Moodle: Add a Feedback Survey Activity

The Feedback activity allows instructors to create a customized survey for collecting feedback through a variety of question types. Instructors can write their own customized questions, and any question can be non-graded, which makes this activity useful for evaluations. For help with submissions, direct students to GROK 20286, Submitting a Feedback Article.

Preparing the feedback activity for students requires two steps: adding the activity to a course and adding questions to the activity. For help with adding questions, see GROK 20381, Adding Feedback Questions.

Adding a Feedback Survey Activity

  1. In your course, click Create learning activity.

create learning activity select


  1. On either the All or the Resources tab, click on Feedback.

Feedback activity highlighted in the activity chooser


  1. Enter a Name and Description to the feedback that indicate the purpose of the activity.

Feedback settings showing Name and Description fields


  1. To set timing for the survey, open the Availability tab and enter times for the survey to open and close. Note that you must enable this capability before selecting dates and times.
    Feedback settings showing availability menu for open and close dates

  2. Customize settings for the questions, the submission, and the post-submission period. You can include a message that students will see after they submit the feedback survey.
    Question and submission settings in the Feedback activity

  3. Save your Feedback survey.



For more information on course feedback surveys, read the following documentation from Moodle Docs. Note that the documentation does not show the SNAP Theme, but the functionality of the settings is the same. All links will open in a new window.


Support & Training

The Faculty Technology Center (FTC) provides Moodle support by email, by phone, or live through Zoom. For contact information, please see the article Faculty Technology Center: LSU Overview. To connect through Zoom and for further information on support services and training, see the LSU Online & Continuing Education Faculty Resources & Support page.

The FTC also provides just-in-time faculty training opportunities and recorded training sessions. Attending at least one training session for Moodle upgrades is highly recommended. For a comprehensive list of available workshops and recordings, please see the LSU Online & Continuing Education Technology Training page.

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