Table 4

Correlation between approaches to learning scales (coefficient correlations)
Scales SA SM SS AM DA DM DS AS
Surface approach/SA 1.00
Surface motive/SM 0.765** 1.00
Surface strategy/SS 0.719** 0.390** 1.00
Achieving motive/AM 0.756** 0.363** 0.261** 1.00
Deep approach/DA 0.343** 0.129 0.181** 0.430** 1.00
Deep motive/DM 0.279** 0.069 0.136* 0.390** 0.845** 1.00
Deep strategy/DS 0.243** 0.056 0.134 0.330** 0.887** 0.644** 1.00
Achiev. strategy/AS 0.363** 0.203** 0.196** 0.396* 0.872** 0.567** 0.680** 1.00

**Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (two-tailed).

*Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (two-tailed).

Emilia et al.

Emilia et al. BMC Medical Education 2012 12:114   doi:10.1186/1472-6920-12-114

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