Information for Administrators about Flash Survey | Kent State University

Information for Administrators about Flash Survey

Q. I am an academic unit leader and want to give access to my unit's Flash Survey reports; how do I do that?

A. Please complete the Request for Flash Survey Report Data form. The person receiving the access will receive the reports sent to them automatically once access is granted. 


Q. I am an academic unit leader and would like to add additional questions to the Flash Survey to a targeted group of courses; how do I do that?

A. Please open a ticket to request customization and supply the Flash Survey Administrator with the following information at the beginning of the semester:

  • Each question's text and the answer options (yes/no, true/false, Likert scale, etc).
  • Each question's optional status for the target group (optional or mandatory).
  • Each question's target group (particular department, particular course, etc).

Q. When can I view the reports for my courses?

A. The reports will be emailed to faculty and authorized academic administrators the Wednesday morning following the completion of Finals Week for Spring and Fall. For all summer terms (Intersession, Summer I, Summer II, and Summer III), the reports will be emailed to faculty the Wednesday morning following the completion of Summer III. For all Spring 2018 courses, the reports will be available on May 16, 2018; for all Summer 2018 courses, the reports will be available on August 22, 2018. 


Q. Where can I locate historical reports for online courses for the Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure process? 

A. Spring 2014 was a transitional semester and most of the online courses had their surveys administered via Flash Survey. For courses that ran prior to spring 2014, the reports for can be located at http://ssi.kent.edu


Q. As an administrator, I have access to the reports located in Flash Survey but do not have access to the old survey platform located at http://ssi.kent.edu for historical reports; how do I can gain access?

A. Please open a ticket for the Flash Survey Administrator. Since the old survey platform is scheduled for retirement, no changes are being made unless necessary. 

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