Schoolchildren Interval Study Capabilities 1986-1995, 4th Wave 1989

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
    • Cultural activities and participation
    • Childbearing, family planning and abortion
    • Family life and marriage
    • Youth
    • Children
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
child; life planning; social relations; personality traits; music lessons; parent-child relationship; academic achievement; education; leisure time behavior; Learning motivation; Competency test
  • 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: Test results on concentration ability, attentiveness, verbal agility; special abilities in technical, musical, linguistic, athletic and creative area; support of particular capabilities; personal orientations: moral orientations; learning attitude; learning motivation; goals in life; actual school habits; self-concept; cognitive interests; social-personal relations; occupation orientation; 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; social relations: collectivity; school conduct; social effort; identification; friendships; psycho-nerval prerequisites: physical and psychological ability to hold up; neurotic conduct characteristics.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1989
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Leipzig
Probability: Multistage; Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage random sample of region and school, cluster sample of classes of the 6th grade Panel of the Interval Study ´Capability Development - Younger Cohort´. Schoolchildren 12 years old.
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1536
    Number of Variables: 455
The first to third wave of the "Schoolchildren Interval Study Capabilities" are archived under ZA Study Nos. 6117 to 6119. The 5th wave has ZA Study No. 6121. The Interval Study was continued in the eastern states in the project "Risk Situations and Risk Behavior of Young People". 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).
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6120 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)

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