Transcriptions of 12 interviews with SEN investigators and decision-makers in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

SND-ID: SND 1060

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Description

The file contains transcriptions of 12 interviews with SEN investigators and decision-makers in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), Germany. Altogether the material includes about 14 h of tape recorded material (not saved) or 200 pages transcriptions. The interviews were conducted in five municipalities of the state NRW. Research questions were focusing on the thought styles of the interviewees.

Purpose:

The purpose of the study is to analyse the process of special education needs [SEN] assessment in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Language

German

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

University of Gothenburg

Funding 1

  • Funding agency: Adlerbert Research Foundation

Funding 2

  • Funding agency: Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation
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Method

Unit of analysis

Time Method

Sampling procedure

Non-probability

Time period(s) investigated

2016-12-05–2016-12-09

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Germany

Geographic description: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

Publications

Barow, T. & Östlund, D (2018). The significance of SEN assessment, diagnoses, and psychometric tests in inclusive education: Studies from Sweden and Germany. in B. Hamre; A. Morin & C Ydesen (Eds.) Testing and Inclusive Schooling. International Challenges and Opportunities. Routledge: London.

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Transcriptions of 12 interviews with SEN investigators and decision-makers in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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Citation

Thomas Barow. University of Gothenburg, Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik (2018). <em>Transcriptions of 12 interviews with SEN investigators and decision-makers in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/sp3b-mr23">https://doi.org/10.5878/sp3b-mr23</a>

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Text

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Time period(s) investigated

2016-12-05–2016-12-09

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Interview
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2016-12-05–2016-12-09
  • Source of the data: Population group
Published: 2019-01-11
Last updated: 2019-02-06