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Spelling Ability among Beginning Trainees (Panel: 2nd Wave 1980)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Huber, Wolfgang (Seminar für Deutsche Philologie, Universität Mannheim)
Publication Date
  • W. Huber, Seminar fuer Deutsche Philologie, Universitaet Mannheim (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Communication, Public Opinion, Media
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Language and linguistics
  • Abstract

    Follow-up test of spelling ability of trainees in Mannheim and Ludwigshafen after one year. Test of spelling ability of trainees in Mannheim and Ludwigshafen. Topics: Feldhaus spelling test in version 79 with 80 test words to be written correctly (multiple-choice questions). Demography: birthdate; sex; chamber of commerce district; school last attended; school degree; state of school last attended; German instruction at the vocational school. The following indices were additionally included: total number of errors and types of errors.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1980-09
Geographic Coverage
  • Rhineland-Palatinate (DE-RP)
    industry and chamber of commerce district Pfalz (Ludwigshafen) and industry and chamber of commerce district Rhein-Neckar (Mannheim).
Sampled Universe
Sampling Procedure Comment: Cluster sample
Collection Mode
  • Written Test
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 371
    Number of Variables: 109
An earlier investigation is archived under ZA Study No. 1341, an integrated data set under ZA Study No. 1343.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1342 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Huber, Wolfgang: Rechtschreibkenntnisse bei Ausbildungsanfängern: Ergebnisse einer Panel-Untersuchung als Grundlage eines Modells zur Reform des Rechtschreibunterrichts. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang Verlag 1984.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 91 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Huber, Wolfgang (1984): Rechtschreibekenntnisse bei Ausbildungsanfängern (Panel: 2. Welle 1980). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.