When creating a project while attending a university, there is always a need to make it as cost-effective as possible. It can be done the good affordable way and the tiresome free tool way. Many free tools have limitations, that in the end will limit the analysing or gathering of your results. Therefore, we describe a few points below helping to avoid these limitations or mistakes, which might make you lose time and money on your research project.
This may feel like pointing out the obvious, but many students who create surveys forget to get feedback on their surveys by, for instance, professors or other students before they send it out to the respondents / focus group.
Extra tip: if you use Examinare Survey Tool, then make sure you clear the votes after the testrun. This way you can make sure that you start fresh with getting the votes from your recipients.
It is true that sending out a form without logo or without adjusting the coloring decreases the amount of answers you will get in comparison with adding the logo and setting the coloring of the form page.
Tip: if you customize a Thank You page, it will leave a good feeling after answering all the votes.
There is a big hype of simplifying the amount of questions asked to the recipients, but what many people are missing is never minimizing the amount of questions by using too many matrix questions. Matrix questions (or what we call “Gradient Scale”) will at some times make the recipients too tired to answer and will lead to one of 2 things:
Many of free tools will make your project uncomplete by limiting the amount of questions, answers or missing some key functions. By using Examinare Survey Tool for Students, you get all the functions you need.
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