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The University has a site license for PsychData, an online survey software tool.† PsychData, which is similar to†software programs such as†Survey Monkey,†has additional features pertinent to academic research.† Some of the advantages of†PsychData are that the†data is collected more efficiently at less cost (paper, printing, and mailing fees), the data is cleaner, and there is a†faster turnaround for researchers. This†externally hosted online survey software†allows researchers to self-author, distribute, and collect data on the web at any time.† In addition, it†allows for random assignment within and between surveys.

Researchers†must have an account in order to access PsychData through TWU.††Only faculty†can have†accounts;†therefore,†graduate students will have to use their faculty membersí accounts to post surveys.††If you need to establish an account, please send your name, department and e-mail to† An account will be created and sent to you via email within three business days.† The software program†is very user friendly;†if you are currently using another software, you should find PsychData very familiar.† For more information,†visit the PsychData website at

PsychData Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Training Videos:

Module 1: Getting Started†(approximately 30 minutes)
Module 2: Additional Features†(approximately 45 minutes)
Module 3: Data††(approximately 25 minutes)††
Module 4: Question Types†(approximately 45 minutes)
Module 5: Question Logic†(approximately 25 minutes)

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