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Table 3 SDL abilities as measured with SRSSDL_Ita and SDLI: Scores and internal consistency

From: Concurrent validity of self-rating scale of self-directed learning and self-directed learning instrument among Italian nursing students

  Average (CI 95 %) Median Skewness Kurtosis Range αa
SRSSDL_Ita
Factors (min–max score)
 Factor 1 Awareness (7–35) 28.52 (28.19–28.86) 29 −.429 −.047 17–35 0.828
 Factor 2 Attitudes (8–40) 32.94 (32.58–33.29) 33 −.304 .137 19–40 0.694
 Factor 3 Motivation (6–30) 24.17 (23.85–24.49) 24 −.246 −.313 13–30 0.806
 Factor 4 Learning strategies (4–20) 15.08 (14.82–15.34) 15 −.237 .083 6–20 0.646
 Factor 5 Learning methods (5–25) 20.37 (20.09–20.66) 20 −.158 −.177 10–25 0.846
 Factor 6 Learning activities (4–20) 16.16 (15.91–16.40) 16 −.235 −.530 8–20 0.746
 Factor 7 Interpersonal skills (4–20) 16.24 (15.99–16.50) 16 −.298 −.310 8–20 0.800
 Factor 8 Construction knowledge (2–10) 7.28 (7.08–7.49) 8 −.537 −.137 2–10 0.903
 Total score (40–200) 160.79 (159.10–162.57) 160 −.108 −.057 112–200 0.931
SDLI
Factors (min–max score)
 Factor 1 Learning motivation (6–30) 25.85 (25.59–26.12) 26 −.456 −.218 17–30 0.752
 Factor 2 Planning and implementing (6–30) 24.22 (23.91–24.54) 24 −.217 −.204 12–30 0.860
 Factor 3 Self-monitoring (4–20) 16.62 (16.44–16.80) 16 .049 −.647 11–20 0.821
 Factor 4 Interpersonal communication (4–20) 15.87 (15.67–16.09) 16 −.466 .925 5–20 0.640
 Total score (20–100) 82.57 (81.79–83.38) 83 −.205 −.224 54–100 0.903
  1. Missing items < 1 %
  2. aCronbach’s Alpha Coefficient