Journal article Open Access
Maira Shaheen; Syed Amir Gilani
The objective of this study is to evaluate the students’ perceptions about educational environment. Education is a process of learning or of acquiring knowledge, skills, principles, beliefs and habits. The educational environment is necessary for students to achieve desired learning outcomes most likely. Evaluation of learning environment in a professional school promotes quality improvement and creativity. Educational environment is a platform in which the learner learns within the organization and gain knowledge. A quantitative descriptive cross sectional design used in this study. Total population size of BSN and Post-RN BS Nursing students was 200 and 110 population was under study. An adopted Dundee Ready Educational Environment Measurements (DREEM) questionnaire was used for data collection. The data was analysis by SPSS version 21. Statistical computer software for data analysis. The descriptive study statistics was obtained through SPSS software. The results indicating overall mean score for DREEM is 126.97 out of 200 with standard deviation of 43.703 and overall 62.3 % which means students think more positive and feel good overall about their learning environment. The male students score 130.72 was higher than female 126.05 (p˂0.05). The educational environment is necessary for students to achieve desired learning outcomes most likely. The total mean score was 126.97/200 for the nursing students which indicating that students have more positive perceptions about their learning environment.