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Table 3 Correlations between students’ personal MAOTS and their perceptions of the environmental emphases on MAOTS

From: Changes to students’ motivation to learn science

  Teachers’ Emphasis on MAOTS School’s Emphasis on MAOTS Parents’ Emphasis on MAOTS
Boys’ Personal MAOTS r = 0.52 r = 0.29 r = 0.39
t = 9.11, df = 222, p < .001 t = 4.55, df = 228, p < .001 t = 6.24, df = 222, p < .001
Girls’ Personal MAOTS r = 0.38 r = 0.33 r = 0.44
t = 6.49, df = 246, p < .001 t = 5.54, df = 258, p < .001 t = 7.71, df = 252, p < .001