Schoolchildren Interval Study Capabilities 1986-1995, 1st Wave 1986

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:
    • Compulsory and pre-school education
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
    • Cultural activities and participation
    • Childbearing, family planning and abortion
    • Specific diseases and medical conditions
    • Children
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
child; academic achievement; education; leisure time behavior; Learning motivation
  • Abstract

    Development forms and influence factors of development of mental achievements in childhood and adolescence (particularly at transfer from lower grade, junior high and high school). Topics: Cognitive capabilities: school achievements in individual subjects; teacher judgements about specific achievement particularities; cultural interests and orientations: leisure behavior; leisure interests; use of new information technologies; use of mass-media; use of cultural offerings; preferred cultural activities; cultural-esthetic orientation; family development conditions: sociability; structure characteristics of family; child-raising situation; emotional parent-child relationship; personality of parents; mental-cultural conditions of family; case history data; social relations: collectivity; school habits; social effort; identification; friendships; psycho-nerval prerequisites: physical and psychological ability to hold up; neurotic conduct characteristics.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1986
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Leipzig
Sampled Universe
Panel of the Interval Study ´Capability Development - Younger Cohort´. Classes in the 3rd grade (schoolchildren 9 years old).
Probability: Multistage; Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage random sample of region and school, cluster sample
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1507
    Number of Variables: 595
The second to fifth wave of the "Schoolchildren Interval Study Capabilities" are archived under ZA Study Nos. 6118 to 6121. The Interval Study was continued after 1990 in the project "Risk Situations and Risk Behavior of Young People" in the eastern states. The waves have ZA Study Nos. 6180 to 6183. Furthermore the "Schoolchildren Interval Study Capabilities - Younger Cohort" was conducted in parallel in an older cohort (ZA Study Nos. 6122 to 6127 and 6184 to 6186). The teacher survey conducted in 1986 has ZA Study No. 6196.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6117 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)

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