ORTHODONTIC RESIDENTS’ PERCEPTIONS OF ONLINE LEARNING

  • Muhammad Azeem Assistant Professor Orthodontics, Dental Section-Faisalabad Medical University/Punjab Medical College, Pakistan. Ex-Assistant Professor Orthodontics, de’Montmorency College of Dentistry, Lahore, Pakistan.
  • Arusha Azeem BDS, House officer, de’Montmorency College of Dentistry, Lahore, Pakistan.
  • Muhammad Waseem Ullah Khan BDS, FCPS, Assistant Professor, de’Montmorency College of Dentistry, Lahore, Pakistan.
Keywords: Orthodontic, Medical teaching, Online

Abstract

Application of online learning system in orthodontic residency may enhance learning capacity of residents. The objective of present study was to evaluate the preferences and perceptions of postgraduate orthodontic Resident’s about online learning. Present study was conducted by determining the preferences and perceptions of postgraduate orthodontic resident’s about online learning at the Orthodontic department of de’Montmorency College of Dentistry, Lahore, Pakistan, by asking them to complete a questionnaire. Results showed that with respect to residents’ learning perceptions, 70% of the residents answered that online lectures and clinical videos were helpful to their learning. With respect to resident’s preferences, 48% residents preferred online lectures and 34% residents preferred clinical videos. Most residents (36% agree and 36% strongly agree) preferred a combination of traditional lectures and online learning. It was concluded that orthodontic resident’s preferences and perceptions were positive regarding online learning.

Published
2018-11-25
How to Cite
Azeem, M., Azeem, A., & Khan, M. W. U. (2018). ORTHODONTIC RESIDENTS’ PERCEPTIONS OF ONLINE LEARNING. Pakistan Oral & Dental Journal, 38(3), 314-316. Retrieved from http://podj.com.pk/index.php/podj/article/view/256