Audio Surveys


Audio surveys are primarily used in self-administered internet-based surveys and replace open-response questions. They allows users to submit short audio clips rather than or in addition to typed responses. 


Over the last several years audio recording has become more popular in self-administered surveys as an alternative to face-to-face research.

Audio recording is already common in qualitative face-to-face interviews, as well as through computer audio-recorded interviewing (CARI), and unobtrusive digital recording for quality control.

Popular self-administered audio survey tools include, but are not limited to: 

  • Phonic
  • Snap Surveys
  • Question Pro
  • Go Survey
  • Qwary (video)
  • Mote Chrome Extension (Google Forms)

Effectiveness and Inclusivity of Audio Surveys

In this visual report, we reflect on the use of audio surveys for a mid-line evaluation in Cambodia.


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