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demo [An Online Questionnaire in 5 Minutes]
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 ====== An Online Questionnaire in 5 Minutes ====== ====== An Online Questionnaire in 5 Minutes ======
  
-This "​getting started" ​introduction explains the general functionality of SoSciSurvey. The tutorial takes approximately 5 minutes and illustrates step by step how to create questions and how to arrange them in a questionnaire.+This introduction explains the general functionality of SoSciSurvey ​on the basis of a small questionnaire. 
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 +The tutorial takes approximately 5 minutes and illustrates step by step how to create questions and how to arrange them in a questionnaire.
  
 ===== Preparation ===== ===== Preparation =====
-Before ​starting, you need an SoSciSurvey user account, for example on [[https://​www.soscisurvey.de/​|SoSciSurvey.de]]. If you have not set up a survey project yet, do it now ([[en:​create:​register|Create Survey Project]]).+Before ​getting started, you need SoSciSurvey user account, for example on [[https://​www.soscisurvey.de/​|SoSciSurvey.de]]. If you have not set up a survey project yet, do it now ([[en:​create:​register|Create Survey Project]]).
  
 ===== Step by Step ===== ===== Step by Step =====
  
-Conducting an online questionnaire consists of different parts corresponding to the chapters of the documentation:+Conducting an online questionnaire consists of different parts corresponding to the chapters of the instruction manual:
  
   - Creating a catalogue of questions (creating questions, possibly texts, pictures etc.)   - Creating a catalogue of questions (creating questions, possibly texts, pictures etc.)
   - Arranging questions into a questionnaire   - Arranging questions into a questionnaire
-  - //Starting the survey (testing the questionnaire and inviting participants)// +  - Starting the survey (testing the questionnaire and inviting participants) 
-  - //Downloading and analysing data (the latter with an external software)//+  - Downloading and analysing data (the latter with an external software)
  
 This tutorial introduces the first two parts step by step. The questionnaire below, including a selection and a little scale, will provide the example for the manual: This tutorial introduces the first two parts step by step. The questionnaire below, including a selection and a little scale, will provide the example for the manual:
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 ===== Part 1: Creating Questions ===== ===== Part 1: Creating Questions =====
  
-At the top left of the menu you can find the **List of Questions**. Here, questions are sorted into **Sections**. These sections are independent of how and where the questions appear in the questionnaire. They simply help to sort questions with regards to content (e.g. sociodemographics,​ use of media, personality etc.). ​Click on **New section**.+At the top left of the menu you can find the **List of Questions**. Here, questions are sorted into content-related ​**Sections**. These sections are independent of how and where the questions appear in the questionnaire. They simply help to sort questions with regards to content (e.g. sociodemographics,​ use of media, personality etc.). ​Please click on **New section**.
  
 {{:​de:​create:​scr.section.add.png?​|Neue Rubrik für Fragen anlegen}} {{:​de:​create:​scr.section.add.png?​|Neue Rubrik für Fragen anlegen}}
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 In the form on the right, for the **ID** enter "​RT"​ and for the **Name** enter "​Researcher Type". Confirm this by clicking on **Save** {{::?​button.save.png??​nolink|save button}}. In the form on the right, for the **ID** enter "​RT"​ and for the **Name** enter "​Researcher Type". Confirm this by clicking on **Save** {{::?​button.save.png??​nolink|save button}}.
  
-**Note:** The ID and the name are of course only examples - you can create your individual ​sections within your project.+**Note:** The ID and the name are of course only examples - you can create your own sections within your project.
  
 {{:​de:​create:​scr.section.settings.png|Einstellungen für eine neue Rubrik}} {{:​de:​create:​scr.section.settings.png|Einstellungen für eine neue Rubrik}}
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 {{:​de:​create:​scr.section.nav.png?​|Ausgewählte Rubrik im Fragenkatalog}} {{:​de:​create:​scr.section.nav.png?​|Ausgewählte Rubrik im Fragenkatalog}}
  
-The term of a question should ​by chosen in a way that you later (when composing the questionnaire and analysing the data) realise what is meant. The term does not appear within the online questionnaire.+The term of a question should ​be chosen in a way that you remember what it is about (when composing the questionnaire and analysing the data). The title does not appear within the online questionnaire.
  
 **Note:** Keep your terms short but "​indicative"​. Thus, you keep track of your questions both during the composition of the questionnaire and during the documentation/​analysis. **Note:** Keep your terms short but "​indicative"​. Thus, you keep track of your questions both during the composition of the questionnaire and during the documentation/​analysis.
  
-For the **Term** of the new question, enter "​Settings Questionnaire"​.+For the **Term** of the new question, ​please ​enter "​Settings Questionnaire"​.
  
-You can select the question **Type** "Scale (fully labeled) in the dropdown menu. It's probably easier though to click the corresponding image below.+You can select the question **Type** "Scale (fully labeled)" ​in the dropdown menu. It's probably easier though to click the corresponding image below.
  
 **Tip:** First enter the term for the question then click on the image below. Thereby you do not need to click **Save** {{::?​button.save.png??​nolink|save button}}. **Tip:** First enter the term for the question then click on the image below. Thereby you do not need to click **Save** {{::?​button.save.png??​nolink|save button}}.
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 {{:​de:​create:​scr.question.nav.png?​|Ausgewählte Frage im Fragenkatalog}} {{:​de:​create:​scr.question.nav.png?​|Ausgewählte Frage im Fragenkatalog}}
  
-After creating the question, you get more options in the right-hand window. ​Enter the following values:+After creating the question, you get more options in the right-hand window. ​Please enter the following values:
  
   * **Question Title:** "​Imagine,​ you want to conduct an online survey. To what extent do you agree to the following statements?"​   * **Question Title:** "​Imagine,​ you want to conduct an online survey. To what extent do you agree to the following statements?"​
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 **Tip:** You can copy texts via copy and paste into the form -- this is especially helpful if you have already created the questionnaire in a word processor (e.g. OpenOffice or Word). Copying works especially fast, if you put the word processor in the upper half of your screen and the browswer window in the lower half. **Tip:** You can copy texts via copy and paste into the form -- this is especially helpful if you have already created the questionnaire in a word processor (e.g. OpenOffice or Word). Copying works especially fast, if you put the word processor in the upper half of your screen and the browswer window in the lower half.
  
-Below the instructions,​ you can find further settings for the questions. In the first tab **Scale** you can find the option ​**Alternative Option**Tick the box in front of **Show input field "not true"​**. Enter "​Don'​t Know" ​as a **Label** for the input field.+Below the instructions,​ you can find further settings for the questions. In the first tab //Scale// you can find the option ​//Alternative Option//Please enter "​Don'​t Know" ​at //​Alternative Option (-1)//.
  
-In the tab **Anchors**, within ​**Verbal anchors**, enter "fully disagree"​ as a **Minimum** and "fully agree" as a **Maximum**.+In the tab //Anchors//, within ​//Verbal anchors//, enter "fully disagree"​ as a //Minimum// and "fully agree" as a //Maximum//.
  
 By clicking **Save** (at the top of the page or below the settings) any changes made on this page are saved. A small green triangle pops up at the top right to confirm changes. The colour changes from green to grey after a while. By clicking **Save** (at the top of the page or below the settings) any changes made on this page are saved. A small green triangle pops up at the top right to confirm changes. The colour changes from green to grey after a while.
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