Creating (questionnaire) items in TIIM

items are the questions in your module. The participant can give answers in the form of a number, word, sentence of character, picture, emotion quadrant or orbit. In this tutorial you will learn more about how to create them.

Step 1.

To create an item click on the item. This will open a menu in which you can fill in the details for this item on the left. On the right you can see how the item will look like for participants.

Step 2. choosing response type

There are many different Item Types you can choose from. Choose one and add it.

If you want a response in the form of a number, you can choose from these Item Types.

Numer item types:

If you want a response in the form of a number, you can choose from these Item Types.

  • The Number Input type allows your participant to type in a number on their own.
  • The Number Slider allows the participant to choose a number by sliding their pointer along the number line.
  • The Number Drop Down allows the participant to select a number from the given dropdown list.
  • The Number Choice allows the participant to choose a number from a display of numbers.

Text item types

If you want a response in the form of a word, sentence, or characters, you can choose these Item Types:

  • The Single Line Input allows the participant to input one line of text.
  • The Multi-Line Input allows for multiple lines of text
  • The Dropdown type allows the participant to select an option from the given dropdown list.
  • The Multiple-Choice type allows the participant to choose from a list and they are allowed to choose more than one option.

Other item types:

The Statement type is useful when you want to provide information to your participant. This type simply shows your participant a statement, and they can only click a button to continue.

The Yes/No Item Type will provide your participant with two buttons to click. They default to Yes & No, but you may change the button labels.

The Likert Scale is a scale that ranges opinions from one extreme to the other. Typically, there is also a neutral option.

The Camera Image Item Type is used when you want your Participant to submit their response in a form of a Picture uploaded to the app.

The Emotion Quadrant is used when you want to ask your participant to assess how they are feeling on an emotional quadrant image. You may upload your image here and have them click on the image, which is then stored as an (x, y) number.

Finally, the Orbit option allows you to create a concentric circle image which can be used visualize different concepts that ‘orbit’ around the Participant. This data is stored by the length of the line and the ‘warmth’ value of the item, which ranges from 1 to 11.