The Student Attitude Survey

Sharp, Harry (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
Political attitudes and college political conduct of American students. Topics: Attributes of an ideal professor and image of the professorsat the college; contacts and communication with college instructors;self-image of students; evaluation of study conditions, education,res...
published 1965, Version 1.0.0
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Resource Type

Dataset : Numeric

Version

1.0.0

Language of Resource

English

Title

The Student Attitude Survey

Creator

Sharp, Harry

Origin Information

Publisher

Publication Date

1965

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Contributors

Survey Research Laboratory of the University of Wisconsin, Madison
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Methods

Sample

Sampled Universe
Students of the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Sampling
Probability: Simple random; Sampling Procedure Comment: Random selection

Time Dimension

  • Cross-section

Collection Mode

  • Face-to-face interview: PAPI
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire

DataSets and Files

  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 767

Description

  • Abstract

    Political attitudes and college political conduct of American students. Topics: Attributes of an ideal professor and image of the professorsat the college; contacts and communication with college instructors;self-image of students; evaluation of study conditions, education,research, instruction, mass operation and academic freedom at theuniversity; most important goals of university education; reasons forthe choice of the university city; assessment of the need for reform ofAmerican society; most important problems of the university; promotionof creative and critical thinking of students by professors; evaluationof appropriate methods of student protest; sympathy for the studentdemonstrations at the Berkeley University; personal politicalactivities and willingness to participate in demonstrations; attitudeto the civil rights movement, the Vietnam war, sexuality, the churchand the government; judgement on the effect of political protestagainst the Vietnam war; perceived deceptions among students; diversescales: among others satisfaction with studies, dogmatism anddemocracy; judgement on the student newspaper; length of studies; dailystudy time; performance certificates; average grade; occupational goal;working student; political orientation and change in attitude sincestart of studies; membership in college political groups; socialorigins and influence of parents on the decision for studies; contactwith parents and political discussions; party preference of parents;media usage. Demography: age (classified); sex; race; marital status; familycomposition; number of children; religious denomination; religiousness;household income; housing situation; regional origins; military service.

Note

Survey unit: college students###

Coverage

Temporal Coverage

  • 1965

Geographic Coverage

  • Madison (US-WI-MSN)

Relations

Alternative Identifiers

  • ZA0499 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)

Publications

  • Allerbeck, Klaus R.: Soziale Bedingungen für studentischen Radikalismus: Eine vergleichende Untersuchung in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und den Vereinigten Staaten. Köln, Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät, Diss. 1971.
  • Allerbeck, Klaus R.: Soziologie radikaler Studentenbewegungen: Eine vergleichende Untersuchung in der Bundesrepublik und den Vereinigten Staaten. München: Oldenbourg 1973.

Update Metadata: 2022-05-17 | Issue Number: 102 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21