Changes of Attitude among Teacher-Training Students during College at Transfer into Occupation (Panel 1972-1975)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentrum I Bildungsforschung, Universität Konstanz
Publication Date
  • Zentrum I Bildungsforschung, Universitaet Konstanz (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Occupation, Profession
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Teaching profession
    • Compulsory and pre-school education
    • Social behaviour and attitudes
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
social background; occupational choice; career prospect; course of academic studies; teacher; education; personality; attitude; study financing
  • Abstract

    The socialization and development of attitudes relevant to occupation and education among prospective teachers in Baden-Wuerttemberg. Topics: In order to determine change in attitudes in the course of college and at transfer into occupation a panel survey with 5 waves was conducted. In all 5 surveys the following questions and scales were presented in unchanged form: Constance questionnaire for school and education attitudes (KSE) with the subtests all-round education, tendency orientation, occupation orientation, pressure orientation, negative reform readiness and the way one sees oneself as educationalist; questionnaire to record Machiavellianism and conservatism; direct attitudes (FBE) with the subscales directivity and extroversion; personality questionnaire (PF) with the subtests aggression, dominance, excitability, depression, suppression of aggression and inhibition; adapted version of the Survey of Interpersonal Values; questionnaire on self-judgement and social statistics. The following instruments were not presented in all waves: Questions on situation of studies and choice of occupation (first wave); questionnaire on occupational self-respect (second, third and fourth wave); questionnaire to record the social environment in the teacher-training college (second wave) with the subscales integration, contacts, university vicinity, freedom of studies, college policy problems and activities, relevance of studies in practice, contacts with persons outside of the teacher-training college as well as judgement on the subjects education, psychology, sociology and political science; questionnaire to record the social environment in elementary school with the subscales: working conditions, attitudes to regulations and arrangement of occupation at school, isolation and conformity pressure on the part of colleagues, discrepancy between expectations and occupational reality, school education deficiencies and seminar education deficiencies. Demography: Age; marital status; number of children; age und number of siblings; position in sibling sequence; religious denomination; school education; social origins; city size; memberships.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1972-04 / 1975-06
Geographic Coverage
  • Baden-Württemberg (DE-BW)
Sampled Universe
Teacher-training students who completed high school graduation in 1970 at a public high school and directly afterwards began studies at a teacher-training college.
Total universe/Complete enumeration; Sampling Procedure Comment: Census
Time Dimension
  • Longitudinal: Panel: Interval
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1373
The individual phases of data collection were: middle of studies after the 3rd semester; end of studies after the 5th semester; initial beginning teacher time, after three months of school practice; intermediate beginning teacher time after approx. one year of school practice. The data set contains the indices of the individual scales, but not the values of the individual items. The current data set contains the 5 waves of a panel survey. A panel survey among seniors in Baden-Wuerttemberg is archived under ZA Study No. 0979. In part the same questions and scales were use.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0953 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Dann, Hanns-Dietrich; Clötta, Bernhard; Müller-Fohrenbrodt, Giesela; Helmreich, Reinhard: Umweltbedingungen innovativer Kompetenz: Eine Längsschnittuntersuchung zur Sozialisation von Lehrern in Ausbildung und Beruf. Stuttgart: Klett-Cotta 1978.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 91 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22