• Clinical teaching in restorative dentistry and the variation between students' and supervisors' perceptions of its effectiveness.

      Polyzois, I; McLouglin, J; Kelly, A; Claffey, N; Department of Restorative Dentistry and Periodontology, Dublin Dental School and Hospital, Dublin, Ireland. ioannis.polyzois@dental.tcd.ie (2010-05)
      To investigate if there was an agreement between the students and supervisors on the quality of clinical teaching in Restorative Dentistry in the Dublin Dental School and Hospital and to identify differences on how effective clinical teaching is perceived between three academic years. In addition it aimed to identify the existence of any similarities between students' and supervisors' perceptions of specific teaching behaviours that are most and least helpful in learning.
    • The role of the curriculum and other factors in determining the medium- to long-term attitude of the practicing dentist towards life-long learning.

      Polyzois, I; Claffey, N; Attström, R; Kelly, A; Mattheos, N; Department of Restorative Dentistry and Periodontology, Dublin Dental School & Hospital, Lincoln Place, Dublin 2, Ireland. Ioannis.Polyzois@dental.tcd.ie (2010-05)
      To investigate the significance of the undergraduate dental curriculum on the medium- to long-term attitudes of the clinician to life-long learning, and to identify demographical and professional characteristics which may influence this attitude.