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Table 2 Summary of students’ perceptions of the laparoscopic surgery lesson and the simulator

From: Impact of augmented reality lessons on students’ STEM interest

Authentic inquiry activities on tablets: laparoscopic surgery   
Item Mean S.D.
Authenticity 4.0 0.7
 I feel what I am seeing is connected to real-life situations when I use the tablet to learn laparoscopic surgery. 4.1 0.7
 I feel that the digital learning materials of the laparoscopic surgery lesson are authentic. 3.9 0.7
 The learning activities in the laparoscopic surgery lesson are related to real-life situations. 4.1 0.8
Engagement 4.3 0.7
 I concentrate on learning activities in the laparoscopic surgery lesson. 4.6 0.5
 I was involved in the learning activity because of the virtual character and the virtual scene. 4.1 0.7
 The virtual character and the scene in the laparoscopic surgery lesson facilitated my completion of the learning activity. 4.1 0.8
Learning motivation 4.1 1.1
 I like to play the role (an intern doctor) in the virtual laparoscopic surgery scene. 4.0 1.1
 I like to learn with the digital material of the laparoscopic surgery lesson. 4.2 1.1
 I want to learn the laparoscopic surgery lesson again. 4.2 1.2
Total 4.1 0.8
The laparoscopic surgery simulator   
Item Mean S.D.
Authenticity 3.6 1.1
 I feel the laparoscopic surgery simulator is very real. 3.8 1.0
 I feel that the laparoscopic surgery simulator and the learning content shown on the monitor are coordinated. 3.4 1.2
 The learning activities with the laparoscopic surgery simulator are related to real-life situations. 3.7 1.0
Engagement 4.3 1.1
 I concentrate on the learning activities with the aid of operating the laparoscopic surgery simulator. 4.3 1.1
 I enjoy the learning activities in the tablet because of interacting with the laparoscopic surgery simulator. 4.2 1.1
 I concentrate on operating the laparoscopic surgery simulator. 4.3 1.1
Learning motivation 4.3 0.7
 I like to operate the laparoscopic surgery simulator. 4.3 0.8
 I become more interested in medical information because of the laparoscopic surgery simulator. 4.2 0.7
 I want to use the laparoscopic surgery simulator to learn medical topics again. 4.5 0.6
Total 4.1 1.0