Interests and Attitudes of Participants in the Leipzig Academy for Schoolchildren 1981

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Abteilung Bildung des Zentralinstituts für Jugendforschung, Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Abteilung Bildung des Zentralinstituts fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Post-compulsory education
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
adolescent; promotion of the gifted; life planning; knowledge acquisition; knowledge transfer
  • Abstract

    Interests and attitudes, capabilities acquired and achievement evaluations of participants in the Leipzig Academy for Schoolchildren. Topics: Goals in life; self-confidence; type of delegation to the Academy for Schoolchildren; assigned by FDJ; number of events attended; preferred form of event; assessment of speakers; resources used to process a lecture; capabilities acquired through attending the Academy for Schoolchildren; passing on knowledge acquired; resonance in school on being delegated; attitude to learning and to school requirements; social relations in the class; satisfaction with personal achievement; visiting teams; duration; contents of these AG; leisure contents; membership in FDJ; qualification of parents; personal path of education sought; self-assessments on achievement and social habits.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1981
    Spring 1981
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Sample of participants in the Leipzig Academy for Schoolchildren (9th to 12th grade).
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 356
    Number of Variables: 147
Further studies on the topic "Academy for Schoolchildren" are archived under ZA Study Nos. 6097 (participants), 6098 (speakers) and 6115.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6116 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 91 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22