Get on Board with Qualtrics for Online Surveying

Volume 5, No. 16

Have you tried out our new online surveying Web-based application yet?

You won’t need to attend a class; complete directions are located inside the application (checkout the “Get Help” button). There are only three steps to quickly get started; follow these directions to launch your online surveying “career”:

  1. Log into your MyCLU portal, select the Qualtrics tab at far right on the home page
    (pause briefly while the Qualtrics website opens*)
  2. Create an account (provide your full email address [i.e.,], first name, last name); click the update button
  3. Select the yellow “Get Help” button to access extensive online resources for learning how to use Qualtrics
    *Unable to access Qualtrics in your MyCLU  portal using Explorer? Try another browser; e.g., Safire, Firefox, Chrome.

Here are a few quick links to get you started:

Note: Roll out for our students will follow soon.

*This Issue’s Techno Term

  • Term:  algorithm
  • Definition:  a step by step list of directions that need to be followed to solve a problem; often used to describe how a computer might solve a problem
  • Example in a sentence:  The programmer developed an algorithm for the purpose of sorting cards into piles of the same color.

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