Data Academy Course

Intro to Survey Design

About This Course

Are you thinking about sending out a survey? Are you already doing so regularly but want to get more helpful responses? Come learn about good survey design and implementation. This is an interactive  course meant for beginner to intermediate surveyors. You don’t need to have a project started or planned.

What You’ll Learn In This Course

This course will cover the following topics:

  • When a survey is an appropriate tool and when not
  • Surveying vocabulary (i.e. how to talk survey)
  • Aspects of survey design (length, mode, question and answer types)
  • How to design your survey for clean data


There are no prerequisites for this course, but it’s helpful if you come in having thought about what you have used or want to use surveys for!