DENTAL EDUCATION UNIT

SYLLABUS

TopicObjectives
(At the end of the course the participant will be able to…)
Education as a systemDefine a system
Describe Dental education from a system perspective.
Discuss the role of an educator as a systems specialist in educational planning.
TaxonomyDefine the terms cognitive, affective and psychomotor domains
Relate these terms to intellectual skills, communication skills, and manipulative skills respectively
Formulate educational objectives belonging primarily to cognitive, affective and psychomotor domains.
Specific Learning ObjectivesSpecify and communicate important educational outcomes that he/she decides that worth achieving.
Identify correctly the four elements of a specific learning objective.
Define the important qualities of a specific learning
objective
T – L principlesDefine and distinguish teaching from learning.
Describe common theories of learning.
List the levels and styles of learning.
List the principles of learning.
Discuss the applications of the principles of learning
T-L MediaList the limitations of oral communications
Define and classify teaching-learning media
Discuss the advantages and limitations of different T-L media.
Describe the principles of using different media.
Describe the principles of preparing good material for visual aids.
T – L MethodsPlan and organise the contents of presentation and describe principles of effective lecture presentation.
Assess the effectiveness of lecture and improve the same incorporating classroom management techniques.
List the various teaching methods with their advantages and limitations.
Select appropriate teaching methods for facilitating the attainment of instructional objectives.
Assessment and evaluationDefine evaluation and identify the steps of evaluation.
Enumerate the various aims of evaluation.
Distinguish between summative and formative evaluation.
Enumerate the characteristics of an evaluation tool such as relevance, validity, reliability,  objectivity, and feasibility.
Define types of validity.
Enumerate factors which influence validity, reliability, and feasibility.
Enumerate steps involved in evaluation.
Curriculum developmentDefine curriculum
Describe the steps of curriculum planning.
Understand the inter-relationship between the various elements of curriculum.
Ethics for educatorsList the universal principles of ethics.
Apply it in the context of the educational process.
Discuss common ethical fallacies in medical education.

4 DAYS MODULE
2 days x 2 sessions

Session 1
Day 1Day 2
Registration
Online pretest
Ice breaking session/ photo session
TL principles
Taxonomy of objectives
Specific learning objectives
Lesson planning
Report writing of the day
Report of the previous day
Large group teaching
Small group teaching
Adult learning principles
Teaching-learning media
Web 2.0 and education
Introduction to microteaching
Report writing of the day

 

Session II
Day 1Day 2
Microteaching sessions
Debriefing of the session
Principles and practice of evaluation
Evaluation – written exams
Evaluation – Oral exams
Question paper setting and blueprint
Report writing of the day
Report of the previous day
OSCE/ OSPE/ OSLER
Solo taxonomy
Slow and problem learners
Curriculum development
Post-test and Co-ordination game
Program feedback

6 DAYS MODULE 
3 days x 2 sessions OR 6 days session

Session 1
Day 1Day 2Day 3
Pre Test/ Ice Breaker
Education as a system
Educational Objectives
Taxonomy
Group dynamics-1
(Fishbowl)
Daily Report
SLO & outcome based education
T – L principles
Adult learning principles
A student needing additional academic and psychological support ( SNACS and SNAPS)
T – L Media
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Daily report
T – L Methods
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Chair-side teaching [Do’s and=”” don’ts=””][/Do’s]
Classroom management
Lesson Planning
Micro-Teaching
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Simulation pedagogy & visit to simulation lab
Daily report
Session II
Day 4Day 5Day 6
Micro-Teaching practice and feedback
Evaluation principles and process
Written examination
Blue printing & question paper setting
Daily report
Evaluation – Clinical and practical  (OSCE/OSPE)
Viva-voce
Solo taxonomy
Post validation
Item Analysis
Daily report
Principles of Curriculum design
The practice of Curriculum review
Ethics for educators
Group dynamics-2
(Cooperation- Coordination)
Post-Test and
Program evaluation