ERIC Number: ED350437
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Dental Laboratory Technology Program Guide.
Georgia Univ., Athens. Dept. of Vocational Education.
This program guide contains the standard dental laboratory technology curriculum for both diploma programs and associate degree programs in technical institutes in Georgia. The curriculum encompasses the minimum competencies required for entry-level workers in the dental laboratory technology field. The general information section contains the following: purpose and objectives; program description, including admissions, typical job titles, and accreditation and certification; and curriculum model, including standard curriculum sequence and lists of courses. The next three sections contain the courses: general core courses for the diploma program (English, mathematics, psychology) and for the associate degree program (economics, composition and rhetoric, algebra, psychology, and speech); fundamental technical courses (head and neck anatomy, dental technology, physics and chemistry of dental materials, tooth morphology, and principles of occlusion); specific technical courses for both diploma and associate degree (removable partial dentures, crown and bridge, complete dentures, dental ceramics, orthodontics/pedodontics, fixed prosthodontics practicum, removable prosthodontics practicum, principles of lab management, advanced removable partial dentures I-II, advanced crown and bridge I-II, advanced complete dentures I-II, and advanced dental ceramics I-II); and specific courses for associate degree only (practicums for removable partial dentures, crown and bridge, complete dentures, and dental ceramics). Each course consists of the following: a course overview (description, competency areas, prerequisites, credit hours, contact hours); course outline with student objectives and class and lab hours; and resource list. The appendix includes an equipment list. (KC)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Dental Evaluation, Dental Technicians, Dentistry, Employment Potential, Entry Workers, Job Skills, Laboratory Technology, Postsecondary Education, Program Guides, State Curriculum Guides, Technical Education, Technical Institutes, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Georgia State Dept. of Technical and Adult Education, Atlanta.
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. Dept. of Vocational Education.
Note: For the program standards, see CE 062 120.