Ranking List of East German Universities 1993

Neidhardt, Friedhelm (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin); SPIEGEL-Verlag, Hamburg
Learning conditions from the point of view of East German students. Topics: 1. Judgement on current learning conditions in comparison to the situation at the university two years ago: judgement on technical level as well as didactic and pedagogical skill of lecturers; judgemen...
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1.0.0

Language of Resource

German

Title

Ranking List of East German Universities 1993

Creators

Neidhardt, Friedhelm

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Publication Date

1993

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Contributors

EMNID, Bielefeld
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Methods

Sample

Sampled Universe
Students in their major subject in the 5th to 10th semester who had studied at least one semester at the university currently attended
Sampling
Probability; Sampling Procedure Comment: Random sample. Sample of about 100 students per university at random and representative for the faculties.

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: 1191
    Number of Variables: 65

Subjects

Classification

ZA-Classification (GESIS Data Catalogue)
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Description

  • Abstract

    Learning conditions from the point of view of East German students. Topics: 1. Judgement on current learning conditions in comparison to the situation at the university two years ago: judgement on technical level as well as didactic and pedagogical skill of lecturers; judgement on breadth of courses available and opportunities to specialize within personal course of studies; personal professional experience before start of course of studies; judgement on the relation to practice of studies; comprehensibility of study and examination demands; cooperation with other students; personal contact with lecturers; equiping of library with technical literature; technical furnishing of university; assessment of occupational chances after conclusion of course of studies. 2. Judgement on the reorganization of the university: studies according to new or old examination regulations; loss of important reference persons from circle of lecturers; proportion of lecturers from West Germany; comparison of lecturers from the west with lecturers from the east regarding their technical level, commitment, pedagogical skill, climate in courses and availability outside of courses; appropriateness of personnel renovation in the subject. 3. Housing situation and comparison of the university with other universities: preferred city for a hypothetical new start of studies; preference for a university for applied science or giving up studies; thoughts about discontinuing of course of study; reasons for discontinuing course of study; expected number of semesters until conclusion of course of studies; housing situation; party preference. Also encoded was: identification of interviewer.

Note

The first study of this series was conducted in 1989 and is archived under ZA Study No. 1815. A comparable study in the western part of the Federal Republic is archived under ZA Study No. 2335.

Coverage

Temporal Coverage

  • 1993-01 / 1993-02

Geographic Coverage

  • Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (DE-MV)
  • Brandenburg (DE-BB)
  • Saxony (DE-SN)
  • Saxony-Anhalt (DE-ST)
  • Thuringia (DE-TH)

Relations

Alternative Identifiers

  • ZA2336 (Type: ZA-No.)

Publications

  • SPIEGEL: Welche Uni ist die Beste? Hamburg: SPIEGEL-Verlag, 1993. (SPIEGEL SPEZIAL 3)

Update Metadata: 2021-12-10 | Issue Number: 95 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22