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ERIC Number: EJ1023220
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 40
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0031-3831
What Happens with Local Survey Findings? A Study of How Adolescent School Surveys Are Disseminated and Utilized in Swedish Schools
Nygren, Karina; Janlert, Urban; Nygren, Lennart
Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, v57 n5 p526-543 2013
This paper aimed at examining the barriers to and facilitators of disseminating and utilizing the results of a local Swedish school survey. Interviews with 21 school district managers/principals were performed. Results showed that dissemination and utilization of local survey data appeared as two interrelated processes. With those processes, various barriers and facilitators were mentioned. The barriers and facilitators were not merely the opposites of each other; instead they qualitatively differed from each other depending on what phase in the process the manager/principal referred to. The results also showed that the dissemination phase was both a prerequisite for and interwoven with the utilization phase, e.g. dissemination efforts were important for how the survey results were utilized.
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Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education; Grade 7; Grade 8; Grade 9
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Sweden