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Table 3 Summary of measures

From: TIDES: examining the influence of temporal individual differences on multitasking in educational simulation

Measure Number of items Timing relative to scenario Construct Level of analysis
Sociodemographic Questionnaire 10 Participant completes after consent, but on separate occasion than scenario Demographic variables Individual items
Multitasking Preference Inventory 14 Polychronicity Global summary scores
Time Perspective Inventory 56 Time perspective Derivative calculation of Deviance from Balanced Time Perspectivea
Experiences of Time Survey 53 -Punctuality
-Flexibility
-How you talk about time
Subscale summary scores
Time Urgency Scale 33 Time urgency Global summary score
Creighton Simulation Evaluation Instrument 57 Educator completes during scenario Multitasking Global summary score
NASA Task Load Index 6 Participant completes after scenario, but before debriefing Cognitive workload Global summary score, and frustration individual item score
  1. aWe used a derivate calculation for deviance from balanced time perspective (DBTP) to represent the nature of balanced time perspective more accurately [20]