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Table 5 Standardized factor loading and Cronbach’s alpha for Model C (five-factor and 20-item version)

From: Anatomy Education Environment Measurement Inventory (AEEMI): a cross-validation study in Malaysian medical schools

Factor Item SFL Cronbach’s alpha
Students’ perceptions of the importance of anatomy knowledge Q19. Learning anatomy prepared me to be a good doctor. 0.61 0.749
Q46. The anatomy topics prepare me for clinical years. 0.74
Q48. The anatomy topics are relevant to future profession. 0.74
Q114. My anatomy knowledge helps me to understand other medical subjects. 0.54
Students’ positive perceptions of anatomy teachers Q57. Teachers know how to make session interesting. 0.77 0.880
Q59. Teachers inspire me to learn more. 0.87
Q60. Teachers speak clearly. 0.77
Q63. Teachers are good role model for learning anatomy. 0.82
Students’ negative perceptions of anatomy teachers Q65. Teachers get irritated when asked questions. 0.73 0.856
Q66. Teachers scold for mistakes. 0.81
Q67. Teachers avoid eye contact. 0.84
Q78. The teachers criticize students when they make errors. 0.62
Students’ perception of anatomy subject Q31. I am confident to answer most of the anatomy questions. 0.61 0.830
Q107. I can explain difficult anatomy concepts to my friends. 0.67
Q108. I am confident to teach anatomy to others. 0.86
Q109. I am confident to answer anatomy questions well. 0.85
Students’ perceptions of anatomy learning resources Q71. Learning facilities are well maintained. 0.41 0.648
Q86. Prosected specimens are adequate. 0.67
Q87. Prosected specimens are accessible. 0.74
Q91. Anatomy plastic models are adequate in number. 0.46
  1. SFLstandardized factor loading; overall Cronbach’s alpha value = 0.745