Studies Concurrent with Employment (Panel: 2nd Wave 1983)

Föllmer, Holger (Projektgruppe Studium neben dem Beruf, Fernuniversität-Gesamthochschule Hagen); Thielmann, Helmut (Projektgruppe Studium neben dem Beruf, Fernuniversität-Gesamthochschule Hagen)
Attitude to studies of those interested in studies. Topics: specific questions were particularly persued with therespondents depending on type of employment: 1. Employees: employment in large concern; area of business; companysize; occupational activity; work experiences; work...
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Studies Concurrent with Employment (Panel: 2nd Wave 1983)


Föllmer, Holger
Thielmann, Helmut

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Contest-Census, Frankfurt



Sampled Universe
Sample from the respondents of the First wave (ZA Study No. 1445)
Probability: Multistage

Time Dimension

  • Longitudinal: Panel

Collection Mode

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

DataSets and Files

  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 466
    Number of Variables: 499



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  • Abstract

    Attitude to studies of those interested in studies. Topics: specific questions were particularly persued with therespondents depending on type of employment: 1. Employees: employment in large concern; area of business; companysize; occupational activity; work experiences; working conditions(scale); occupational satisfaction; work satisfaction and jobsatisfaction (scales); aspects of occupational biography; occupationalperspectives; change of occupation or change of job; fear ofunemployment; possibilities for further education; arrangement ofpossibilities for further education in the company; personalparticipation in possibilities for further education; employer measureto release one for studies concurrent with employment; information tosuperiors about taking up studies concurrent with employment andassumed attitude of superior to these studies. 2. Self-employed: area of business; number of colleagues; occupationalactivity; work experiences; working conditions (scale); occupationalsatisfaction; work satisfaction and satisfaction with job (scales);aspects of occupational biography; occupational fears for livelihood;planned changes of occupational position and change of occupation;importance of personal measures for further education. 3. Housewives: size of household; full-time or part-time employment offamily members; occupied by raising children; care for and lookingafter close persons; sole responsibility for provision of household;help with housework; type and extent of activity outside of home;feeling of being asked too much; satisfaction with personal situationin life; earlier full-time employment; reasons for giving upemployment; interest in resumption of employment; desired extent ofemployment. The following questions were posed to all respondents: participationof persons from the circle of friends and acquaintances in measures forfurther education; influence of other persons on one´s own attitude tostudies concurrent with employment; personal learning habits; judgementon selected basic conditions for promotion of one´s own motivation andpreferred learning method (scales); achievement orientation (scale);field of specialization of interest in studies and desired direction ofstudies; studies motivation (scale); interest in degree; desired formof degree (university for applied science or university); preferredduration of studies; financing costs of studies and possible sources offinancing; spatial closeness to college facilities; distance asobstacle; presence in residence of a place to work undisturbed; maximumweekly time to study; preferred study days and time budget for study;assumed restrition of selected activities through taking up studies(scale); use of vacation weeks for study; reasons for possiblyinterrupting course of study and assessment of personal endurance;reading habits; use of ´normal´ and scientific libraries. Demography: sex; month of birth; year of birth; marital status; numberof children; ages of children (classified); religious denomination;school education; vocational training; current and last occupationalposition; employment; household income; size of household; type of lastschool attended; year of highest school degree; year of last trainingcompleted; current or earlier employment in the civil service;unemployment and earlier employment; living together with a firmpartner; school education of partner; current or last occupationalposition of partner; school education and current or last occupationalposition of father or mother; number of employed persons in household. Interviewer rating: presence of third persons during interview;influence of the course of the interview by other persons; reliabilityand willingness of respondent to cooperate; length of interview; dateof interview; age of interviewer and sex of interviewer.


Survey unit: college students### The respondents of the second panel wave (ZA Study No. 1446) present a sub-group from the group of persons interviewed in the first wave (ZA Study No. 1445). The respondents interviewed again in the second survey were persons who answered the question of personal acceptance of studies concurrent with employment with very good and good or on the probability scale presented of 0 (certain not to take up studies) to 100 (in any case begin studies) stated a value of at least 50%.


Temporal Coverage

  • 1983-05 / 1983-07

Geographic Coverage

  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin


Alternative Identifiers

  • ZA1446 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)


  • Föllmer, Holger; Thielmann, Helmut: Interesse an einem Studium neben dem Beruf: Eine empirische Untersuchung. Hagen: Fernuniversität-Gesamthochschule, März 1984.

Update Metadata: 2023-02-01 | Issue Number: 98 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22