Google Forms

Google Forms is a Web-based application used to collect data from participants. It is a quick way to create polls, email collection funnels, and quizzes. Google Forms and results are saved in the cloud, specifically, in Google Drive, and can be accessed from a phone, tablet, or computer. Google Forms can be extended with third party add-ons.

Google Forms has a number of different question types to include multiple choice, checkboxes, dropdowns, short answer, paragraphs, linear scales, multiple choice grids, etc. It is also possible to do page branching and question skipping based on your design. With Google Forms, you can change the look and feel with imagery and themes.

It is possible to share results with anyone for viewing or editing. Results can be displayed in real time as a chart or response info. Data can be sent to Google Sheets for additional analysis.

Essential Requirements

Google Forms will operate on both a Mac or PC, as well as a mobile devices.

Equipment

The only equipment needed is a computer, smart phone, or iPad with a Web browser.

Software

Access to Google Forms is accomplished through a Web-browser. These are the most common browsers:

  • Internet Explorer
  • FireFox
  • Google Chrome
  • Safari

Google Forms is accessed by going to https://forms.google.com/

Learning resources information

Key Web links

Guides and Beginner Instructions

Here are a number of great guides to help you better understand Google Forms and its capabilities.

Education

Here are a number of great ideas for using Google Forms in a education environment.

Tips and Shortcuts

Here collections of tips and shortcuts for using Google Forms better.

Video Tutorials

Here is a collection of videos that will help you understand and use Google Forms.

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