Mason currently has a site license for Qualtrics, a research-grade software that is also easy-to-use. Students should be able to have their own accounts--contact the administrator for your department to determine what instructions you should give. For small classes, have the students add you as a collaborator. For large, recurring classes, you may want to request administrator permissions yourself.
See this page in two guides:
These are available to everybody.
|Qualtrics||Best for almost all projects, see Tab.||Support|
|RedCap||For more complex projects or those with special needs, may be better. See Tab.||Help & FAQ|
|Microsoft Forms||For brief surveys needing SSO authentication, this may be easiest.||Support|
If you have reviewed the information linked above and have questions about what software to use, contact the Digital Scholarship Center (DiSC) at firstname.lastname@example.org to get additional advice.
Zapier's list of the 20 Best Online Survey Builder Tools with links to reviews.
|Software||Availability / Cost||Tutorial|
|Google Forms||Free with Google Account, some features like skipping||Lynda.com|
|Questionpro||Students can get a Free Pro account for advertising||Help Center|
|SurveyMonkey||Popular and relatively easy-to-use, can get expensive||Lynda.com|
|LimeSurvey||Install on your own server for FREE, or use the hosted version which gives 25 responses free and not too expensive for small studies||Manual|
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