MS Forms

Microsoft Forms is a browser-based app that allows you to create surveys, polls and sign-up sheets.

You can include several question types, including multiple choice, free text and Likert scale.


Question Types list: Choice, Text, Rating, Ranking, Likert and Upload File.

You can review responses to your form online, present them online or export the results to use in Excel.

The Forms that you create can be distributed via email, linked to MS Teams, QR code or embedded into Blackboard.

How to create and share MS Forms

Please see these Microsoft help pages

To embed a Form into Blackboard Ultra

  1. In Forms go to Collect responses
  2. then click on the embed icon </>

screenshot of MS Forms "Collect Responses" page with Embed Code selected.

  1. Click Copy to grab the embed code.

Now go to your Blackboard Ultra course and open or create an Ultra Document.  In the Ultra Document use a HTML block to paste the embed code and embed the form.

See our guide Create an Ultra Document, specifically the section on building blocks in a Document/Add HTML.

Adding Forms to Microsoft Stream videos

It is also possible to add a MS Form to a Microsoft Stream video – see the Microsoft support page Add a survey, poll, or quiz to a Microsoft Stream video

Guide last updated on December 14, 2020

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