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Table 3 Response scale conversion from MIST to MISTO1

From: Student, instructor, and observer agreement regarding frequencies of scientific teaching practices using the Measurement Instrument for Scientific Teaching-Observable (MISTO)

Finite frequency style responses
Example question Students were asked to make graphs or tables approximately
MIST response choices Zero times 1–2 times during the semester About 1 time per month 2–3 times per month 1–2 times per week 3–4 times per week More than 4 times per week
MISTO response choices Zero times (Eliminated) (Eliminated) (Eliminated) 1–2 times per week 3–4 times per week More than 4 times per week
General frequency style responses
Example question The instructor was generally aware of instances when a concept was not understood by the majority of students in the class prior to an exam
MIST response choices Not at all Rarely Less than half of the time Half of the time More than half of the time Most of the time Always
MISTO response choices Not at all (Eliminated) Less than half of the time Half of the time More than half of the time (Eliminated) Always
  1. 1Yes/no, 0–100% slider bars, and Likert style agree-disagree scales did not change between MIST and MISTO