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Interval Study Capabilities: Older Cohort 1985-1995, 1st Wave 1985

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
    • Mass media
    • Family life and marriage
    • Youth
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
child; academic achievement; parent-child relationship; education; interest; leisure time behavior; life planning; social relations; personality traits
  • 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 specialties and learning characteristics; test results on concentration ability, attentiveness, verbal agility; coping with above-average requirements; personal orientations: moral orientations; learning attitude; learning motivation; goals in life; actual school habits; self-concept; action determined oneself or by third parties; cognitive interests; satisfaction with school requirements and coping with them; capabilities and skills; independence; ability to assert oneself; self-evaluation of personal strengths and weaknesses; social-personal relations; 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; cultural possession; conducting sport; family development conditions: sociability; structure characteristics of family; child-raising situation and child-raising style of parents; understanding; emotional parent-child relationship; personality of parents; mental-cultural conditions of family; model effect of parents; case history data of child development; social relations; collectivity; school habits; social effort; identification; friendships; sociogramm; psycho-nerval prerequisites: self-confidence.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1985
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 in the 6th grade
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1327
    Number of Variables: 978
The second to sixth wave of the "Schoolchildren Interval Study Capabilities - Older Cohort" are archived under ZA Study Nos. 6123 to 6127. The Interval Study was continued after 1990 in the project "Access to Occupation and Course of Occupation Biographies of Young People in the East of Germany". Diese waves have ZA Study Nos. 6184 bis 6186. Furthermore the "Schoolchildren Interval Study Capabilities - Older Cohort" was conducted in parallel in a younger cohort (ZA Study Nos. 6117 to 6121 and 6180 to 6183).
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6122 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Müller, H.: Einstellungen und Interessen von Schülern 8. Klassen 1980 und 1988. Eine Skizze zur zeitgeschichtlichen Sozialisationsforschung. Forschungsbericht. Leipzig 1988. ZIJ: F 88/8.
  • Wiedemann, D.; Karig, U.: Zur Entwicklung der kulturellen Freizeitgestaltung älterer Schüler. Teilbericht zur Intervallstudie Fähigkeitsentwicklung im Schuljugendalter. Teilbericht. Leipzig 1987. ZIJ: F 87/20.
  • Hennig, W.: Zum Entwicklungsstand geistiger Fähigkeiten bei Schülern der Klassenstufe 6. Intervallstudie Fähigkeitsentwicklung. Ausgangsanalyse. Leipzig 1987. ZIJ: F 87/25.
  • Wiedemann, D.; Karig, U.: Zur Entwicklung der kulturellen Freizeitgestaltung von Schülern der 6. und 7. Klasse. Intervallstudie Fähigkeitsentwicklung. Ergebnisbericht. Leipzig 1987. ZIJ: F 87/42.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig (1985): Intervallstudie Fähigkeiten: Ältere Kohorte 1985-1995 1. Welle 1985. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.