ADEA CCI Liaison Ledger

Summer 2017: Lifelong Learning

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Since 2011, the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) standards have obligated dental schools to graduate students who demonstrate “professional values and capacities associated with self-directed, lifelong learning.” 

While all of our schools strive to achieve this goal,... Click Here To Read More

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Guest Perspective: Are We Serious About Lifelong Learning?

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By William D. Hendricson, M.A., M.S., Assistant Dean, Educational and Faculty Development, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Dentistry 

Curious skepticism. An eagerness to learn. Acquiring new skills that enrich practice. As dentists progress through their careers, these activities are... Click Here To Read More

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Campus Spotlight: University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine

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By Janet Hulstrand

At the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine (Pitt SDM) a variety of initiatives encourage students to make a habit of self-directed learning.

"Dentistry can be a very solitary profession,” says Zsuzsa Horvath, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in... Click Here To Read More

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Educator Spotlight: Maureen McAndrew, D.D.S., M.S.Ed.

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By Debra Werrlein

Maureen McAndrew, D.D.S., M.S.Ed., could not foresee how her career would change when she took a part-time job teaching at New York University College of Dentistry (NYUCD) 16 years ago. “I spent all of half an hour showing a student how to place a rubber dam and I... Click Here To Read More

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