Notify Participants of an Available Survey

You can notify participants of an available survey in two ways:

  1. Send a survey notification directly to a student’s email address by clicking Invite Participants on the Edit Survey page.
  2. Create an Announcement item that announces the availability of the survey on the course home page and links to the survey via a quicklink.

Send a Survey Notification Directly to a Student’s Email

  1. On the nav bar, click the Activities menu, then select Survey.
    Surveys on the Nav Bar
  2. On the Manage Surveys page, click on the survey you want to edit.
    Survey Select Motivation Survey Name
  3. Scroll down on the Edit Survey page, and click on the Invite Participants button.
    Invite Participants button
  4. Adjust the Subject and Body as needed.
    Survey Invitation subject and body
  5. Check the boxes next to the students you want to invite.
    Select Students to Invite to Survey
  6. Click the Submit button.

Create an Announcement Item that Announces the Survey

  1. On the nav bar, click on the More Tools option, then select Announcements.
    Announcements on the Nav Bar
  2. Click on the New Announcement announcement button
  3. Enter a Headline.
    New Announcement Headline
  4. Enter any other information you want in the announcement in the Content area.
    Announcement Content
  5. Click on the Link icon in the HTML editor.
    Annoucement HTML Link button
  6. Click on the Surveys option, and then click on the survey you want to link.
    Announcement QuickLink to Survey
  7. Enter Availability information for the announcement as needed. Announcement Availability
  8. Optional: Add Attachments.
    Announcement Add Attachments
  9. Optional: Add Additional Release Conditions.
    Announcement Additional Release Conditions
  10. Click the Publish button to publish the announcement.