Creating Weighted Scoring Questions in An Evaluation

There is no exact weighting that can be done within the form itself, but there are other options. 

The scoring questions allow you to choose a minimum and a maximum and the range is sequential or in other words, you can't skip numbers. This means you cannot have a scoring question with the options being 2, 4, and 6 but you can have one with the options as 1, 2, and 3. 

  • You could set up your scoring questions to have different ranges altogether. For example, some of your questions could have a 1-5 scale and others could have a 5-10 scale.
  • The most common option is to use the reporting tool to weight questions.
    • Using formulas you can,
      • Multiply the score by a number to make it worth that much more
        • Example: Multiply a score by 2 to make that score have twice the weight it originally had
      • Multiple by a number less than 1 to show a score that is worth X% of the total score
        • Example: Multiple a score of 0.20 to make that score worth 20% of the overall score
    • Each formula will create a new column. You can then use those new columns to add and/or average the new, weighted score.

As always, contact Foundant Support if you have additional questions.

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