2 What is Survey Monkey?SurveyMonkey is an online survey generator created to help users create a quality survey.This lesson will guide you through the process necessary for creating a survey.
3 Survey Best Practices Establish a goal - Have a goal for the survey. Strive for clarity - When conducting a survey, it is important to ask questions that have clear, concise answer choices. Instead of yes or no responses, offer a variety of choices that will provide relevant feedbackKeep it simple – Limit the number of questions. Ask questions that will provide the feedback that you need, and nothing more.Allow for opinion – Use the essay question option to explain answers or add an opinion. This gives the respondent an opportunity to provide specific feedback.
4 Use the online survey evaluation tool Survey Best PracticesUse the online survey evaluation toolReview & ReviseHave a peer take the survey.Talk with them about your goals for the survey and if the survey, in their opinion, meets those goalsDiscuss the questions and responses to ensure that questions are understoodReview response choices to determine if they effectively answer the survey question.
5 The My Surveys PageNavigation, editing and management of Survey Monkey is accomplished through a series of drop-down menus, buttons and icons The following section outlines the functions of these items.
6 Getting StartedPaste this URL into your browser:This will open the Survey Monkey homepage. From here, you will create and administer all surveys.
11 Create Survey Choose a survey format: Copy ExistingTemplateFrom ScratchNew surveys are created From Scratch
12 Create SurveyType a title for the survey in the Enter a Title box
13 Create SurveyChoose a theme by clicking one of the Templates on the drop- down list.Click the New Theme button, and the Theme Editor will open. This will allow you to customize the existing theme templates.
14 Add Questions & pagesA new page opens with options to add a title and description.Name the Page Title “Question 1”Add a description if necessary
15 Add Questions Add Question list opens Choose a Question Type from the list of questions available includingMultiple-choice,MatrixEssayChoose a question type by clicking on it
16 Add Questions The Add Question menu opens If you want the respondent to make a single choice of several possible answers, choose One AnswerIf you want the respondent to choose more than one answer, choose Multiple Answers.Choose horizontal or vertical depending on the question layoutIf you want students to ask a comment or give a short answer, choose the appropriate “open-ended” choice.
17 Add Questions Choose a Display Format Type the Question Text Type the Answer ChoicesClick Check Spelling to review the spelling of the answerClick Save Changes
18 Edit QuestionsDelete Question: If you determine that it is necessary to delete a question, make choice and click Yes
19 Edit PagesEdit Page: Opens the Edit Page menu to allow you to edit the:Page TitleDescriptionWhen finished editing, click Save Page
20 Edit Pages Choose an option and click Yes Delete Page: If you determine that it is necessary to delete a page, there are three options:Delete all QuestionsMove all Questions to page aboveMove questions to Page belowChoose an option and click Yes
21 Edit QuestionsEdit Question: Opens the Edit Question menu to allow you to edit theType of question,Question format,Question textAnswer ChoicesMake necessary changes and click Save Changes
22 Preview a SurveyAfter all of the questions, pages, and options (Logic, Editing, Copy/Move) have been completed Click Preview SurveyThe survey opens in a separate window to allow you to take the survey to ensure that theQuestions are accurateSpelling and grammar are correctSkip Logic options are correct
23 My Surveys PageFrom here you can design, collect and analyze
24 Managing SurveysThere are five Survey Management options available by clicking the icons. These options should be managed by the survey author.Design: Click here to design the surveyCollect: Once the survey has been completed, click on this icon to select options for sending the survey to recipients and collecting survey resultsAnalyze: Click this icon to see the data displayed graphicallyClear: Clicking this icon clears survey dataDelete: Clicking this icon deletes a survey PERMANENTLY
26 Collect ResultsCollect - Click the Collect Icon to open the collect responses page.This page determines how your are going to send the survey to and receive the survey from respondents there are Three Options:Create a link to send in your own message or to place on a webpageUpload your own s and have us send a survey invitationCreate a popup invitation for your webpage