Pass Skilljar student information to SurveyMonkey surveys, Qualtrics surveys, or Google Forms

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You can set up SurveyMonkey surveys, Qualtrics surveys, and/or Google Forms to capture student information automatically via custom variables from Skilljar when they are embedded in a lesson.

 

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Pass Skilljar student information to a SurveyMonkey survey

You can pass Skilljar student information to SurveyMonkey via a SurveyMonkey survey embedded into a lesson in Skilljar. The student information you can pass to SurveyMonkey includes:

  • Student name
  • Student email
  • Course title
  • Lesson title

Note: You must have an Advantage or Premier SurveyMonkey account to pass Skilljar student information to SurveyMonkey.

The custom variables that you can set up in SurveyMonkey include:

  • studentName
  • studentEmail
  • courseTitle
  • lessonTitle

 

Learn more: SurveyMonkey Help Center, Custom Variables.

 

Add Skilljar custom variables to a SurveyMonkey survey

  1. In SurveyMonkey, click “My Surveys” in the top navigation bar or hamburger icon.
  2. Click the “Design Survey” icon in the “Design” column for the survey you want to embed in Skilljar.
  3. In the left navigation bar, click the “Logic” icon.
  4. Click “Custom Variables.”
  5. Add the custom variables you want to pass from Skilljar to SurveyMonkey  in the “Variable Name” field:
    1. studentName
    2. studentEmail
    3. courseTitle
    4. lessonTitle

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Pass Skilljar student information to a Qualtrics survey

You can pass Skilljar student information to Qualtrics via a Qualtrics survey embedded into a lesson in Skilljar. The student information you can pass to Qualtrics  includes:

  • Course title
  • Lesson title

The custom variables that you can set up in Qualtrics include:

  • courseTitle
  • lessonTitle

 

Learn more: Qualtrics Support, Embedded Data.

 

Add Skilljar custom variables to a Qualtrics survey

  1. In Qualtrics, click "Projects" on the top navigation bar.
  2. On the survey tile, click the three-dot menu and click “Edit Survey”
  3. In the “Edit Survey” page, click “Survey Flow.”
  4. Click “Add a New Element Here.”
  5. Click Embedded Data in the dropdown box.
  6. Click “Set a Value Now” and add “lessonTitle.”
  7. Click “Add a New Field.”
  8. Click “Set a Value Now” and add “courseTitle.”
  9. Click Save Flow. The “Survey Flow” page will close.
  10. Click Publish.

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Pass Skilljar student information to a Google Form

You can pass Skilljar student information to Google Forms via a pre-filled Google Form embedded into a lesson in Skilljar. The student information you can pass to SurveyMonkey includes:

  • Student name
  • Student email
  • Course title
  • Lesson title

The custom variables that you can set up in a pre-filled Google Form include:

  • STUDENT_NAME
  • STUDENT_EMAIL
  • COURSE_TITLE
  • LESSON_TITLE

 

Learn more: Google Help Center, Send your form to people.

 

Add Skilljar custom variables to a Google Form

  1. On the Google Form in your Google Drive, add short answer questions for each custom variable you want to include:
    1. Student name
    2. Student email
    3. Course title
    4. Lesson title
  2. On the top right of the Google Form, click the three-dot menu.
  3. Click “Get pre-filled link.” A new browser with the live Google Form will open.
  4. Pre-fill the customer variable fields:
    1. In the “Student Name” short answer field, type STUDENT_NAME.
    2. In the “Student Email” short answer field, type STUDENT_EMAIL.
    3. In the “Course Title” short answer field, type COURSE_TITLE.
    4. In the “Lesson Title” short answer field, type LESSON_TITLE.
  5. Scroll to the bottom of the survey and click GET LINK. The URL is copied to your clipboard.
  6. Use this URL to embed the pre-filled Google Form into your lesson in Skilljar.

When students view the embedded Google Form lesson, their name, their email, the course title, and the course lesson will populate automatically in the Google Form where you placed the custom variables in the pre-filled Google Form.

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