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Table 1 Student ratings of attributes of Meta-analysis RLOs divided into five categories, Educational value, Learning support, Flexibility and support, Usability and Media attributes.

From: Teaching tools in Evidence Based Practice: evaluation of reusable learning objects (RLOs) for learning about Meta-analysis

Educational Value Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree Missing Data
The content was appropriate and fitted my learning needs 21% 64% 7% 0% 7% 0
The activity was appropriate and aided my understanding 36% 43% 14% 0% 7% 0
The RLO encouraged me to reflect on the material 29% 36% 29% 0% 7% 0
I am confident that I will be able to use the knowledge gained from this RLO in future practice 21% 50% 21% 0% 0% 1
The RLO has aided my understanding and I feel I have achieved the learning objective. 36% 57% 0% 0% 7% 0
The RLO will help me retain information 29% 43% 14% 0% 0% 2
The self-assessment helped me gauge how well I'd understood the material 43% 14% 21% 0% 0% 3
I will use this RLO again 36% 21% 36% 0% 7% 0
The RLO integrated well with the module and other teaching sessions 50% 43% 0% 0% 0% 1
Learning support       
The RLO was interesting and engaging 36% 50% 14% 0% 0% 0
I needed the help of a lecturer to understand the content 0% 7% 21% 50% 21% 0
The RLO was pitched at the right level for me 21% 57% 7% 7% 7% 0
I needed more support when using the RLO 7% 7% 7% 36% 43% 0
Flexibility and control       
I enjoyed being able to work at my own pace 57% 14% 14% 0% 0% 2
I like the idea that I can access this RLO whenever I want to 79% 14% 0% 0% 7% 0
Usability       
The RLO was well structured and easy to follow 50% 43% 7% 0% 0% 0
The RLO was easy to use 64% 29% 7% 0% 0% 0
The RLO was easy to navigate I felt in control. 50% 50% 0% 0% 0% 0
I liked the look and feel of the RLO 21% 71% 7% 0% 0% 0
Media attributes       
The images and animations were valuable components of the RLO 57% 29% 0% 14% 0% 0
The on-screen text was useful and helped me assess the amount of information each section contained. 36% 36% 29% 0% 0% 0
The RLO took longer to complete than expected 0% 7% 36% 57% 0% 0
The narration made the RLO more engaging. I preferred this to text alone 43% 29% 7% 7% 7% 1
  1. Responses from PGN and MPH groups have been combined (n = 38).