What is Qualtrics and how do I use it?

Qualtrics is a survey creation and reporting tool commonly used for academic and administrative research purposes. You can access it at bucknell.qualtrics.com. This will lead you to a webpage where you can access Qualtrics with your Bucknell account. From here, you can use the various tools that qualtrics provides to create surveys, distribute them and […]

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How do I learn advanced survey-building in qualtrics?

If you are completely new to qualtrics, it is also recommended that you go through the Learn Qualtrics in 5 steps tutorial available from the Qualtrics website itself. This should take no more than 2-3 hours and gets you acquainted with almost everything that you will need in order to build a survey for your […]

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Can more than one person build the survey?

Most definitely! Qualtrics has a “collaborate” option that allows you to add people to collaborate with on your survey. This is a very helpful tool if you’re working with someone else on a group project that requires you to conduct a survey. Learn more about collaborating on surveys from the Collaboration-Qualtrics webpage. For additional information or assistance, please […]

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How do I use the data from the survey?

When your survey is closed (or even when it’s running), you will probably want to do something with the data from the survey. Qualtrics offers you a great number of options to analyze the data from your responses. Additionally, you even have the option to download this data to your computer, imported in a spreadsheet […]

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Who is allowed to view/take my survey?

Qualtrics is flexible in this matter. You can change the settings such that only a certain group of people may view it. This is helpful when you are targeting a specific group of people (for example, people who graduated from bucknell in 1985) that might be relevant to your survey. Or you can enable anyone […]

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Why do I have a permission error in Qualtrics?

When you begin to create a panel in Qualtrics, you may see a message that says: “You have entered an area that you do not have permission to access.  Please contact your brand administrator: Qualtrics Administrator qualtrics-admin@bucknell.edu” This message is displayed because you are trying to access a Library that does not belong to you, […]

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Best Practices for Surveys

Best Practices for Surveys Bucknell University licenses two survey tools for academic and administrative use: Google Forms and Qualtrics. When you are creating a survey, keep these three questions in mind: Will people be willing to take this survey? Will the survey gather the data I need? Will I be able to analyze the results? […]

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How do I get help with Qualtrics?

Qualtrics has an excellent knowledgebase, Qualtrics University, available through the Help and Tutorials link.   In Qualtrics University you can search or browse for instructions, register for a webinar, or watch an online training video.  If you cannot find the answer to your question, please use the Contact Us information to call or email Qualtrics […]

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Why can’t I share a survey in Qualtrics?

If you would like to give another user permission to edit, view, or send a Qualtrics survey, you can do it through the “Share Project” option. The steps to get there are outlined in the screenshot below. First locate your Project. Click on “Projects” (1) and browse through the panels on the left to locate your survey […]

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