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dc.contributor.authorHoffman, Janet N.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2020-11-05T16:28:14Z
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dc.date.issued1977
dc.date.submitted1977
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/2144/41605
dc.descriptionPLEASE NOTE: This work is protected by copyright. Downloading is restricted to the BU community: please click Download and log in with a valid BU account to access. If you are the author of this work and would like to make it publicly available, please contact open-help@bu.edu.en_US
dc.descriptionThesis (MSD) --Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry, 1977 (Dental Public Health).en_US
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographic references: leaves 22-23.en_US
dc.description.abstractA dental health education program will be designed and implemented in an elementary school population in an inner city. A three month study will then be conducted to determine the effectiveness of a dental health education program for third-grade Chinese-speaking children. Pre and posttests will be administered to the pupils to evaluate the effectiveness of the program. A survey of bilingual teachers will be conducted simultaneously to determine the following: 1. the teachers’ needs-assessment of dental health materials in an inner city elementary school population; 2. the attitude of the teachers toward teaching dental health; and 3. the teachers’ needs for bilingual dental health material. The need for bilingual dental health education material is readily apparent. Linsley in 1974 reported that there is a definite need for bilingual teachers and materials in teaching elementary school non-English-speaking children. Robinson, Mobley, and Pointer in 1967 reported that there is a definite need for effective dental health education programs in elementary school systems. In 1972, Masters reported on a study which established the effectiveness of the classroom teacher as a dental health educator. The hypothesis of this study is that within an inner city where there is a large population of non-English-speaking children, the bilingual teacher needs the proper bilingual dental health education materials to utilize when instructing.en_US
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dc.publisherBoston Universityen_US
dc.rightsThis work is protected by copyright. Downloading is restricted to the BU community. If you are the author of this work and would like to make it publicly available, please contact open-help@bu.edu.en_US
dc.subjectHealth Education, Dentalen_US
dc.titleA dental health education program for third grade Chinese-speaking childrenen_US
dc.typeThesis/Dissertationen_US
etd.degree.nameMaster of Scienceen_US
etd.degree.levelmastersen_US
etd.degree.disciplineDental Public Healthen_US
etd.degree.grantorBoston Universityen_US


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