Social polling is a great way to connect your learners and encourage deeper reflection.
There are two ways you can use the Polls feature – either by creating a Graphed Results page or inserting Graph Clips directly into your text boxes.
To use the social polls feature to show the results of a question you'll need to have:
- added a Survey page to your Project (see Building a question page for instructions on how to add a question page to your Project) and
- set your Survey page to report a score (see Recording scores for graded questions if you’re not sure how to set a page to be scored)
This page will show the results of a Survey question page in your Project, this is an excellent way to illustrate to your learners how their peers have interacted with the course.
1. Add your graph page by adding a new page and selecting Feedback Graph from the Set Page Type pop-up:
2. Or press the orange Add here button to add a graph directly to your page in Layout:
3. Select Questions & Results:
4. Select Results:
5. Select Graphed question feedback:
6. Select the edit button for the chart to choose which page the graph pulls its results from and the graph type. Select the options from the Page and Graph Type dropdown menus.
The Graph's colours will be determined by the colour set in the Graphs tab in your Style.
Using Graph Clips to show a result
1. Open the page which you would like the graph to be displayed on (this needs to be a different page to the scored page which you are reporting from).
2. Select a text field. The Text Formatting Toolbar will appear. From the Text Formatting Toolbar, select Graphs in the Insert dropdown (see our Text Editor article for more information about the Text Formatting Toolbar).
3. In the Graphs menu, select the page you would like to display results from using Page to graph results from dropdown, then choose the type report type you would like to display from the Graph type dropdown.
Now when you release your course your graph will appear and your Learners will be able to see information on how their peers answered. To read more about using Clips, see Feature Focus: Personalize a learning experience by using Clips.
|Tip: Your graph will only display results in your final release. If your graph has not yet collected enough data to show results, the graph will show the message: There is not yet enough data to display this graph. In Preview, the graph will always display example data.