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Setting Up Surveys in Blackboard

Grading or scoring options are not available for survey questions as a survey does not have a correct answer.

By default, all surveys are anonymous.  You cannot determine which users selected a particular response.

  1. Click the Course Tools dropdown menu located in the Course Management section of the Control Panel on the left side of the screen.
    Blackboard Course Management menu. Course Tools option.
  2. Click Tests, Surveys, and Pools.
    Blackboard Course Tools menu.  Test, Surveys, and Pools option.
  3. Click Surveys.
    Blackboard Tests, Surveys, and Pools page.  Options to select Tests, Surveys or Pools.
  4. Click Build Survey
    Blackboard Surveys page.  Build Survey button.
  5. Enter the survey Name, a Description, and any Instructions.
    Blackboard Survey Information page.  Text boxes to add a Name, Description, and Instructions to survey. Only the Name text box is required.
  6. Click Submit.
    Blackboard Create Survey page.  Submit new survey button.
  7. Clicking Submit will direct you to the Survey Canvas page.  Click Question Settings on the right side of the page.
    Blackboard Survey Canvas Page.  Question Settings button.
  8. On the Survey Question Settings page, check the boxes for your settings.
    Blackboard Survey Question Settings Page.  Radio buttons to add files to the survey, to add question metadata to the survey, and to change the display of questions within the survey.
  9. Click Submit
    Blackboard Question Settings page Submit changes button.
  10. Clicking Submit will direct you to the Survey Canvas page.  Hover over Create Question and click the question type you want to add.  Fill out the question form.
    Blackboard Survey Canvas Page Create Question dropdown menu with a list of question types.
  11. Click Submit.  Repeat this process for all survey questions.
    Blackboard page for adding a survey question.  Submit button.