DENT DA 53 - Stage 1 - Ildiko Davis

Assessment Activities

Assessment Methods
  • Analysis of exam, quiz, or homework items linked to specific learning outcomes
  • Direct observation of performances, practical exams, group work
Assessment DescriptionWritten, oral, and demonstration testing according to State Certification requirements.
Learning OutcomesALL
Number of Students26
Data Summary100% passed with 75% or better.

Data Analysis

Data Shared With

Faculty and staff in my same department

Data Sharing Methods

Face-to-face meetings

Next Steps PlannedTo increase hands on experience in the clinical area using the dental equipment. To be done Fall 2013 semester.
Learning OutcomesALL

DENT 51 - Stage 2 - Tiffany Ren

Assessment Activities

Assessment Methods
  • Analysis of exam, quiz, or homework items linked to specific learning outcomes
  • Assignments based on rubrics (such as essays, projects, and performances)
  • Direct observation of performances, practical exams, group work
  • Student self-assessments ( such as reflective journals and surveys)
  • External data
Assessment DescriptionWritten exams and clinical performances as related to specific objectives.
Learning OutcomesALL
Number of Students15
Data SummaryStudents seemed to understand the course contents, but their abilities of integrating the knowledge into clinical practices need to be strengthened.

Data Analysis

Data Shared With
  • Instructors of the same course (at CCSF)
  • Faculty and staff in my same department
  • Faculty and staff from other colleges
  • Students
Data Sharing Methods

Face-to-face meetings

Next Steps Planned1. Pair up academically strong students with the weaker ones to work on group projects.

2. Allow students to use teaching models and tools to understand anatomical terms in order to interpret the knowledge into clinical practices.

3. Allow students to spend more time in Sterilization Room to polish their disinfection/sterilization skills.
Learning OutcomesALL

DENT 52 - Stage 2 - Tiffany Ren

Assessment Activities

Assessment Methods
  • Analysis of exam, quiz, or homework items linked to specific learning outcomes
  • Assignments based on rubrics (such as essays, projects, and performances)
  • Direct observation of performances, practical exams, group work
  • Student self-assessments ( such as reflective journals and surveys)
  • External data
Assessment DescriptionEvaluation of students' competencies in manipulation of dental materials.
Learning OutcomesALL
Number of Students28
Data SummaryStudents were able to understand the properties of dental materials, but their manipulative skills of various materials at the competent level still need to be improved.

Data Analysis

Data Shared With
  • Faculty and staff in my same department
  • Faculty and staff from other colleges
  • Students
Data Sharing Methods

Face-to-face meetings

Next Steps Planned1. Have students pay close attention to my demo

2. Observe individual student's practical performance

3. Repeat demo the second time to the ones who don't get

4. Allow students who are practically weak in manipulating materials to practice a few more times
Learning OutcomesALL

DENT 55A - Stage 3 - Tiffany Ren

Assessment Activities

Assessment Methods
  • Analysis of exam, quiz, or homework items linked to specific learning outcomes
  • Assignments based on rubrics (such as essays, projects, and performances)
  • Direct observation of performances, practical exams, group work
Assessment DescriptionAnalyzed each student's exam including 2 midterm and final to evaluate for grade of 75% or > for a passing course grade.

Analyzed the completion of all homework and in-class assignments.

Analyzed rubic for lab final practical to evaluated each student's competency level when taking radiographs.
Learning Outcomes1. Explain the principles of radiation, infection control, safety and quality assurance, as they apply to dental radiography.

2. Demonstrate the paralleling and bitewing radiographic technique using the principles of radiographic safety to produce diagnostic quality radiographs on a mannikan at the novice level.

3. Discuss, identify and demonstrate current dental radiography technology using the resources available at CCSF in the dental assisting program.
Number of Students17
Data SummaryStudents who achieved a passing grade of 75% or < based on the written exams and completion of homework received a passing grade in the course.

All students who performed the lab practical are at the novice level competency of taking radiographs and passed the course.

Data Analysis

Data Shared With
  • Faculty and staff in my same department
  • Faculty and staff from other colleges
  • Students
Data Sharing Methods
  • Face-to-face meetings
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Shared documents files
Next Steps Planned1. Review and analyze examinations questions for difficulty and appropriateness with the subject material, lectures and student resources.

2. Review and analyze lab practical rubric for correlation of student's score and the ability to demonstrate novice level competency radiology techniques.

3. Review dental radiology resources at CCSF to see if they are current with resources in the dental community.
Learning Outcomes1. Explain the principles of radiation, infection control, safety and quality assurance, as they apply to dental radiography.

2. Demonstrate the paralleling and bitewing radiographic technique using the principles of radiographic safety to produce diagnostic quality radiographs on a mannikan at the novice level.

3. Discuss, identify and demonstrate current dental radiography technology using the resources available at CCSF in the dental assisting program.

Changes

Categories
  • Developed/increased outside-class opportunities for student dialogue, mentoring, and peer review
  • Created new or revise existing activities/assignments
  • Used new equipment or supplies to modify class activities
DetailsDeveloped an online hybrid course in Moodle's Insight for the students to review powerpoint lectures and take online quizzes.

Added more lab activities for students to achieve novice level competency in their lab practical

Purchased new digital radiology equipment that is being used in the dental community
Learning Outcomes1. Explain the principles of radiation, infection control, safety and quality assurance, as they apply to dental radiography.

2. Demonstrate the paralleling and bitewing radiographic technique using the principles of radiographic safety to produce diagnostic quality radiographs on a mannikan at the novice level.

3. Discuss, identify and demonstrate current dental radiography technology using the resources available at CCSF in the dental assisting program.

DENT 62 - Stage 2 - Geraldine Joseph

Assessment Activities

Assessment Methods
  • Analysis of exam, quiz, or homework items linked to specific learning outcomes
  • Assignments based on rubrics (such as essays, projects, and performances)
  • Direct observation of performances, practical exams, group work
  • Student self-assessments ( such as reflective journals and surveys)
  • Student satisfaction surveys
  • External data
  • Student focus groups
Assessment DescriptionDirect observation of student performance in community service project, evaluations of student skills and team projects.
Learning OutcomesALL
Number of Students17
Data SummaryCommunication skills, homework assisgnments , test/quizes were satifactory can be improved to allow better understanding of patient care and progress notes.

Data Analysis

Data Shared With
  • Faculty and staff in my same department
  • Faculty and staff from across the college
  • Faculty and staff from other colleges
  • Students
  • Staff
Data Sharing Methods
  • Face-to-face meetings
  • Email
Next Steps PlannedFall 2013 Use of Dentrix Office Management Reports to monitor student progress. Use of student leader in small group projects.
Learning OutcomesALL

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