Timed Surveys

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If your instructor/leader chose a timed survey, the scheduled time is included in the instructions before you begin.

You are notified of the instructor's/leader's choice of Timer Setting, which determines whether the survey saves and submits automatically when time expires -OR- if you have the option to continue beyond the time limit.

When the timer runs out with the auto-submit feature, a pop-up window appears with the choice to submit or continue.

Note: If you save and exit the survey, the timer continues running. For example, if you start your survey on Tuesday, save and exit it, then complete it on Thursday the timer will show that it took you 48 hours to complete the survey.

When taking a survey, the remaining time appears on a status bar. Click the arrows next to the timer to collapse or expand it.

Timer warnings appear when half the time, five minutes, one minute, and thirty seconds remain. When the remaining time reads 1 minute, 30 seconds, the status bar turns yellow. At 1 minute, the warning is red, and at 30 seconds, both the status bar and the warning are red. If the timer is collapsed, the color changes are not visible.