ERIC Number: ED287829
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
The Citizen Survey Process in Parks and Recreation.
Kelsey, Craig; Gray, Howard
This document describes the citizen survey process as it relates to study of the parks and recreation field. A community parks and recreation survey consists of identifying the interests, desires, priorities and awareness factors of citizens regarding parks and recreation programs, resources, and facilities as well as the nature and frequency of their participation. Chapters present information on: (1) planning a survey; (2) writing survey questions; (3) designing a questionnaire; (4) drawing a survey sample; (5) field testing; (6) interviewing techniques; (7) data processing; (8) report writing; and (9) the survey report document. Seven examples of surveys are appended. (CB)
Descriptors: Community Attitudes, Guidelines, Parks, Participant Satisfaction, Program Development, Recreational Programs, Use Studies
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 1900 Association Drive, Reston, VA 22091 ($9.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Reston, VA. American Association for Leisure and Recreation.