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Data Collection Learner's Guide

The Data Collection tool allows you to create records of data, each one containing a number of fields.

There are several different types of fields:

  • Single Line Text
    o Learner enters a single line of text as an answer.
    o Max Characters specifies how many characters can make up the answer.
  • Multi Line Text
    o Learner enters a multi-line text as an answer.
    o Max Words specifies the total words that are allowed as part of the answer.
  • Number
    o Learner enters a number as an answer.
    o Minimum specifies the lowest number that can be entered.
    o Maximum specifies the highest number that can be entered.
    o Digits after decimal point requires learners to enter decimal numbers as part of their answer.
    o The Summary can automatically calculate the
  • Date
    o Learner enters a date as an answer.
  • File
    o Learner uploads a file as an answer.
  • Image
    o Learner uploads an image as an answer.
  • Radio Buttons
    o Learner chooses one answer from the given options.
    o Summary
  • Dropdown Menu
    o Learner chooses one answer from the given options.
    o Summary
  • Checkbox
    o Learner chooses one or many answers from the given options.
    o Min Selected specifies the minimum number of options that must be selected.
    o Max Selected specifies the maximum number of options that must be selected.
    o Summary
  • Longitude/Latitude
    o Learner enters longitude and latitude (in decimal form) as an answer.
    o Select Maps specifies which internet mapping services can be used to display the answer given. The choices are one or more of either Google Maps, Geabios, Open Street Map or Multimap.
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