• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2016, Volume: 9, Issue: 43, Pages: 1-5

Original Article

Study of the Awareness and Preference of the Image of Educators by Dental Hygiene Department Students


Objectives: This research, with students in the Department of Dental Hygiene as the recipients, means to provide the base line data for educators to grasp how dental hygiene students look upon educators. Methods/Statistical Analysis: The data collected was analyzed using the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS 21.0) program (SPSS Inc. Chicago, IL, USA). The basic factors, school lives, awareness of the images of educators, and the preferred image of educators were analyzed with frequency, and the analysis of educator image awareness according to year took place by a one-way Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) followed by a post-comparison of Turkey. Findings: For the preferred image of educators by the research recipients, comfortable and friendly images were highest at 48%, and for the preferred lecturing method, professors that use various education mediums came in first at 30.3%. The most preferred character of educators was those with passion at 51.3%. This means that the talent and role of university professors are important standards when it comes to influencing a university level of education to the students. Improvements/Applications: This study investigated to part of subjects, it is difficult to generalize.

Keywords: Awareness, Dental Hygiene Students, Educator, Image of Education


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