Instructions for QP - NIU - Northern Illinois University

Instructions for Question Personalization. (QP)

NIU Testing Services

Adams Hall 128
DeKalb, IL 60115-2828

815-753-1203
815-753-3701 (fax)
testing@niu.edu

Regular Office Hours

Monday-Friday 8 a.m.- noon
1- 4:30 p.m.

Finals Week Office Hours

Monday, December 11 -Thursday, December 14
8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
(open during lunch)

Friday, December 15
8:30 a.m. -4:30 p.m.
(open during lunch)

Instructions for Question Personalization. (QP)

  • You have the option to create up to ten (10) custom questions to add to each course survey.
  • You may create up to five (5) custom rating-scale questions (6-point rating scale is supplied) and/or five (5) custom open-ended questions.
  • If you do not wish to add questions, click the Submit button at the bottom of the screen.
    • Important: If you do not click “Submit”, you will continue to receive an email reminder to add your questions.

Creating and Adding Questions

  • Click the Edit button to enter the text of your custom question.
  • Enter your question in the area marked "Please enter the text..."
  • Click the Select button next to each question you wish to add to the survey.
  • You can preview each question by clicking the Preview button to the left of each question. To preview the entire survey with selected questions, click the Preview Questionnaire button.
    • Important: You need to click the Save button before you preview questionnaire to view questions.

Submitting Questions

  • You may click the Save button to save an interim copy of your questions.
  • You may return to this form to modify and Update your questions prior to the deadline.
  • You must click the Submit button to add your questions to the survey.

Copying Selected Questions to another Course

  • If you teach multiple courses, you can use the Copy function to apply the custom questions to your other course(s).
  • Make sure Copy "to" is selected at the bottom of the screen
  • Click the arrow button in the dropdown box to select the course you are copying the questions to.
  • Click the Copy & Submit button to complete the process.