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Improve Student Assessment with Microsoft Forms

Learn how to integrate Microsoft Forms into your teaching practices to strengthen your lessons with improved assessments.

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  • Duration

    3 weeks
  • Weekly study

    4 hours

Discover the benefits of teacher assessment tools

Assessment is a vital part of education. It ensures you can track your students’ progress and helps you measure the success of your teaching.

On this three-week course, you’ll learn how to integrate technologies into your teaching practices that can improve student assessments and refine your processes.

You’ll learn how to use Microsoft Forms and the tools within it to not only conduct better student assessments, but also collect feedback from parents, and collaborate with other educators.

Use digital tools to enhance learner experience

To promote engagement with your teaching materials and receive important feedback, you’ll learn how to create quizzes, surveys, and polls in Microsoft Forms.

You’ll also discover how to create effective assessment tools, and review and analyse student responses.

As you delve deeper into the uses of Microsoft Forms, you’ll experiment with a range of features to understand question types and the difference between a form and a quiz.

Streamline your teaching approach alongside industry experts

By the end of the course, you’ll have the skills to improve your assessments using efficient tools.

You’ll learn from the specialists at Tablet Academy, a recognised Google for Education Partner and Microsoft in Education Global Training Partner to build your knowledge and confidence in using Microsoft Forms.


  • Week 1

    What is Microsoft Forms

    • What is Microsoft Forms?

      An introduction to how Microsoft Forms can be used to create online surveys and quizzes.

    • Creating a Form

      Learn how to create a Form, about the different ways of structuring a Form, and about using Maths equations in a Form.

  • Week 2

    Do more with Forms

    • Do more with Forms

      Learn about different methods and options for sharing a Form with learners, colleagues, and people outside your organisation.

  • Week 3

    Reviewing Responses

    • Reviewing Responses

      Learn how to review and analyse the responses to surveys and quizzes, and about giving feedback to learners.

Learning on this course

On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Summarise the different types of questions that can be created within Microsoft Forms.
  • Demonstrate how to send and Form and Quiz
  • Evaluate responses to Forms sent.
  • Discuss ways the different question types in a Form can be used for assessment.

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for teachers who currently use or plan to use Microsoft Office 365 in their role as an educator.

You should have some experience of teaching a class of students but prior knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 is not required.

Who will you learn with?

Who developed the course?

Tablet Academy

Tablet Academy (TA) is a recognised Google for Education Partner and Microsoft in Education Global Training Partner with expertise throughout UK, Europe and the Middle East.

Learning on FutureLearn

Your learning, your rules

  • Courses are split into weeks, activities, and steps to help you keep track of your learning
  • Learn through a mix of bite-sized videos, long- and short-form articles, audio, and practical activities
  • Stay motivated by using the Progress page to keep track of your step completion and assessment scores

Join a global classroom

  • Experience the power of social learning, and get inspired by an international network of learners
  • Share ideas with your peers and course educators on every step of the course
  • Join the conversation by reading, @ing, liking, bookmarking, and replying to comments from others

Map your progress

  • As you work through the course, use notifications and the Progress page to guide your learning
  • Whenever you’re ready, mark each step as complete, you’re in control
  • Complete 90% of course steps and all of the assessments to earn your certificate

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