Getting Started

Create User Accounts for Your Team

Step 1 Log in to your server using the headquarters username and password Note that each institution using Survey Solutions will utilize their own server. Consequently, your username can differ from the one shown above.  Step 2 Create accounts for supervisors To add a supervisor, click on the Teams and Roles tab at the top bar of the headquarters dashboard. On the new screen, click the button Add supervisor.

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Download and Install the Interviewer Application

Step 1: On the home screen of the tablet, click on the Applications button. The button is usually located in the middle of the bottom toolbar and the icon is a circle with six dots. In the applications menu, Select Settings. Select Security and make sure that Unknown Sources - Allow installing application from sources other than the Play Store is selected/ticked. Step 2: Open the Chrome browser and navigate to the address of your server.

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Synchronization & Completing the Interview

1. Logging in You can log in using the user name and password that you received from your supervisor. Tap on the eye icon to see your password to make sure you have entered it in correctly. If you cannot log in, although you are sure that the username and password are correct, synchronise the tablet (see next step)  2. Synchronize You should synchronize your tablet as often as your supervisor has instructed you to.

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Uploading Many Assignments at a time

For many surveys, creating assignments one by one will be a tedious and time intensive task. To help speed up your work, Survey Solutions allows you to batch upload many assignments at once using a tab delimited. Follow the steps below to perform a batch upload of assignments: Step 1 Create a tab-delimited file with the identifying information for your assignments Before performing an interview, data collection teams must know the name (e.

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Distributing Assignments to Interviewers

Step 1 Log in to your server using a supervisor account. If you are testing Survey Solutions, log in at demo.mysurvey.solutions using a supervisor account.  Step 2 Once the supervisor’s dashboard has loaded, select the Assignments tab. The list of assignments can be filtered by questionnaire template, person responsible, and/or archived status. From the list of assignments, the supervisor the supervisor should select the assignments that they would like to assign to one of their enumerators.

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Supervisor: Browsing the Completed Interview

Step 1 Log in to your server using a supervisor account. If you are testing Survey Solutions, log in at demo.mysurvey.solutions using a supervisor account. Step 2 Go to the Interviews tab  Step 3 From the filter on the left side of the screen, select Completed  Step 4 Click on the Interview Key for the interview that you would like to browse. Now you can see all the answers given by the respondents—the answers marked in red are invalid according to the validation rules.

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Headquarters user: Browsing the Completed Interview

Step 1 Log in to your server using a headquarters account. If you are testing Survey Solutions, log in at demo.mysurvey.solutions using the following username and password: Username: Headquarters1 Password: Headquarters1  Step 2 Go to the Interviews tab  Step 3 From the filter on the left side of the screen, select Approved By Supervisor  Step 4 Click on the interview key for the survey case that you would like to browse.

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Computer Assisted Web Interviewing (CAWI)

Introduction The CAWI mode in Survey Solutions allows the collection of survey information through web interviews. Enumerators are not conducting the interviews, as the respondents are fully guided by the software, with which they interact through the Internet—either with a tablet or computer. Unlike the CAPI mode in Survey Solutions, if respondents are utilizing a computer to fill out the survey respondents need to have a stable Internet connection during the entire process.

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Import the Questionnaire

The step by step instructions detailed below are necessary in order to upload your finished questionnaire to your tablets. Step 1  Log in to your server using the administrator or headquarters username and password. The demo server can be accessed at https://demo.mysurvey.solutions. The headquarters username and password are: Username: Headquarters1 Password: Headquarters1 Note that each institution using Survey Solutions will utilize their own server. Consequently, the details listed above may not be applicable.

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Getting Started Checklist

Headquarters user imports the questionnaire from the Questionnaire Designer  Headquarters user creates user accounts for at least one supervisor and one enumerator ​ Headquarters user create assignments one at a time or create many assignments at a time with a tab delimited file Supervisor Distribute assignments to interviewers.  Supervisor or enumerator downloads and installs the interviewer application on the tablet  ​Enumerator synchronizes the tablet and completes the survey case assignment, and synchronizes again (sends the completed survey cases to the server).

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