am going to go ahead and click on the Feedback and the first page gives us an overview of the setup that we have.

We have the title of the survey, how many Submitted answers, any Questions that we've had, these are currently set to 0, we have the Description of the feedback, we have a listing that is going to describe the page after the student completes the feedback, and there is a link to Answer the questions. There are also tabs that we can go into to be able to Edit the questions. There is a Template of we want to build one of these Feedback modules and then convert it into a template to be able to use over and over throughout our course. Next, there is a tab for Analysis where we can take and analyze all of the data that comes back in.

we can even export that data out to Microsoft Excel. And the last tab allows us to show any responses that the students have submitted to us. Let's go ahead and return back to the Overview tab. and in the next movie we will begin creating our questions for this Feedback module.

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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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