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Table 1 Descriptive statistics and reliability measures for all variables

From: Enjoying working and learning in vocational education: a multilevel investigation of emotional crossover and contextual moderators

Measures # Items M SD Alpha ICC(1) ICC(2) Sample item
Clarity and support 7 4.61 1.00 .90 .23 .88 Our teacher explains concepts thoroughly
Our teacher supports students who have difficulties understanding subject matter
Enthusiastic teaching 4 3.74 1.19 .88 .16 .74 Our teacher can excite us about subject matter
Application orientation 3 4.16 1.24 .87 .16 .83 Our teacher demonstrates the practical usefulness of subject matter
Enjoyment of lessons 4 3.84 .98 .73 .08 .83 During instruction, I usually feel joyful
Academic self-efficacy 4 4.66 .86 .78 When I make efforts, I can even solve demanding learning tasks
Work enjoyment 6 4.94 .79 .81 I truly enjoy my work!
  1. A list of all items is presented in the Additional file 1
  2. # number, M mean, SD standard deviation, ICC intraclass correlation coefficient