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Donnish Journal of Dentistry and Oral Hygiene

January 2020 Vol. 6(3), pp. 051-058

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Original Research Paper


Dental Studentsí Perception and Opinion on Various Teaching Methods being Implemented in Dental Dchools; A Survey-Based Study


Abdullah Safar AlShahrani1, Ahmed Mohammed AlGhamdi1, Abdulrahman Yarub Balhmar1, Sami Saad AlShehri1, and Abdulaziz Abdullah Al-Raghabah1

1General Dental Practitioners, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Accepted 26th May, 2020.



Abstract


Introduction: Dental education has evolved to a great deal over the course of the past few decades. Several methods and techniques have been utilized to achieve the desired learning outcomes at the end of the course. Materials and methods: This is a cross-sectional study, which utilized a closed-ended questionnaire. The questionnaire was constructed online using Google forms and began with questions related to demographics, including gender, educational level, and GPA. Furthermore, questions were asked about the perception of students about different teaching methods being asked separately, factors affecting their opinion, and suggestions to improve or incorporate additional methods. Results: A total of 721 male and female students filled up the online survey, which comprised of 56% males and 44% females. The participants were also grouped based on dentistry level, which demonstrated that 53% were level 10, 24% were level 11 and 23% were from level 12. Conclusions: Lower level of dental students showed a highly significant positive attitude towards different teaching methods as compared to higher-level dental students.

Keywords: Dental students, Dental education, Dental curriculum.

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Abdullah Safar AlShahrani, Ahmed Mohammed AlGhamdi, Abdulrahman Yarub Balhmar, Sami Saad AlShehri, and Abdulaziz Abdullah Al-Raghabah. Dental Studentsí Perception and Opinion on Various Teaching Methods being Implemented in Dental Dchools; A Survey-Based Study. Donnish Journal of Dentistry and Oral Hygiene 6(3) 2020 pp. 051-058.


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