Studies Concurrent with Employment (Panel: 2nd Wave 1983)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Föllmer, Holger (Projektgruppe Studium neben dem Beruf, Fernuniversität-Gesamthochschule Hagen)
  • Thielmann, Helmut (Projektgruppe Studium neben dem Beruf, Fernuniversität-Gesamthochschule Hagen)
Publication Date
  • Contest-Census, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • University, Research, the Sciences
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • In-job training
    • Employment
    • Life-long/continuing education
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
further education; accompanying studies; educational motivation; job history
  • Abstract

    Attitude to studies of those interested in studies. Topics: specific questions were particularly persued with the respondents depending on type of employment: 1. Employees: employment in large concern; area of business; company size; occupational activity; work experiences; working conditions (scale); occupational satisfaction; work satisfaction and job satisfaction (scales); aspects of occupational biography; occupational perspectives; change of occupation or change of job; fear of unemployment; possibilities for further education; arrangement of possibilities for further education in the company; personal participation in possibilities for further education; employer measure to release one for studies concurrent with employment; information to superiors about taking up studies concurrent with employment and assumed attitude of superior to these studies. 2. Self-employed: area of business; number of colleagues; occupational activity; work experiences; working conditions (scale); occupational satisfaction; work satisfaction and satisfaction with job (scales); aspects of occupational biography; occupational fears for livelihood; planned changes of occupational position and change of occupation; importance of personal measures for further education. 3. Housewives: size of household; full-time or part-time employment of family members; occupied by raising children; care for and looking after close persons; sole responsibility for provision of household; help with housework; type and extent of activity outside of home; feeling of being asked too much; satisfaction with personal situation in life; earlier full-time employment; reasons for giving up employment; interest in resumption of employment; desired extent of employment. The following questions were posed to all respondents: participation of persons from the circle of friends and acquaintances in measures for further education; influence of other persons on one´s own attitude to studies concurrent with employment; personal learning habits; judgement on selected basic conditions for promotion of one´s own motivation and preferred learning method (scales); achievement orientation (scale); field of specialization of interest in studies and desired direction of studies; studies motivation (scale); interest in degree; desired form of degree (university for applied science or university); preferred duration of studies; financing costs of studies and possible sources of financing; spatial closeness to college facilities; distance as obstacle; presence in residence of a place to work undisturbed; maximum weekly time to study; preferred study days and time budget for study; assumed restrition of selected activities through taking up studies (scale); use of vacation weeks for study; reasons for possibly interrupting course of study and assessment of personal endurance; reading habits; use of ´normal´ and scientific libraries. Demography: sex; month of birth; year of birth; marital status; number of children; ages of children (classified); religious denomination; school education; vocational training; current and last occupational position; employment; household income; size of household; type of last school attended; year of highest school degree; year of last training completed; current or earlier employment in the civil service; unemployment and earlier employment; living together with a firm partner; school education of partner; current or last occupational position of partner; school education and current or last occupational position of father or mother; number of employed persons in household. Interviewer rating: presence of third persons during interview; influence of the course of the interview by other persons; reliability and willingness of respondent to cooperate; length of interview; date of interview; age of interviewer and sex of interviewer.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1983-05 / 1983-07
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Sample from the respondents of the First wave (ZA Study No. 1445)
Probability: Multistage
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: 466
    Number of Variables: 499
Survey unit: college students### The respondents of the second panel wave (ZA Study No. 1446) present a sub-group from the group of persons interviewed in the first wave (ZA Study No. 1445). The respondents interviewed again in the second survey were persons who answered the question of personal acceptance of studies concurrent with employment with very good and good or on the probability scale presented of 0 (certain not to take up studies) to 100 (in any case begin studies) stated a value of at least 50%.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1446 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Föllmer, Holger; Thielmann, Helmut: Interesse an einem Studium neben dem Beruf: Eine empirische Untersuchung. Hagen: Fernuniversität-Gesamthochschule, März 1984.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 95 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22