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Table 2 34-item modified MSLQ subscales, items distribution and reliability coefficient for each subscale

From: Measuring medical students’ reflection on their learning: modification and validation of the motivated strategies for learning questionnaire (MSLQ)

Subscale Item Alpha (internal consistency) coefficient Guttman split-half reliability coefficient
MD (n = 306) MBBS (n = 248) MD (n = 306) MBBS (n = 248)
Internal goal orientation 1,6,9,20 .541 .609 .426 .479
Self-efficacy 5,10,18,21,26,30,34 .908 .827 .899 .856
Critical thinking 3,8,17,25,29 .693 .735 .703 .709
Self-regulation 2,4,7,12,14,19,23,24,28,31,33 .756 .777 .716 .698
Help seeking 13,15,22,27 .476 .361 .386 .189
Peer learning 11,16,32 .665 .605 .622 .565