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Community survey


Explanation of terms

Community survey:

How do you feel your community is performing?
Do you want to make some changes?

Use for Family, School, Sport, Work or any community activity.
Or, think of the community that is most important to you.
Use this to have a better understanding of your community.
Or, as a discussion exercise to get a snapshot of your community.

This survey is intended to discover the issues that members have in being a part of their community.

Characteristics of communities:
… Communities that have clearly defined roles/goals
… Communities that have shared goals, beliefs, values, cultures, institutions etc
… Communities that have clearly defined boundaries
… Communities that have ownership of their members
… Communities that provide valued roles for their members
… Communities that communicate effectively with their members
… Communities that can depend on their own resources
… Communities that balance their own needs
… Communities that can share and draw on skills / resources where needed
(Peter Anderson 2008)

The survey is designed to gauge the response of the group within the above characteristics, and to show overall patterns within their community.

The project will also look at some of the characteristics of the community you are involved in:
Country
City
Suburb
The role of the community
The type of activity of the community
The average age of the community
Your age group


Download survey  Download survey



You may wish do your own survey of your own community, you may be surprised at the result.
Click on "Building better communities" for more information about communities.
GO to "Human research ethics hand book" for research ethics.


Community survey project:


ONLINE SURVEY AVAILABLE SOON

I am developing an online survey using the characteristics in "Characteristics of communities", which will be used to develop strategies in making better communities.


MAKE SURE YOU USE THE SURVEY GUIDELINES
I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ACTION, BEHAVIOUR, OR LIBALITY
UNDERTAKEN BY ANYBODY USING THIS INFORMATION.


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