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Survey-Feedback-Instrument zur Organisationsdiagnose an Schulen
As an instrument for organisational diagnosis in schools, ODAS was developed as a survey feedback instrument that enables a screening of the relevant dimensions of the school organisation and can thus be the basis for school organisational development measures, profile building and school programme development. ODAS consists of an interview guideline for a discussion with the school management, in which objective data about the school is collected and a possible adaptation of the questionnaires to the school is discussed, and of questionnaire versions for teachers, students and parents (at least 75 questions, including a further 36 questions for teachers). Reliability: The internal consistencies of the scales are at Cronbach's Alpha = .64-.87. Validity: In addition to ensuring content validity through expert discussions during item construction, a communicative validation took place during data feedback and in subsequent discussions with school members. With regard to construct validity, the results of the exploratory factor analysis prove that heterogeneous areas are covered and meaningful factors result. Norms: Comparative data from other schools can be obtained.
Leibniz Institute for Psychology (ZPID). (2019). Open Test Archive: ODAS. Survey-Feedback-Instrument zur Organisationsdiagnose an Schulen. Available at: https://www.testarchiv.eu/en/test/9004179
Ulber, D. (2001). ODAS. Survey-Feedback-Instrument zur Organisationsdiagnose an Schulen [Verfahrensdokumentation, Eltern-Fragebogen, Lehrer/-innen-Fragebogen und Schüler/-innen-Fragebogen]. In Leibniz-Institut für Psychologie (ZPID) (Hrsg.), Open Test Archive. Trier: ZPID.
Short Name ODAS
English Name Survey Feedback Inventory für Organizational Diagnosis at Schools
Authors Ulber, D.
Published in Test archive 2001
Copyright/Licence Copyright AutHor; CC-BY-SA 4.0
Key words Parents, Teachers, Students, Schools, School Environment, Organizational Climate, Organizational Structure, Organizational Development, Working Conditions
Language versions deu
Construct School Organization
Application age Pupils from the 7th grade and adults
Item number at least 75 items (+ 36 items: teacher version)
Subscales (1) School equipment and services, (2) Working conditions and teaching, (3) External contacts, (4) Communication, (5) Dealing with each other, (6) Possibilities to influence, (7) Teachers and school management, (8) Problems at the school, (9) Satisfaction with the school, (10) Cooperation in committees, (11) Goals of the school
Application Time 15-25 min.
Interpretation time 5 minutes per case for input into evaluation program
Internal consistency: Cronbach's Alpha = .64-.87.
Findings on content and construct validity.
None; Reference data: Means and standard deviations.
Applications School organisation, School research and evaluation
There is no abstract in English available. Short information about the measure can be found under Overview. More can be found on the German pages.
There is no review in English available. Short information about the measure can be found under Overview. More can be found on the German pages.
First published in
Ulber, D. (1998). Survey-Feedback-Instrument zur Organisationsdiagnose an Schulen. Berlin: Freie Universität, Institut für Allgemeine Pädagogik.
Feedback on the use of a procedure from the Open Test Archive of the Leibniz Institute for Psychology (ZPID) to the test author(s)
Prof. Dr. Daniela Ulber, Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften Hamburg (HAW), Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Fakultät Wirtschaft und Soziales, Alexanderstraße 1, D-20099 Hamburg