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The Effect of Self Efficacy and Satisfaction of Major on the Professionalism of Dental Hygiene Students

  • The Journal of Transdisciplinary Studies
  • Abbr : JTS
  • 2021, 5(2), pp.131-140
  • DOI : 10.22685/JTS.2021.5.2.131
  • Publisher : The Society for Transdisciplinary Studies
  • Research Area : Interdisciplinary Studies > Interdisciplinary Research
  • Received : November 12, 2021
  • Accepted : December 2, 2021
  • Published : December 31, 2021

Kim SooKyung 1

1신한대학교

Candidate

ABSTRACT

This study has examined the self efficacy, satisfaction of major, and the professionalism of dental hygiene students, and to specify and articulate the factors which influence professionalism, conducted a self entry ques tionnaire survey with 3rd and 4th year students of the dental hygiene department in Seoul and Gyeonggi-do, and used and analyzed the final 184 copies by using the SPSS 21.0 program (IBM SPSS Statistics, New York, USA). The average self efficacy of the research subjects was 3.79, while the average satisfaction of major was 3.88, and the average pro fessionalism was 3.70±0.56. As for the professionalism according to the general characteristics, the 4th year students had 3.84, which was higher than the 3rd year students, and it turned out that the higher the satisfaction of major and satisfaction of practice, the higher the professionalism. As a result of the regression analysis performed to find out the factors influenc ing the professionalism of the research subjects, it turned out that the self efficacy and the satisfaction of major have had a statistically significant effect on the professionalism. Based on the results in the above, it was confirmed that the higher the self efficacy and the satisfaction of major, the more positive the effect on the professionalism. Hence, various educa tional programs would be further needed to improve the dental hygiene and the students’ professionalism, and the continuous education will be required to ensure that the confidence and satisfaction gained via such experiences are led to the positive professionalism.

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