Category Archives: Education Technology
By Emma Johnson
As part of the Oral Health Promotion course on March 19, two groups presented mock debates on water fluoridation. The debate mimicked a typical community public meeting (complete with audience members shouting support or vitriol at the presenters), and presented arguments for and against community water fluoridation.
SAVE THE DATE!
When: Tuesday, May 19th
Time: 11:00a.m.- 2:00p.m.
Where: Sackler Room 114, Boston, MA
Lunch will be provided
Research suggests when students are sitting in a traditional lecture their attention span is focused for only 15 minutes (Prince, 2004) and then they can become bored. “Students can read and learn information on their own, but they need instructors to act as coaches and mentors to stimulate and challenge their thinking, guide more »
TUSDM introduced a new course for fall 2014 called the Basic Science/Clinical Science Spiral Seminar Series (BaSiCSsss) which is one initiative that is representative of the new 2020 Tufts Oral Health Curriculum.
Is It on the Test? : Transforming Teaching, Transforming Learners
As an Education Technology expert, I spend an enormous amount of time focusing on emerging technologies and discovering how they can benefit teaching in the Dental classroom but there are times when the best strategies for enhancing learning experiences may have nothing to do with technology. I recently attended a seminar: The Learning more »
An Interdisciplinary, Team-Based Design for an Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Course for Postdoctoral Dental Students
Congratulations to two TUSDM faculty members, Dr. Aruna Ramesh D.M.D., M.S. and Dr. Rumpa Ganguly D.M.D., M.S. and CELT representative, Donna M. Qualters, Ph.D., on being published in the latest edition of The Journal of Dental Education.
Streamline, Improve and Get More Out of Your Course Management System
By Dr. Wai Cheung, Dr. Harish Gulati and Jennipher Murphy
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (TUSDM) is currently in the process of transitioning to a new curriculum referred to as the 2020 Tufts Oral Health Curriculum.