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So you want to do a survey: Doing online survey projects with Qualtrics

  • Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2013
  • Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Location: Main 114

Facilitators: Sarah Wilder, Jon Christy, Nan Hibbs, Loren Toussaint, Stephanie Travers, & Diane Gossman

Dates and Location: Wed., August 21, 9:00am-12:00pm, Main 114

Stipend: $25

Participants: For all interested faculty

Registration deadline: August 17.
If you have ever wanted to do a survey, but didn’t know how or felt like it was too much work, then this is the session for you. is your solution for easy, quick, accurate, and thorough survey projects whether they are for research, evaluation, or simple curiosity. This will be a half day (9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.), hands-on, seminar that will introduce faculty to Qualtrics, a powerful yet user-friendly online survey product that has recently become available to Luther College faculty/staff and students. Faculty members from all disciplines are welcome to attend, especially those who work with interviewees, survey respondents, life history or collaborative biography subjects, and experimental participants. This workshop has four goals: 1) a brief introduction to survey research, especially the advantages of online survey research, 2) a demonstration of the power and utility of Qualtrics in several different campus applications, 3) a hands-on survey building session where participants create a survey, collect data, and analyze results, and 4) a review of Qualtrics University an extensive online help website with options for free online chat and phone support. All who do survey research, or who supervise students or staff doing this work, are welcomed and encouraged to attend. If you are currently using or have ever used SurveyMonkey or a product like it, you will definitely want to see why Qualtrics is the tool of choice for Luther College. To register, visit

Questions? Contact Diane Gossman, Dean's Office, 563-387-1408