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The School as Reflected in Public Opinion (1979)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Arbeitsstelle für Schulentwicklungsforschung (AFS), Universität Dortmund
Publication Date
1983
Contributor
  • INFRATEST, Munich (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Education, School Systems
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Post-compulsory education
    • Compulsory and pre-school education
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
school type; school situation; school development
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitude to school and school development. Topics: the following information was surveyed for the oldest school-age child: year of birth; sex of child; type of school attended; level of eductional aspiration; class size; judgement on the possibilities for pedagogical support with such a class size; judgement on cooperation with teachers; class year or school year; looking after children with homework; judgement on the interest of the child in school; burden on the family from homework; attitude to doing homework under pedagogical supervision at school; perceived relief from a full-time school. Judgement on the need for reform of the school situation; attitude to the integrated comprehensive school; giving grades to the various school types; judgement on school achievement demands; judgement on the efforts of the school in educating children to discipline and order as well as to supporting the children; neglected school objectives; attitude to an increased hiring of teachers and reasons for this decision; attitude to various items from the area of school development and school reform (scale); political interest; union membership; religiousness; residential status; presence of respondent in residence within the last few days; employment in the civil service; size of household; number of children under 14 years or between 14 and 17 as well as over 18 years; number of school-age children; size of municipality class. Demography: age; sex; marital status; religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; school education; occupational position; employment; household income; household size; household composition; respondent is head of household; residential status; state; union membership.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1979-05
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
West German citizens living in private households and over 14 years old
Sampling
Probability: Multistage; Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample
Time Dimension
  • Longitudinal: Panel
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview: PAPI
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 3470
    Number of Variables: 95
Note
The following investigation is archived under ZA Study No. 1273. This study is part of an omnibus survey.
Availability
Delivery
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1272 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
Publications
  • Rolff, Hans-G. u.a.: AFS-Umfrage: Die Schule im Spiegel der öffentlichen Meinung Ergebnisse einer Repräsentativbefragung der bundesdeutschen Bevölkerung. In: Rolff, Hans-G. u.a. (Hrsg.): Jahrbuch der Schulentwicklung: Daten, Beispiele und Perspektiven, Band 1. Weinheim und Basel: Beltz 1980, S. 13-44.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Arbeitsstelle für Schulentwicklungsforschung (AFS), Universität Dortmund (1983): Die Schule im Spiegel der öffentlichen Meinung (1979). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1272