ERIC Number: ED087083
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
Polling and Survey Research. Analysis and Bibliography Series, Number Seventeen.
Thomas, John H.; And Others
This document is intended to benefit the many individual school districts who, inspired by the Gallup polls, are now conducting their own surveys. The publication reviews the extensive volume of literature on polling and survey research methods and outlines the main steps to be taken in conducting a survey. Some of the areas covered are the advantages and disadvantages of school surveys, questionnaire construction, data analysis, and the choice of methodology. Descriptions of various successful educational survey methods utilized in Lincoln, Nebraska; Oakland, Michigan; and Santa Clara County, California, are provided along with an 81-item bibliography. (Author/EA)
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Bibliographies, Case Studies, Community Surveys, Data Analysis, Literature Reviews, Questionnaires, Relevance (Information Retrieval), Research, Research Methodology, Research Utilization, School Budget Elections, School Community Relationship, School Surveys, Voting
National School Public Relations Association, 1801 North Moore Street, Arlington, Virginia 22209 (Stock Number 411-12838, $2.00, prepaid)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National School Public Relations Association, Arlington, VA.; ERIC Clearinghouse on Educational Management, Eugene, OR.