publication . Article . 2016

How youths' profiles of extracurricular and leisure activity affect their social development

Sauerwein, Markus; Theis, Desiree; Fischer, Natalie;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: Fachportal Pädagogik. DIPF
Research has shown that participation in extracurricular activities has a positive effect on adolescents' social behaviour and academic performance; however, the reciprocal influence of extracurricular activities and leisure on the development of adolescents' academic performance and social behaviour is unclear. In our study, we investigate the effect of school based and out-of-school leisure activities on adolescent's social and scholastic development. We also explore how students' gender, socioeconomic status and ethnicity influence their choice of, and engagement in activities. A sample of 5278 students (females 50%; migrant background 26%) filled in question...
free text keywords: Aktivität, Außerunterrichtliche Aktivität, Datenanalyse, Deutschland, Einflussfaktor, Ethnizität, Fragebogenerhebung, Freizeitverhalten, Geschlecht, Jugendlicher, Latent-Class-Analyse, Schüler, Schülerleistung, Schuljahr 05, Schuljahr 07, Sekundäranalyse, Soziales Verhalten, Sozioökonomische Lage, Wirkung, Extracurricular Activities, Germany, Ethnicity, Questionnaire survey, Leisure time behavior, Sex, Adolescent, Pupil, Pupils, Pupil achievement, Student achievement, School year 05, School year 07, Social behavior, Social behaviour, Socioeconomic position, Socioeconomic situation, Erziehung, Schul- und Bildungswesen, Education, Empirische Bildungsforschung, ddc:370
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