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Creating a Survey FAQ

How can I start working with Institutional Research to prepare the survey?

Contact David Fowler, who will assign you to a member of the Institutional Research staff who will assist you with your survey.

Can Institutional Research help me formulate questions?

The department can help you write your questions.

Should I use an online or hard copy surveys?

The reasons for using an online survey include:

  • You have access to the email addresses of the people you will be surveying.
  • The people you are surveying will not be together for you to administer a hard copy survey
The reasons for using a hard copy survey include:
  • The people you are surveying will be together for you to administer a hard copy survey
  • You do not have the email addresses for the people being surveyed.

After my survey is placed on the survey software, can I change it?

Yes, although the Institutional Research staff appreciates your doing as much editing as possible before forwarding the document for placement on the software.

How do I have my survey put on the survey software?

Send the survey as a Word document to your assigned staff member or David Fowler.