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Finding a method to analyse qualitative data: using a study of conceptual learning
(American Association of Dental Schools, 2009)
There is increasing awareness in the health sciences of the potential of qualitative research to address questions that quantitative research cannot satisfactorily answer. While a growing number of studies in health sciences ...
Gender and race distribution of dental graduates (1985 - 2004) and first year dental students (2000 - 2005) in South Africa
(South African Dental Association, 2005)
This paper, written at the close of a decade of democracy in South Africa, sets out to analyse the demographic profile of dental graduates from 1985-2004 at the five Faculties/Schools of Dentistry in South Africa. A ...
"Quality is bound up with our values" - Evaluating the quality of mentoring programmes
This paper discusses quality evaluation of health sciences mentoring programmes. The discussion highlights the way in which perceptions of what constitutes quality shape evaluative purposes. Potential tensions between ...
Understanding diversity as a framework for improving student throughput
(Maastricht University, 2007)
INTRODUCTION: Literature suggests that a diverse body of healthcare graduates could extend health service delivery. However, the literature also indicates that the throughput of minority, working class, and historically ...
"We are not in the least bit used to these ways of studying": Developing academic competence in all students
(American Association of Dental Schools, 2005)
This article is located in the field of academic development in oral health science education. Specifically, it examines the academic difficulties experienced by oral hygiene students in their transition from high school ...