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Table 2 Results for the overall DREEM score and the five subscale scores

From: Veterinary students’ perceptions of their learning environment as measured by the Dundee Ready Education Environment Measure

Veterinary students (n = 264) Sum of mean scores Maximum possible score Interpretation of sum of mean scores using developers’ descriptors[26] Cronbach’s α (Internal consistency)
DREEM overall score (sum of subscale means) 128.9 200 More positive than negative 0.93
Students’ Perceptions of Learning (sum of item means: 1, 7, 13, 16, 20, 21, 24, 25, 38, 44, 47 and 48) 30.6 48 More positive perception 0.85
Students’ Perceptions of Faculty (sum of item means: 2, 6, 8, 9, 18, 29, 32, 37, 39 40, and 49) 31.3 44 Moving in the right direction 0.79
Student’s Academic Self-perceptions (sum of item means: 5, 10, 22, 26, 27, 31, 41 and 45) 20.2 32 Feeling more on the positive side 0.68
Students’ Perceptions of Atmosphere (sum of item means: 11, 12, 17, 23, 30, 33, 34, 35, 36, 42, 43 and 50) 29.9 48 A more positive attitude 0.81
Students’ Social Self-Perceptions (item means 3, 4, 14, 15, 19, 28 and 46) 17.1 28 Not too bad 0.72