Free Google AppGoogle Forms is a one of the many freeapps available to Google Apps.
Application Tool for GatheringInformation Suggested uses: Registrations for Learning Camps Creating a survey – How may I support your home education? Weekly updates Portfolio submission questions for; Health & Career Ed; PE. Portfolio Date submissions
Google AccountFirst – setup a Google AccountRequires email addressRequires a password
Multiple Choice Question Choose one item from a list of given options
Checkbox Lets one pick more than one item from a list and check the box next to the item to indicate one’s choice.
Choose from a List Question Creates a drop down box with a list of choices. Users can only select one choice from the list.
Scale Question Lets people rate something on a scale of one to whatever number you would like (e.g. Rate your enjoyment of reading fictional novels; 1 being dislike to 5 being strongly enjoy).
Grid Question Gathers responses for a group of similar questions. Allows one to label a few columns and create as many rows as one likes.
Question Type Summary Textbox Short one or two word answers (e.g. Name; School) Paragraph Answers requiring sentences Multiply choice Choose one item from a list of given options Checkbox Lets one pick more than one item from a list, and check the box next to the item to indicate one’s choice. Choose from a list Creates a drop down box with a list of choices. Users can only select one choice from the list. Scale Lets people rate something on a scale of one to whatever number you would like (e.g. Rate your enjoyment of reading fictional novels; 1 being strongly dislike to 5 being highly enjoy). Grid Gathers responses for a group of similar questions. Allows one to label a few columns and create as many rows as one likes.
Steps...Required Check “Make this a requiredField question” to ensure recipient completes this field Recipient cannot submit the form until this question is answered
Steps...Save & edit Click done with question typequestiontype To edit the question click on the pencil icon To make a copy click on “two squares” icon To delete click on trash can icon
StepsArranging Drag question in the order you wishquestionorder answered.
StepsAssigning To assign section headers click onHeaders “Add item” and choose Other; Section Header
Steps...Save! Remember to Save form! If the form has been automatically save the save option will be greyed (faded)
Steps...Arranging To rearrange columns incolumns inspreadsheet spreadsheet mode, click on column header and drag to desired position, or click column header and then click on “Edit” command and choose “move column right or left”. Columns can be deleted under “Edit”
Steps...Navigation To navigate from edited form to spreadsheet go to “See responses” – “Spreadsheet” To navigate from spreadsheet to edit form go to “Form” and choose “Edit form”
Steps...View There are two ways to view thePublishedForm published form. Ifin edit mode go to the bottom of the form and click on URL link If in the spreadsheet mode “Form” and choose form down option “Go to live form”
Steps...Linking form To include the link to the publishedin email form in an email, copy and paste the URL address from the window of the published/live form In your email or flyer paste this link You may alternately use a hyperlink option in your email/document/flyer
Steps...Hyperlinks There are two ways to create a hyperlink to your form. InWord/Email choose the “Insert” tab Or highlight the word you wish to hyperlink and then right click (PC not Mac)
Steps...Hyperlink In the hyperlink pop up window make sure the text (words) you wish to display are in the “Text to display” box and the URL address of your form is in the “Address” box
Steps...Emailing You may choose to email the formfrom Google directly from the Google form To do this you will be required to type the recipients email address
Steps...Re-opening The form will be saved in your GoogleForm Docs account under Google Docs You must log into your Google account to access it When you open the spreadsheet you may “Edit”, “Send form”, “Go Live”, etc... From the Form command.
Steps...Summary of To view summary of data collectedResponses go to “Form” “Show summary of responses”
Steps...Sharing To give access to a fellow colleagueForm click, “Share” (top right in spreadsheet mode), and type the email address in the “Add people” field. This will send them an invitation to view and edit your form. You have the option of giving them editing powers or not
Steps...Choosing Google gives you a number ofTheme themes to choose In editing mode go to “Theme”
Documents Upload docs from Word Share doc with student, parent, or teacher Edit live with student or teacher Skye, create, and edit together Download to Word Doc
Upload from Word To Upload a file in Google Docs click on Upload and then choose Browse to find the file on your computer.To download file fromGoogle Docs click on File> Download as > andchoose Word.
Presentations To create a presentation choose Create new > Presentation Insert new slide Insert options include Textbox Images Drawings Videos Tables Shapes Play Presentation
Spreadsheets Choose Create new Spreadsheet Upload from Excel Download to Excel Share and edit together Budgets Registrations worksheets