Forms Overview

Google forms interface

Create online surveys and questionaires with Forms. Collaborators have options to add texts, multiple choice, check boxes, and a list of choices. There are also more advanced options for users to consider such as using a scale or adding a date and time.    

Ways to Use Forms

Instructors

  • Beginning of course surveys
  • Conduct student quizzes
  • Implement course evaluations
  • Track assignments: have students submit a link to their assignments
  • Sign-up sheet for projects

Students

  • Collect data for research
  • Organize group meeting times
  • Share ideas with group members and classmates
  • Manage group projects: have members report their progress

Communicating with Forms

Chat

When multiple collaborators are present in the form, click on the Chat button button on the top right to chat about your work. The chat box will appear at the bottom right of the form. Click on the Settings button button to edit notification settings.

Chat window

Send Email

Another way to communicate to collaborators, though not directly on the form, is to send them an email. Do this by going to File > Email Collaborators. This is a convienent way to send reminders to collaborators who do not check the form often.


Sending email interface