Interval Study Capabilities: Older Cohort 1985-1995, 3rd Wave 1987

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
    • Mass media
    • Youth
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
adolescent; academic achievement; personality traits; leisure time behavior; media consumption
  • 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; support of particular capabilities; coping with above-average requirements; personal orientations: moral orientations; learning attitude; learning motivation; goals in life; actual school habits; self-concept; action determined by oneself or 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; 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; cultural possession; conducting sport; family development conditions; sociability; structure characteristics of family; child-raising situation and child-raising style of parents; understanding; social relations; collectivity; school habits; social effort; identification; friendships; sociogramm; psycho-nerval prerequisites; physical and psychological ability to hold up; neurotic conduct characteristics; self-confidence.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1987
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Leipzig
Sampled Universe
Panel of the Interval Study ´Capability Development - Older Cohort´. Schoolchildren 14 years old.
Probability: Multistage; Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage random sample of region and school, cluster sample of classes in the 8th grade.
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1222
    Number of Variables: 591
The first and second wave of the "Schoolchildren Interval Study Capabilities - Older Cohort" are archived under ZA Study Nos. 6122 and 6123 and the fourth to sixth wave under ZA Study Nos. 6125 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". These waves have ZA Study Nos. 6184 to 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
  • ZA6124 (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: 89 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22