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DOI :10.26650/eor.2021869185   IUP :10.26650/eor.2021869185    Full Text (PDF)

Perceptions of dental students towards online education during the covid-19 pandemic

Ayça Sarıalioğlu GüngörYeşim Şeşen UsluNazmiye Dönmez

Purpose: This study evaluated the usage habits, attitudes, and perceptions of undergraduate dental students toward distance (online) learning and identified variables related to those attitudes. Materials and Methods: The study included 1,605 undergraduate dental students who participated voluntarily. The data collection tool consisted of a distance learning attitude scale, a questionnaire on personal information, and open-ended questions. The perceptions of dental students to distance education according to the year and type of dental school they attended were evaluated. Results: Most students expressed that distance learning in dental courses was not as effective as traditional face-to-face education (59.1%, n=949). While students studying at state universities had a more negative view of distance education, the satisfaction scores of the firstyear students were found to be significantly lower than the other students (p < 0.05). Conclusion: Dental students were generally unhappy with the interruption of traditional education caused by COVID-19 and having to continue their education online. However, under the circumstances, they saw it as an advantage allowing them to continue their education and avoid a complete suspension.


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Sarıalioğlu Güngör, A., Şeşen Uslu, Y., & Dönmez, N. (2021). Perceptions of dental students towards online education during the covid-19 pandemic. European Oral Research, 55(3), 124-132. https://doi.org/10.26650/eor.2021869185


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Sarıalioğlu Güngör A, Şeşen Uslu Y, Dönmez N. Perceptions of dental students towards online education during the covid-19 pandemic. European Oral Research. 2021;55(3):124-132. https://doi.org/10.26650/eor.2021869185


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Submitted27.01.2021
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Published Online15.09.2021

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