Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2016 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Perception Study of Traditional Korean Medical Students on the Medical Education Using the Dundee Ready Educational Environment Measure

Table 1

An approximate guide to interpret the DREEM scores [20].

Total and individual scores
Total score
 0–50Very poor
 51–100Significant problem
 101–150More positive than negative
Individual item
 ≤2Problem areas
 2-3Could be enhanced
 ≥3.5Real positive points
 0–12Very poor
 12–25Negatively viewed teaching
 25–37A more positive perception
 37–48Teaching highly regarded
 0–8Feelings of total failure
 9–16Many negative aspects
 17–24Feeling more on the positive side
 8–14Not a nice place
 15–21Not too bad
 22–28Very good socially
 0–11Very poor
 12–22Negatively viewed teaching
 23–33A more positive perception
 34–44Teaching highly regarded
 0–12Very poor environment
 13–24Many issues need changing
 25–36A more positive attitude
 37–48A good overall feeling

DREEM: Dundee Ready Educational Environment Measure.
SPL: students’ perceptions of learning; SPT: students’ perceptions of teachers; SAS: students’ academic self-perceptions; SPA: students’ perceptions of atmosphere; SSS: students’ social self-perceptions.

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