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Using and Analysing Likert Scales Correctly

This guide teaches you about using & analysing Likert Scale questions correctly

What are “Likert Scales” questions

When surveyors want to measure respondents’ attitudes or behaviours, Likert scale questions are very popular choices. A Likert Scale reliably measures people’s attitudes and behaviours by giving them several selection choices, associated with items they can choose from.

You have definitely seen questions with scaled answers such as “Not at all likely < — to —> Extremely likely”. These are typically used in Likert Scale questions.

As mentioned before, Likert Scale questions consist of several items that respondents express their opinions about. These are called “Likert Items”, and should not be confused with the “Likert Scale” itself.

Likert Scale questions are reliable and great tools, because they enable you to get an image of degrees of people’s opinions; unlike a simple “yes / no”, or other rating question types. Such questions will empower you to identify areas that need improvements, and also measure challenging topics.

However, to create these questions correctly and gather highest quality of data, we recommend you to read the following guide. Also, you can find more information about how to use our Liker Scale feature in our user guide.
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Sampling and Data Collection

In order to apply the distribution procedure it is usually needed to use some statistical tools and methods to select a small, but carefully chosen group of potential respondents from the total target population. In statistics these useful methods of choosing a subgroup from a population is referred as “Sampling”.
What is sampling?

When a survey has been generated and tested carefully, it is time to send out the survey in order to collect responses. The distribution procedure and data collecting process, is one of the most important parts of the survey processing which has a big influence on further analysis.

Sometimes, even the entire population will be sufficiently small and researcher can consider an obvious way to perform that by sending out the survey to all the possible individuals and then waiting for their responses. This type of research is called a “census study”. Although this method seems to be easy and good, it is not applicable and efficient most of the time. Especially when the target population is huge or simply not entirely reachable.

In order to apply the distribution procedure it is usually needed to use some statistical tools and methods to select a small, but carefully chosen group of potential respondents from the total target population. In statistics these useful methods of choosing a subgroup from a population is referred as “Sampling”.

The goal of sampling is to decrease the cost, save time and reduce the amount of work that it would take to survey the entire target population. Since all further analysis is based on the gathered data, it is necessary to select the samples carefully.

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How to make QR Codes for your surveys

QR code in survey

Increase your survey response rate using QR codes; and make participation easier for your offline survey respondents.
Since SurveyLegend was launched, it has been loved by teachers and students all over the world. And of course we love them back, tenfold! 🙂

Find out how you can create a QR code for your surveys and increase the chance of getting your offline surveys answered.
 

 

What are QR Codes?

QR Code or QRC is an abbreviation of “Quick Response Code”. Originally the naming has nothing to do with survey and responses. But it’s a cool coincidence, because we are going to show you exactly how to collect responses for your surveys in a quicker way!

You have probably seen these codes everywhere, they look like squiggly barcodes made with lots of squares. The codes are usually black and white but can practically be any color.

QRCs were invented in Japan to be used in automotive industry, but because those little patterns (codes) could hold so much data they became interesting for lots of people, including marketers.

 

How do they work?

QRC generators take information in form of text or a picture, translate it into a visual code and save it as an image. Then you can print that image which holds the data, as tags, stickers or on a simple A4 paper and carry it with you.

To be able to read the data you need a QRC reader, for instance an app on your smartphone or tablet. The reader scans the code using the built-in camera of your smartphone or tablet and decodes the data in it.

These small tags can be put almost anywhere and do different things depending on the data that is saved in them.

But to make it simple, you can just consider them as normal links. Yes, links that you see and click on, every day while surfing the web. You click on a link and it opens a new webpage for you, right? But instead of clicking on these codes, you can just scan them with your smartphones and open them in a web-browser, right inside the phone!

 

How can I use them for my surveys?

When you create an online survey or a questionnaire using SurveyLegend, our system generates a unique link for it. Copy the link and send it to your target audience by putting the link in your blog or website, send it via email or SMS and ask them to answer your questions. This is as easy as it gets when you share your surveys online.

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How to embed surveys or forms into WordPress

Easily embed beautiful surveys and online forms in your WordPress website

Easily embed beautiful surveys and online forms in your WordPress website
Are you looking for survey extensions for your WordPress website? Or trying to find an easy plugin to put surveys, questionnaires, or forms onto your site? Well, we would like to tell you to “stop searching!” 😉 your best possible solution is here!

