Journal article

Measuring medical students' reflection on their learning: modification and validation of the motivated strategies for learning questionnaire (MSLQ)

Diantha Soemantri, Geoff Mccoll, Agnes Dodds

BMC MEDICAL EDUCATION | BMC | Published : 2018

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Reflection on learning is an essential component of effective learning. Deconstructing the components of reflection on learning using a self-regulated learning (SRL) framework, allows the assessment of students' ability to reflect on their learning. The aim of this study was to validate an instrument to measure medical students' reflection on their learning. METHODS: A systematic search was conducted to identify the most suitable instrument to measure students' reflection on their learning based on the theoretical framework of SRL. The search identified the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire (MSLQ) which contained five subscales: internal goal orientation, self-effic..

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