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Table 2 Spearman correlation coefficients for U.S. ( N= 410) and Indian ( N= 313) engineering students

From: Information literacy of U.S. and Indian engineering undergraduates

On average, each day I spend an average of ___ minutes Analytic Pragmatic Transaction Transmission
U.S.a Indian U.S. Indian U.S. Indian U.S. Indian
Doing homework .021 .073 b .171 .001 .176 .002 .043 .004 .041 .149 .008
Reading textbooks for my classes .036 .159 .005 .272 .001 .168 .003 .057 .124 .028 .070 .105.063
Reading other printed materials for my classes (e.g., novels, handouts) .049 .150 .008 .161 .001 .110 .050 .093.059 .129 .023 -.003 .074
Answering assigned questions from the textbook -.018 .208 .001 .083.094 .136 .016 -.051 .102.071 .064 .052
Writing papers for my classes .091.064 .130 .022 .063 .157 .005 -.004 .214 .001 -.049 .136 .016
Working on projects for my classes .065 .133 .018 .079 .159 .005 .014 .099.080 .048 -.016
  1. aU.S. data adapted from Taraban (2011). b p-values signifying the significance of the correlations are shown as superscripts. Two-tailed p-values < .05 are in bold; marginal p-values (.05 < p < .10) are shown but not bolded.