A survey allows you to create questions and control the response format.
In a survey, you can create both open-ended and closed-ended questions.
Windows SharePoint Services provides three views in which to summarize survey responses: Overview, Graphical Summary, and All Responses. You can export survey responses to a spreadsheet to perform more complex data analysis.
A discussion board allows users to create and reply to discussion subjects.
You can view discussions in either Subject, Flat, or Threaded view.
You can enable a discussion board to receive incoming e-mail.
You can connect any discussion board to Outlook. These appear under the SharePoint Lists folder.
Surveys and discussion boards are specialized lists. Their permissions can be ...