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Table 3 Students’ satisfaction with the instruction approach (traditional and ICM approaches)

From: The relation of dental students’ learning styles to their satisfaction with traditional and inverted classroom models

Statements Likert score
Traditional approach ICM approach
1. The instruction approach currently used contributes to my learning course content 3.1 ± 0.5 3.7 ± 1*
2. I feel relax and comfort in this approach 3.1 ± 0.5 3.7 ± 0.9*
3. The course format is helping me to prepare my future professional life better 2.9 ± 0.5 3.9 ± 0.7*
4. The course format is helping me to prepare my exam better and receive higher score 2.9 ± 0.5 3.3 ± 0.6*
5. I spend less time on learning this course 3.5 ± 0.6* 3.2 ± 0.8
6. The course format is helping me to improve my communication skills 3.1 ± 0.6 3.5 ± 0.9*
  1. The responses to each of six statements were assessed using a Likert scale ranging from 5 to 1 (i.e., strongly agree, agree, unable to comment, disagree, and strongly disagree). The values are presented as the means ± SD. *P < 0.05, analysis by independent-samples t-test