Moodle: Activities & Resources: Add Feedback Questions

After adding a Feedback survey activity to a course, instructors must add questions to the survey. Questions in a feedback activity can be selected from For instructions on how to create a new Feedback survey, see Moodle: Add a Feedback Survey Activity.


To Add Questions to a Feedback Activity:

  1. Log in to Moodle and select your course.
  2. Click on the desired Feedback activity you wish to add questions to. This will bring you to the "Overview" page. 

    GROK example feedback activity in course view

  3. Click the Edit questions tab. 

    Edit questions tab in Feedback activity

  4. Select the type of question or resource you wish to add.

    Example question types to add to Feedback activity

    Add a pagebreak – forces the next question to appear on a different page.
    Captcha – shows a graphic with a random number that the use has to then enter in a box. The instructor can decide how large the number is, from 3 to 10 digits.
    Information – this item records data automatically, but the participant does not have to enter anything. There are 3 choices for the data to be recorded, Time/date of the start of the survey, Name of the Course, Category of the Course
    Label – this item allows you to place text or images within the Feedback activity. This is for headings, instructions, or illustrations.
    Longer text answer – This allows for answering essay type questions
    Multiple choice – This allows the user to chose between a limited number of answer options.
    Multiple choice (rated) – This allows the user to chose between a limited number of answer, and assigns a value to the answer.
    Numeric answer – This allows users to enter a number within a specified range.
    Short text answer – This allows users to enter a text answer within a specified number of digits.

  5. Edit the question to your liking and then select Save question.

    Save question button



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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