Meharry Medical College

Title I
Review of Literature on Chickering and Gamson’s Seven Principles of Good Practice in Undergraduate Education: Has Teaching Improved Since 1987?

Since their publication in 1987, Chickering and Gamson’s Seven Principles of Good Practice in Education have served as guidelines for faculty members, students, and administrators to improve education. While the effectiveness of online learning is difficult to measure, research findings suggest that the quality of online education increases as the technology improves. Sixteen publications on the seven principles were reviewed to determine the extent in which best practices were integrated to measure teaching effectiveness.

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Title II
Can Smartphones and Tablets Be Used As Meaningful Tools To Enrich Dental Education?

The purpose of this study was to show that students already owned smart phones and had a desire to use them in clinical care. This fact is useful for educational institutions to provide ongoing professional development support in technology related skills.

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