Leipzig Academy for Schoolchildren 1988

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Education, School Systems
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Post-compulsory education
    • Social and occupational mobility
    • Science and technology
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
promotion of the gifted; science; interest; social relations
  • Abstract

    Personality conditions of participants of the Academy for Schoolchildren, effects on development of capability. Parents questionnaire: effects experienced and personal influence on attending the Academy for Schoolchildren. Topics: Schoolchildren questionnaire: goals in life (scale); interest in scientific problems; places of meeting with science (scale); persons who influenced scientific interest (scale); type of delegation to the Academy for Schoolchildren; number of events attended at the Academy for Schoolchildren; evaluation of speakers of the academy (scale); stimuli for further technical activities from the events (scale); discussions and conversations with friends and classmates after the events; criteria for selection of topics (scale); desired membership in the Academy for Schoolchildren after time in school; effects of the Academy for Schoolchildren on personal development (scale); school achievements; attitudes to scientific requirements and support measures (scale); attending support facilities (scale); participation in Olympics and achievement comparisons, area and result; evaluation of teacher specializing in natural science subjects (scale); evaluation of social relations in the class (scale); assessment of personal social conduct and social contacts (scale); evaluation of family relations; influence of parents on development of scientific capabilities and interests (scale); technical and scientific conversations in parental home; psychological support from parents; school education and qualification of parents; path of further education sought; interest in mathematics, reasons for occupation with mathematics questions (scale); Parents questionnaire: reasons for the stimuli to attend the Academy for Schoolchildren (scale); support of the child in choice of events; effects of the Academy for Schoolchildren experienced (scale); evaluation of artistic and natural science talents of child (scale); personal support measures in different ability areas (scale); age of child at start of various support measures (scale); educational goals (scale); assessment of psycho-social characteristics and behavior of child (scale); available home electronics, membership of child in computer club; possession of technical literature about electronics.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1988
    Spring 1988
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: city of Leipzig
Sampled Universe
Participants in the Leipzig Academy for Schoolchildren and their parents.
Sampling Procedure Comment:
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 311
    Number of Variables: 388
Further studies are "Leipzig Academy for Schoolchildren (Speakers) 1988", ZA Study No. 6098, "Interests and Expectations of Participants in the Leipzig Academy for Schoolchildren 1977", ZA Study No. 6115 and "Interests and Attitudes of Participants in the Leipzig Academy for Schoolchildren 1981", ZA Study No. 6116.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6097 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 89 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22