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Table 2 Mean scores on the subscales of approaches to learning

From: Measuring students’ approaches to learning in different clinical rotations

Approach/scale/item Mean SD Cronbach’s alpha
Surface approach 21.61 5.23 0.74
Surface motive 11.46 2.19 0.65
Surface strategy 10.73 2.23 0.65
Deep approach 27.49 5.98 0.83
Deep motive 14.13 2.18 0.78
Deep strategy 13.94 2.12 0.79
Achieving approach 26.30 6.02 0.84
Achieving motive 12.88 2.57 0.73
Achieving strategy 14.01 2.36 0.81