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To Create a New Survey

  1. Go to
  2. Sign in to Google using your Google account Email and Password
  3. Click Create New, and select Form from the drop down menu
  4. Enter your survey title in the first textbox, initially labeled Untitled form
  5. Provide instructions for your responders or a survey description in the field below the title
  6. The Yellow box contains all the options for a single question, including:
    1. Question Title – Appears above the question on the survey
    2. Help Text – Where you type the actual question, or instructions on how respondents should complete that field
    3. Question Type – Select from the menu the type of response you want to receive
      1. Text – A single word response or single line of text
      2. Paragraph text – An area for a short answer or essay response
      3. Multiple choice –Respondents may choose one option from the list of choices (includes option to select “Other” and specify)
      4. Checkboxes – Respondents may choose one or more options from the list of choices
      5. Choose from a list – Respondents may choose one option from only the list of choices
      6. Scale – Accepts responses that range between two given values, which may contain labels (i.e., How many days a week do you commute to work?)
      7. Grid – Accepts multiple responses that are related, which may contain labels (i.e., 1=Strongly Disagree, 2=Disagree, 3= Neutral, 4=Agree, 5=Strongly Agree)
    4. Make this a required question – Requires respondent to answer this question before they can submit the survey
  7. Create a new question by clicking the Pencil icon in the top right corner of the Yellow box
  8. After all questions have been created, You can view the published form by following the link at the bottom of the page
  9. When you are finished editing the survey, click Email this form at the top of the screen to add recipients of the survey. Each contact you enter will be sent an email from your address containing a link to the survey, or the actual survey can be included in the email if you select Include form in the email. Google will also send you an email with a link to the survey results in a spreadsheet form that you can view and download at any time.
  10. If you have a follow up message for your respondents, you may also change the confirmation message from, “Thanks! Your response has been recorded”, by clicking on Edit Confirmation in the More actions menu at the top of the screen.