Tag Archive: Polls

Oct 24

Fried Friday: Polls, Surveys and Leading Questions, Oh My!

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We explored a bit about polls and surveys these past two weeks and thought you might enjoy finishing off your week with a little light-hearted clip from “Yes, Prime Minister” on asking leading questions to skew an opinion survey. With all of the political calls, surveys and advertisements, we thought this was a fitting Fried …

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Oct 20

Surveys and Polls, Challenge Winners!

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Thank you Charla and Marnie for contributing ideas about surveys! You can find their submissions at our Faculty Challenge Google Site. Marnie reminded me that when we listed survey tools in our initial post, we forgot to include the UAS Survey tool in our list. She really likes the reports that she gets from this survey …

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Oct 13

Best Practices for Surveys and Polls- This Week’s Faculty Challenge #3 (Continued)

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Are you using polls and/or surveys to collect data from your students to improve your courses? to encourage student participation? to determine what your next lecture or presentation should highlight? to ascertain what aspects of your course students are struggling with? As we mentioned in our previous post, we’re very interested in sharing how YOU …

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Oct 09

Faculty Challenge #3: We Challenge You to Share Your Ideas!

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Thank you everyone who shared examples of ways that you create your online persona. We had a tie this week for first place, something fishy here? Congratulations to both Joel and Jim for your video submissions. This week our challenge does not pit faculty against faculty, even in fun. Rather, we challenge you to share your …

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Oct 08

Polls and Surveys to Connect with Your Students

Online instructors, especially those teaching asynchronously without video or audio conferences, often express that they don’t know how their students are “feeling”, or if their students are confused, or frustrated with aspects of the course. Survey tools are plentiful and make surveys simple to deploy. Surveys may be one of the most powerful tools in your teaching arsenal, whether …

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