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Table 1 Demographic Data and Pre-Intervention Survey Results

From: Effectiveness of discovery learning using a mobile otoscopy simulator on knowledge acquisition and retention in medical students: a randomized controlled trial

  Discovery then Instruction (N = 19) Instruction then Discovery (N = 19)
Mean age ± standard deviation 23.95 ± 1.64 24.00 ± 2.03
No. 1st year medical school N = 9 N = 7
No. 2nd year medical school N = 10 N = 12
No. with prior experience using OtoSim N = 8 N = 13
No. with prior ENT exposure N = 16 N = 16
Preferred learning modality
 No. preferring Didactic lectures N = 3 N = 3
 No. preferring Small tutorials with facilitators N = 11 N = 10
 No. preferring SRL with readings N = 3 N = 0
 No. preferring SRL with modules N = 2 N = 6