ADEA CCI Liaison Ledger

Putting It All Together: Thinking About Assessment of a Dental Student's Overall Competence

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Beginning July 1, 2013 dental education programs will be required to meet new American Dental Association (ADA) Commission on Dental Accreditation's Accreditation Standards for Predoctoral Dental Education, and as of January 2012 schools have the option to use the new Standards and the accompanying Self-Study Guide for Dental Education Programs to prepare their accreditation Self Study reports.

Integrating Health Literacy in Dental Education

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Upon first hearing the phrase "health literacy" years ago, I thought I understood its meaning. The words were not intimidating. They lent themselves to immediate interpretation based on my personal experiences as both a consumer and a health professional.

Recruitment of American Indians/Alaska Natives into the Dental Profession: What to Consider

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It is no surprise to dental admissions personnel that there are few American Indians/Alaska Natives (AI/AN) in dental school. I graduated from the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry with my D.D.S. degree in 2003 and have worked with many AI/AN pre-health professions students since.

'Team-Based Learning': A Strategy to Enhance Active Learning

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First, a short survey. Do you agree or disagree with the following statements? Students should always come to class prepared. Students can learn much from one another, often more than what I teach. The best use of my time is challenging students to think and problem-solve in the classroom.
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