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Conditions for Success and Learning Problems in the Framework of Distance Education Courses

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Soziologisches Institut, Universität München
Publication Date
1972
Contributor
  • Soziologisches Institut, Universitaet Muenchen (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Education, School Systems
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • In-job training
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
correspondence course; further education; executive position
Description
  • Abstract

    Judgement on distance education courses as means to overcome deficits in the education system. Topics: General assessment of education chances in the FRG and the connection between school education and prospects of advancement; source used for information about the distance education course; course length and working hours per learning unit; judgement on the quality of the workbooks; satisfaction with the course; improvement recommendations for teaching methods, instructional material and organization of instruction; judgement on one´s own occupational situation and the usability of the course knowledge; expectations of the distance education course; assessment of the support for performance through seminars, example cases and questionnaire; judgement on supervision of performance; course result in grades; reason for participation in distance eucation and if appropriate reason for discontinuing; position at work. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; school education; vocational training; occupation; professional position; employment; income. Also encoded were: result classifications according to the records of the distance education institute; type of course participants.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1972-05 / 1972-07
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
All former participants of the distance education course ´Leadership and Company Organization´ of the Akademie fuer Fernstudium, Bad Harzburg, from 1. Jan. 1965 to 31. Dec. 1971.
Sampling
Probability: Simple random; Sampling Procedure Comment: Simple random selection
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1146
    Number of Variables: 152
Availability
Delivery
C - Data and documents are only released for academic research and teaching after the data depositor’s written authorization. For this purpose the Data Archive obtains a written permission with specification of the user and the analysis intention.
Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0638 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 101 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Soziologisches Institut, Universität München (1972): Erfolgsbedingungen und Lernprobleme im Rahmen von Fernlehrgängen. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.0638