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Wed 10 Jul 2024
09:30 - 11:30

Venue: UIS Online Microsoft Teams 2

Provided by: University Information Services - Digital Literacy Skills


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Collaboration Tools: Microsoft Teams - Surveys, Forms and Polls (Live Online using MS Teams)

Wed 10 Jul 2024


Using Microsoft Forms, this hands on course teaches you how to create:

  • Online forms for questionnaires or surveys using a branching scenario.
  • Quick polls for use before or after a meeting, or to distribute via a Teams chat or channel.
  • This is the Live Online version of the In Person Face to Face Microsoft Teams Surveys, Forms and Polls course.

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. See System requirements below for more information.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

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Target audience
  • All current Cambridge University members (departments and colleges)
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Wed 10 Jul   09:30 - 11:30 09:30 - 11:30 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 2 Hazel Turton,  Simon Meaker
Topics covered
  • How to Create a Questionnaire or Survey using Microsoft Forms
    • Templates
    • Creating a new form from scratch
    • Where to save forms to allow group ownership
    • Branching and sections
    • Customising and restricting form settings
    • Distributing forms
    • Downloading form submissions
    • Delete a form that you own
  • Polls
    • Create a quick poll in a chat or channel
    • Polls ahead of or during a meeting
    • Create a Scheduling Poll to organise a meeting
  • Presentation, demonstration and practical activities
System requirements
  • Installed Microsoft Teams app.
  • It is possible to join using Edge or Chrome but there is less functionality when using a browser.
  • Important: The instructor cannot troubleshoot access to Microsoft Teams on the day of the course. If you are in an institution that is managing their own Teams tenancy (CAMENT, JBS, medschl and some of the colleges) then you may not have access to the files or calendar used in the course. Please contact the instructor in advance to discuss this.
  • It's advisable to make a test call in advance of the session.
  • The course will start promptly at the time shown but will be open up to 30 minutes beforehand should you wish to check your audio and visual setup or meet your instructor.
  • The course will be taught using Microsoft Teams
  • Course files can be downloaded here
  • One session of two hours (approximately)
  • Termly
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