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The School Reflected in Public Opinion (1981)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Arbeitsstelle für Schulentwicklungsforschung (AFS), Universität Dortmund
Publication Date
1983
Contributor
  • INFRATEST, Muenchen (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Education, School Systems
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Post-compulsory education
    • Compulsory and pre-school education
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitude to school and school development. Topics: for the oldest school-age child the following information was surveyed: year of birth; sex of child; type of school attended; level of educational aspiration; class size; judgement on the pedagogical support possibilities with such a class size; judgement on cooperation with teachers; grade or school year; coaching one´s children with homework; judgement on the interest of the child in school; stress for the family from homework; attitude to doing homework under pedagogical guidance in school; perceived relief by a full-time school. Judgement on the need for reform of the school situation; attitude to the integrated comprehensive school; grading the various types of school; judgement on school achievement requirements; judgement on the efforts of the school in raising one´s children to discipline and order as well as in support of one´s children; neglected school goals; attitude to 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; school education; employment; household income; size of household; composition of household; state; city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1981-04 / 1981-06
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
West German citizens 14 years old and older living in private households
Sampling
Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2572
    Number of Variables: 76
Note
The study is part of an omnibus survey. An earlier investigation is archived under ZA Study No. 1272.
Availability
Delivery
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1273 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
Publications
  • Rolff, Hans-G. u.a.: AFS-Umfrage 1981: Die Schule im Spiegel der öffentlichen Meinung. In: Rolff, Hans-G. u.a. (Hrsg.): Jahrbuch der Schulentwicklung: Daten, Beispiele und Perspektiven, Band 2. Weinheim und Basel: Beltz 1982, S. 13-47.

Update Metadata: 2019-03-27 | Issue Number: 77 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Arbeitsstelle für Schulentwicklungsforschung (AFS), Universität Dortmund (1983): Die Schule im Spiegel der öffentlichen Meinung (1981). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1273