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Blanco-López, Ángel; Franco-Mariscal, Antonio Joaquín; España-Ramos, Enrique – Journal of Biological Education, 2016
We present a case study to illustrate the design and implementation of a teaching sequence about oral and dental health and hygiene. This teaching sequence was aimed at year 10 students (age 15-16) and sought to develop their scientific competences. In line with the PISA assessment framework for science and the tenets of a context-based approach…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Dental Health, Hygiene, Instructional Design
Stegeman, Cynthia A. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of a student-centered, interactive, case-based, multimedia learning environment to a traditional tutorial-based, multimedia learning environment on second-year dental hygiene students (n = 29). Surveys were administered at four points to measure attainment and retention of knowledge, attitude,…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Case Studies, Multimedia Instruction, Statistical Analysis
Loo, Sai – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017
"Teachers and Teaching in Vocational and Professional Education" introduces a critical understanding of how teachers deliver occupational or vocational courses at various academic levels. Including wider coverage of work-related programmes and based on empirical research, this book uses the term occupation-related to refer to programmes…
Descriptors: Vocational Education Teachers, Vocational Education, Professional Education, Teaching Methods
Gándara, Patricia; Cuellar, Marcela – Civil Rights Project - Proyecto Derechos Civiles, 2016
Concerns over the United States' global standing have spurred a national focus on improving postsecondary attainment. At the same time, many sectors of the economy find they have difficulty recruiting highly trained individuals to fill the good jobs that exist; jobs like nursing, respiratory care, dental hygiene, and various mid-level management…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Bachelors Degrees, State Action, State Surveys
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Smith, Leanne; Blinkhorn, Fiona A.; Blinkhorn, Anthony S.; Hawke, Fiona – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: To systematically review evidence for interventions to prevent early childhood caries (ECC) in Indigenous children in high-income countries. Search strategy: In November 2016, we searched Medline (from 1946), Embase (from 1980), the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), PubMed (from 1996) and the Cumulative Index to…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Disease Control, Prevention, Dental Health
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Graudins, Maija M.; Rehfeldt, Ruth Anne; DeMattei, Ronda; Baker, Jonathan C.; Scaglia, Fiorella – Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 2012
Performing oral care procedures with children with autism who exhibit noncompliance can be challenging for oral care professionals. Previous research has elucidated a number of effective behavior analytic procedures for increasing compliance, but some procedures are likely to be too time consuming and expensive for community-based oral care…
Descriptors: Autism, Dental Health, Hygiene, Dentistry
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Koritsas, Stella; Iacono, Teresa – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2011
The authors investigated secondary conditions in people with developmental disabilities in terms of (a) the average number of conditions experienced and overall health and independence, (b) their degree and nature, and (c) gender differences. Information was obtained by a questionnaire completed by the caregivers for 659 people with developmental…
Descriptors: Developmental Disabilities, Health, Gender Differences, Caregivers
WestEd, 2014
While community college instructors are experts in their academic or technical fields, most do not have training to help adults build postsecondary literacy skills. Researchers with WestEd's Strategic Literacy Initiative (SLI) sought to change that. Building on SLI's popular and proven Reading Apprenticeship model for middle and high school…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Reading Instruction, Remedial Reading, Remedial Instruction
Tsokris, Maureen – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This study investigated student and faculty perceptions of their experiences with online learning in dental hygiene Bachelor of Science degree completion programs on the dimensions of: quality of learning, connectedness to the learning environment, technology factors and student satisfaction. The experiences of dental hygiene students who took…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Student Attitudes, Group Activities, Distance Education
Infante, Taline Dadian – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Health professions students have limited exposure to each other during their education and training, yet there are many expectations for their interaction in the workplace as part of functioning health-care teams. Interprofessional education is a mechanism to facilitate teamwork and relationships between health-care professionals by encouraging…
Descriptors: Positive Attitudes, Learning Activities, Teamwork, Dental Schools
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Suhaib, Fatima; Saeed, Asfia; Gul, Hashmat; Kaleem, Muhammad – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Comparison of oral health status, dental needs and dietary habits of children with autism and their healthy siblings. In this cross-sectional study, oral hygiene measures, sugar consumption and dental examination of 58 Pakistani children with autism spectrum disorder were assessed and compared to 27 of their siblings without autism spectrum…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dental Health, Children, Autism
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Boyd, Linda D.; Fun, Kay; Madden, Theresa E. – Substance Abuse, 2006
Two hours of tobacco instructions were incorporated into the baccalaureate dental hygiene curricula in a university in the Northwestern United States. Prior to graduation, all senior students were invited to complete anonymously a questionnaire surveying attitudes and clinical skills in providing tobacco services to their clinic patients. Twenty…
Descriptors: Smoking, Dental Health, Hygiene, Dentistry
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Zhou, Guangyu; Sun, Caiyun; Knoll, Nina; Hamilton, Kyra; Schwarzer, Ralf – Health Education Research, 2015
To evaluate a theory-guided intervention on oral self-care and examine the possible mechanisms among self-regulatory factors, two brief intervention arms were compared, an information-based education treatment and a self-regulation treatment focusing on planning and action control. Young adults (N = 284; aged 18-29 years) were assessed at baseline…
Descriptors: Intervention, Educational Methods, Self Control, Access to Information
Hanson, Kami M. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The ability to perform local anesthesia on dental patients is an important clinical skill for a dental hygienist. When learning this procedure in an academic situation, students often practice on their peers to build their skills. There are multiple reasons why the peer practice is not ideal; consequently, educators have sought the means to…
Descriptors: Dentistry, Allied Health Occupations Education, Anesthesiology, Computer Simulation
Alderman, Pamela Lea McCloud – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study examined articles published in the major peer-reviewed journals, either hard copy, web, or both formats, in five allied health professions from January 2006 to December 2010. Research journals used in this study include: "Journal of Dental Hygiene," "Journal of the American Dietetic Association," "Journal of…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations, Journal Articles, Content Analysis, Peer Evaluation
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