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Table 2 Group comparison of TGEI scores

From: Should the PBL tutor be present? A cross-sectional study of group effectiveness in synchronous and asynchronous settings

 (A) Tutor present in the room, n = 136(B) Tutor present Online, n = 17(C) Consultant Tutor, n = 68p-valuea
Mean (SD)Median (Q1-Q3)Mean (SD)Median (Q1-Q3)Mean (SD)Median (Q1-Q3)
Cognitive aspects22.6 (3.4)23
(21–24)
24.6
(2.2)
24
(23.5–25)
21.3
(3.8)
22
(20–23.8)
0.0001
Motivational aspects26.3 (4.6)27
(24–30)
27.7
(2.4)
28
(25.5–29.5)
24.5
(4.4)
25
(22–27)
0.002
Demotivational aspects10.5 (4.2)10
(7–14)
8.8
(3.7)
8
(6–10.5)
9.6
(3.9)
9
(7–13)
n.s.
Overall rating of group productivity4.1 (0.79)4
(4–5)
4.3
(0.7)
4
(4–5)
3.8
(0.7)
4
(3–4)
0.02
  1. aKruskal-Wallis test