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  1. 1. Thammasat Model of Community-based Learning Curriculum Description and Lessons Learned from the Undergraduate Dental Program Sutee Suksudej & Matana Kettratad Faculty of Dentistry, Thammasat UniversitySaturday, February 16, 13
  2. 2. Framework • Prepare both knowledge & skills • Expose students to diverse activities and in a safe environmentSaturday, February 16, 13
  3. 3. Diversity of activities VDO clipSaturday, February 16, 13
  4. 4. Ethics & Professionalism series Year 1 As a human-being: dialogue, thinking, presenting skills Year 2 As a profession: service provider, carer Year 2 As an academic: EBD + critical thinking Year 3 As an administrator/manager: health/oral health system Year 5 As a community member: laws, cultural competency, AEC Community Dentistry series Year 2 Holistic Health/ Community Rapport (10 day-fieldwork) Year 3 Health Promotion Planning and Evaluation I (12 day-fieldwork) Year 4 Epidemiology and Prevention Year 6 Health Promotion Planning and Evaluation II (12 day-fieldwork) Year 6 Community Dentistry Rotation (4 week-fieldwork)Saturday, February 16, 13
  5. 5. community-based learning: phase 1Saturday, February 16, 13
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  8. 8. community-based learning: phase IISaturday, February 16, 13
  9. 9. Make health education funSaturday, February 16, 13
  10. 10. They’re actors/change agents not usSaturday, February 16, 13
  11. 11. Various settings and target groups Various health/oral health issuesSaturday, February 16, 13
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  13. 13. community-based learning: phase IIISaturday, February 16, 13
  14. 14. community-based learning: phase IV “The Rotation”Saturday, February 16, 13
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  16. 16. Lessons Learned • Positive feedback from the communities • Projects based on participatory and partnership/networking approach • Comprehensiveness guided by Ottawa CharterSaturday, February 16, 13
  17. 17. Lessons Learned Feedbacks from the students - tired, fatigue, and stress - incidences required medical care (e.g. insects bites, allergies, cuts and bruises) - inconvenience/ not comfortable - overall great experience + eye opener VDO clipSaturday, February 16, 13
  18. 18. Lessons Learned feedback from the faculty members - students saw the interconnectedness and complexity of oral health related issues - tremendous unexpected gains e.g. meeting skill, time management skill, etc. - let both students and communities show their fullest capacities and great things happened.Saturday, February 16, 13
  19. 19. Lessons Learned feedback from the faculty members - students learned by doing but no guarantee of repeated success in other context. - no standardized learning processes. - a trade off when working as a class project. - not everybody get to practice every roles. - so how to assure that individual students achieve the minimal requirement?Saturday, February 16, 13
  20. 20. Lessons Learned feedback from the faculty members - evaluation through action and reflection takes a lot of effort and time consuming. - “individual” affective and psychomotor assessment could not be measured. - the most problematic is using theory-based practice in Phase IV. - reality of top-down management hits.Saturday, February 16, 13

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