ERIC Number: ED241428
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Social Survey. Social Science Skills Book 3.
King, Andrew; And Others
One of a series of Australian publications on social studies skill development, this booklet introduces secondary students to survey techniques and their applications for gathering data in the school and community. Following an introduction, material is divided into eight chapters. Topics covered are the nature and stages of a social survey, techniques of data collection and analysis, the advantages and disadvantages of different data-gathering techniques, and hints for conducting an effective social survey. A final chapter lists social science survey projects conducted by Australian secondary schools between 1975 and 1976. A list of resources concludes the publication. (LP)
Descriptors: Data Collection, Experiential Learning, Foreign Countries, Inquiry, Instructional Materials, Interviews, Learning Activities, Opinions, Sampling, Secondary Education, Skill Development, Social Science Research, Social Studies, Surveys
Curriculum Development Centre, P.O. Box 52, Dickson, A.C.T. 2602, Australia ($3.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Curriculum Development Centre, Canberra (Australia).
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