Are you finding it very difficult to create a questionnaire, poll or survey? Are you struggling with data analysis of your research findings? Do you know how to go about it? Do you want to analyze your research findings but you are confused on which research software to use and how complicated it would be?
Look no further, Tech Habor introduces to you Google Forms. Google Forms is the best online based research analyzing software I have ever used. I know this because I successfully completed my degree research project using Google Forms.
Also it is compatible to desktop , tablet, phablet or mobile views so don’t worry on how to get your respondents to answer your questions anywhere, anytime or anyhow.
This article will be the first of many, to teach you in detail how to use Google Forms to create questionnaires, polls or surveys , even quizzes for students, Edit them, publish and get respondents to answer them without interferance, send links of research to respondents electronically and analyze your data in less than 5 minutes.
Google Forms is built to ease researchers the burden of manually calculating, and collating data obtained from respondents.
All you have to do is create your questionnaire in a very quick and easy way, send the links out and get data analyzed simultaneously while respondents answer. Ain’t this cool or what?
You can plan events, make a survey or poll, give students a quiz, or collect other information in an easy, streamlined way with Google Forms. You can create a form from Google Drive or from an existing spreadsheet that can record the responses to your form.
Here how to use Google Forms
- Create a Gmail Account i.e if you don’t have one already
- Log in to your account.
- Go to docs.google.com/forms.
In the top left, click + .
A new form will automatically open.
You can add any questions you want in the form template. You can also organize your form by adding headers and dividing your form into several pages.
Create a form from a spreadsheet in Google Sheets
To poll, survey, quiz, or otherwise collect information using a form from a spreadsheet in Google Sheets:
- While working with a spreadsheet, click Insert Form.
A message will display at the top of the page notifying you that a new form has been created.
- To begin editing your form, click Add questions here in the message.
- To get rid of this message and continue editing your spreadsheet, click Dismiss. If you dismiss this message, you can edit your form at any time.
- Click Form Edit form.
A new form will automatically be created. A new tab will appear at the bottom of your spreadsheet labeled “Form responses,” where all responses to your form will be added.
Still not getting a hang on things yet? Watch this video
Watch this space for our next article on how to edit or correct questions and answers.
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