College Barometer (Survey of Instructors at Colleges, Summer Semester 1974)
- INFRATEST, München
- INFRATEST, Munich (Data Collector)
- GESIS (Hosting Institution)
- GESIS (Distributor)
- University, Research, the Sciences
CESSDA Topic Classification:
- Post-compulsory education
university teacher; university policy; job history
AbstractOccupation situation, career course and judgement on the situation at the colleges from the view of instructors. Topics: 1. Instructing activity and instructing situation: type and extent of instructing activity in current semester; primary or part-time instructing activity; subjects taught; begin of instructing activity after conclusion of course of study and type of interruptions of instructing activity; requirements of college instructors; number of hours of preparation and evaluation for courses conducted and number of participants in current semester; type of support by colleagues; decision-making responsibility in establishing courses available; entitlement to conduct examinations; general characterization of the situation in field of specialization (scale); assumed reasons for lengthening time of studies by students. 2. Occupation data and career course: current and earlier designations of office; current functions at the college; examinations passed, according to type of examination and type of college; type and number of appointments rejected and accepted. 3. Financial and retirement situation: public employee and salary group; proportion of income from college activity in total income; number of colleagues to whom authorized to issue directives. 4. College reform and co-determination in self-administration committees: general attitude to college reform (scale); attitude to establishing assistent professor positions in one´s own field of specialization; attitude to introduction of polytechnics and a federally uniform college organization law; personal membership in co-determination committees and other organizations; judgement on the distribution of co-determination rights and the voting behavior of the ´others qualified as post-doctoral university lecturers´; boycott behavior of certain groups in co-determination committees. 5. General political and college policy attitudes: personal interest in college policy questions; attitude to political college groups; preferred measures to cover an increased need for instructors and personal willingness to increase service; attitude to radicals in the civil service; party preference. Demography: age; sex; marital status; number of children; school education; vocational training; occupation; professional position; professional career; income; social origins. Interviewer rating: willingness of respondent to cooperate.
1974-05 / 1974-06
Germany (DE)FRG incl. West Berlin
Face-to-face interview: PAPI
Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Number of Units: 1887
- ZA0859 (Type: ZA-No.)
- 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
INFRATEST-Sozialforschung (Hrsg.): Hochschulbarometer: Befragung von Lehrenden an Hochschulen, Sommersemester 1974. München: unveröffentlichter Forschungsbericht, 4 Bände 1974.
INFRATEST-Sozialforschung (Hrsg.): Lehrende an den Hochschulen der Bundesrepublik und Westberlins: Daten einer Repräsentativbefragung im Sommer 1974. München: Selbstverlag 1976.
Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 103 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22