Ranking of West German Universities and Colleges

Neidhardt, Friedhelm (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin); SPIEGEL-Verlag, Hamburg
Judgement on learning conditions from the students´ perspective. Topics: Over-crowded and canceled courses; free choice of instructorsand examiners; possibility of personal counceling by instructors;judgement on professors´ preparation for their courses; possibility ofadvance ...
published 1990, Version 1.0.0
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Resource Type

Dataset : Numeric

Version

1.0.0

Language of Resource

German

Title

Ranking of West German Universities and Colleges

Creators

Neidhardt, Friedhelm

Origin Information

Publisher

Publication Date

1990

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Contributors

EMNID, Bielefeld
GESIS
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Methods

Sample

Sampled Universe
Students in their major subject in the 5th to 10th semester, who at the time had attended that particular university for at least one semester
Sampling
Probability; Sampling Procedure Comment: Random sample. Sample of 12 students from each of the 15 most popular subjects at German universities.

Time Dimension

  • Cross-section

Collection Mode

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

DataSets and Files

  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 5990
    Number of Variables: 36

Subjects

Classification

ZA-Classification (GESIS Data Catalogue)
CESSDA Topic Classification

Description

  • Abstract

    Judgement on learning conditions from the students´ perspective. Topics: Over-crowded and canceled courses; free choice of instructorsand examiners; possibility of personal counceling by instructors;judgement on professors´ preparation for their courses; possibility ofadvance or follow-up work for courses during semester breaks;explanation of exam results and homework by the instructors;instructors´ consideration of students´ suggestions or stimulus;conveying recent research results in courses; clear explanation oftechnical concepts; instructors with a particular reputation in area ofspecialization; orientation of courses available along professionalexperience; availability of relevant books in the university library;judgement on study surroundings and study rooms in institutes anddepartments; most important work areas and materials for work as wellas their availability to the students; judgement on the currency ofbooks and equipment in study areas; judgement on individual care ofstudents during exercises; preferred city in which to first take upstudies; cost of student housing per square meter; hourly wage forstudent jobs; study at other universities; number of semesters;expected grades in final exams.

Note

Survey unit: college students###

Coverage

Temporal Coverage

  • 1989-10 / 1989-11

Geographic Coverage

  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin

Relations

Alternative Identifiers

  • ZA1815 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)

Publications

  • SPIEGEL: Die neuen Unis sind die besten. In: Der Spiegel, 1989, 50, S. 70-87.
  • SPIEGEL: Studieren heute: Welche Uni ist die beste? Hamburg: Spiegel-Verlag, SPIEGEL Spezial 1990.

Update Metadata: 2022-02-21 | Issue Number: 97 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22