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Table 3 Confirmatory factor analysis of the DREEM by subscale

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

Subscale Item Unstandardized factor loading Standardized factor loading
Factor loading Standard error t-value Factor loading Standard error t-value
Students’ perceptions of learning
  Q1 0.6239 0.1474 4.2320 0.3057 0.0636 4.8073
Q7 1.4925 0.1784 8.3651 0.6789 0.0395 17.2052
Q13 1.5760 0.1921 8.2029 0.6613 0.0410 16.1336
Q16 1.1460 0.1380 8.3018 0.6720 0.0401 16.7727
Q20 1.1417 0.1451 7.8664 0.6258 0.0440 14.2360
Q21 1.1217 0.1550 7.2344 0.5627 0.0489 11.5139
Q24 1.1284 0.1488 7.5834 0.5971 0.0463 12.9054
Q25 0.9377 0.1863 5.0342 0.3692 0.0608 6.0761
Q38 1.1364 0.1580 7.1945 0.5589 0.0492 11.3695
Q44 1.5152 0.1902 7.9677 0.6364 0.0431 14.7670
Q47 1.3846 0.2107 6.5728 0.5008 0.0532 9.4124
Q48 1.3735 0.1782 7.7064 0.6095 0.0453 13.4582
Students’ perceptions of faculty
  Q2 0.9471 0.1707 5.5478 0.4312 0.0588 7.3346
Q6 1.2512 0.2332 5.3658 0.4144 0.0597 6.9396
Q8 2.6053 0.3446 7.5599 0.6447 0.0440 14.6574
Q9 2.5267 0.3653 6.9171 0.5698 0.0498 11.4454
Q18 0.6911 0.2053 3.3669 0.2467 0.0670 3.6824
Q29 2.5441 0.3336 7.6267 0.6529 0.0433 15.0756
Q32 1.5668 0.2449 6.3969 0.5143 0.0537 9.5807
Q37 1.8013 0.2452 7.3465 0.6190 0.0460 13.4430
Q39 1.5016 0.2387 6.2913 0.5035 0.0544 9.2565
Q40 1.2545 0.2119 5.9191 0.4665 0.0567 8.2243
Q49 1.7067 0.2748 6.2098 0.4952 0.0549 9.0163
Students’ academic self- perceptions
  Q5 0.6012 0.1221 4.9254 0.3497 0.0631 5.5419
  Q10 0.4707 0.0817 5.7588 0.4086 0.0602 6.7889
  Q22 1.1482 0.0966 11.8915 0.8251 0.0305 27.0709
  Q26 0.2701 0.0817 3.3063 0.2349 0.0675 3.4814
  Q27 0.8139 0.1087 7.4860 0.5303 0.0528 10.0414
  Q31 0.5603 0.0941 5.9548 0.4225 0.0594 7.1069
  Q41 0.6104 0.0866 7.0480 0.4995 0.0548 9.1071
  Q45 0.4088 0.0820 4.9855 0.3540 0.0629 5.6267
Students’ perceptions of atmosphere
  Q11 0.6975 0.0894 7.7977 0.4994 0.0520 9.5969
Q12 0.7920 0.1015 7.8063 0.4998 0.0520 9.6120
Q17 0.3915 0.0923 4.2418 0.2845 0.0631 4.5067
Q23 0.5747 0.0769 7.4694 0.4808 0.0532 9.0337
Q30 0.5529 0.0753 7.3415 0.4735 0.0537 8.8208
Q33 0.4993 0.0865 5.7701 0.3805 0.0589 6.4579
Q34 0.5322 0.0759 7.0120 0.4546 0.0548 8.2879
Q35 0.9709 0.0856 11.3359 0.6798 0.0382 17.8142
Q36 0.7168 0.0930 7.7043 0.4941 0.0524 9.4342
Q42 1.1167 0.1047 10.6660 0.6484 0.0409 15.8695
Q43 1.0665 0.0901 11.8394 0.7025 0.0361 19.4404
Q50 0.8264 0.1016 8.1352 0.5181 0.0508 10.2027
Students’ social self- perceptions
  Q3 0.7794 0.0854 9.1271 0.6195 0.0464 13.3472
Q4 0.9577 0.0880 10.8822 0.7233 0.0380 19.0504
Q14 0.3078 0.0849 3.6231 0.2560 0.0669 3.8263
Q15 0.5354 0.0832 6.4333 0.4473 0.0582 7.6908
Q19 0.9263 0.0945 9.8048 0.6606 0.0432 15.3067
Q28 0.8221 0.0941 8.7324 0.5951 0.0483 12.3271
Q46 0.3790 0.0667 5.6826 0.3971 0.0609 6.5211