Capstone Project

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Areas of Research in Your Specialization The purpose of this assignment was to state why the topic of engaging dental hygiene students with the use of technology that supported active learning wanted to be studied, what was already presumed about this topic, if there are personal experience associated with this topic that might create obstacles, if this topic benefited the field of education, and if this topic sustained a prolonged focus to complete the Capstone project.
Reason Why the Topic Wanted to be Studied The reason why the topic of engaging dental hygiene students with the use of technology that supported active learning wanted to be studied was to see if technology engaged dental hygiene students in the classroom and promoted
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I believed that the little bit of technology that I used in the classroom would not create bias because I had not measured to see if technology benefited the students in the dental hygiene courses. Studying this topic would benefit the field of education by evaluating to see if technology would engage dental hygiene students and promote active learning in dental hygiene courses.
Topic Sustained a Prolonged Focus to Complete the Capstone Project The topic of using technology to engage dental hygiene students to promote active learning was a topic that can be used to complete the Capstone Project. After researching the topic, there were no articles that discussed using technology to engage dental hygiene students and promote active learning in dental hygiene courses. The articles that were found discussed other fields of education such as Lewis and Harrison’s (2012) study that used social science courses, Pittman and Edmond’s (2016) study that used accounting courses, and Russell et al.’s (2016) study that used environmental science courses. Another aspect of using technology in the classroom that was stated by Selwyn (2016) was that technology was more disruptive and distracting in the courses. I would like to study the topic and see if technology would

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