This tutorial shows you how to embed surveys and forms on your WordPress site, without using any plugins or extensions. To add online surveys to your WordPress site, all you need is a free account on SurveyLegend, and a passion for quality. First we will explain the advantages of using SurveyLegend, and then show you how to easily embed surveys and forms inside WordPress posts!

 

The Advantages

What are the advantages of using SurveyLegend on your WordPress site? Well, if you are a WordPress webmaster, you know that most of the problems happen when you update your WordPress core to a newer version. All of a sudden, your installed WordPress extensions stop working and mess everything up because they are not compatible with the new version of WordPress. In some cases the extensions are incompatible with one another and also can cause problems. In such conditions, it’s not usually so easy to get hold of the support team behind the buggy extensions, and there is no guarantee that new compatible versions of the form or survey extension get published soon. All in all, these things can make so much unnecessary headache. Therefore, many web designers try to avoid plugins as much as they can.

But if you embed a SurveyLegend questionnaire into your WordPress site, you will not have any of these issues. This is because your surveys or forms will not be directly stored on your site. You embed your created survey on your site, but indeed your survey is safely located on our servers. Therefore, it will never conflict with newer WordPress versions or any other app running on your site.

So, in short, the advantages are:

  • Creating multimedia online surveys in an easy way
  • It’s free as long as you want, unless you need advanced survey features
  • No need to download and install extensions or 3rd party plugins for your WordPress site
  • No need to be worried about future WordPress updates and incompatibilities
  • You will enjoy mobile-friendly surveys or forms, if your site has a mobile-friendly template as well
  • The ability to view and download charts, statistics and survey results in different formats, and even export them to Google Drive
  • The ability to share the ‘same’ survey through Twitter, Facebook, social media, your blog, email any other online channel and see all the results in one place
  • And finally, with SurveyLegend you not only can create a variety of visually appealing polls, questionnaires, forms and online surveys. You can also make interactive product galleries for your web site, with the help of the Media Gallery feature.

 

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How to embed surveys and forms into Joomla!

Easily embed beautiful surveys and online forms in your Joomla! web site
Are you looking for survey extensions for your Joomla web site? Or trying to find an easy plugin to put surveys, questionnaires, or forms onto your site? Well, we would like to tell you to “stop searching!” 😉 your best possible solution is here!

This tutorial shows you how to embed surveys and forms on your Joomla! web site, without using any plugins or extensions. To add online surveys to your Joomla site (preferably version 2 or higher), all you need is a free account on SurveyLegend. Here we will talk about the advantages of using SurveyLegend, and then explain how to embed surveys and forms inside Joomla articles; and finally, we will show you how to have a survey in Joomla module positions.

 

The Advantages

What are the advantages of using SurveyLegend on your Joomla! site? Well, if you are a Joomla webmaster, you know that most of the problems happen when you update your Joomla core to a newer version. All of a sudden, your installed Joomla extensions stop working and mess everything up because they are not compatible with the new version of Joomla! Or sometimes the extensions are incompatible with one another and cause problems. These are headaches that you won’t have if you use SurveyLegend to create online surveys for your Joomla powered site. This is because your surveys will not be directly on your site. You embed your created survey on your site, but indeed your survey is safely located on our servers. Therefore, it will never conflict with newer Joomla versions or any other app running on your site.

So, in short, the advantages are:

  • Creating multimedia online surveys in an easy way
  • It’s free as long as you want, unless you need advanced survey features
  • No need to download and install extensions or 3rd party plugins for your Joomla! site
  • No need to be worried about future Joomla updates and incompatibilities
  • You will enjoy mobile-friendly surveys or forms, if your site has a mobile-friendly template as well
  • The ability to view and download charts, statistics and survey results in different formats, and even export them to Google Drive
  • The ability to share the ‘same’ survey through Twitter, Facebook, social media, your blog, email any other online channel and see all the results in one place
  • And finally, with SurveyLegend you not only can create a variety of visually appealing polls, questionnaires, forms and online surveys. You can also make interactive product galleries for your web site, with the help of the Media Gallery feature.

 

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