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Release Date: 08/17/2023

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The A&P Professor

In episode 149 of The A&P Professor podcast, host Kevin Patton chats with Greg Crowther and Ben Wiggins about their work with exams in the anatomy and physiology (A&P) course. They discuss the importance of exams in assessing student learning and the need for exams to be more connected to course objectives. They also mention the challenges of designing exams that are fair and inclusive for all students. Crowther and Wiggins are conducting a survey on A&P exams and encourage listeners to participate to contribute to the understanding of exam practices in the A&P community. The...

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Blueprints for Learning: Justin Shaffer on Structured A&P Course Design | TAPP 148 show art Blueprints for Learning: Justin Shaffer on Structured A&P Course Design | TAPP 148

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In Episode 148, Justin Shaffer joins host Kevin Patton to discuss high structure course design. Justin shares his success in building a scaffold for learning by using a variety of course structures to improve student engagement and success, such as pre-class and post-class activities, micro-case studies and clicker questions, brief active learning practices, and much more. 00:00 | Introduction 00:46 | Introducing Justin Shaffer 02:49 | High Structure and Low Structure 20:47 | Badge Break 21:43 | Transparency, Expectations, & Flexibility 34:06 | Secret Code: TAA Conference in Nashville...

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In Episode 147, host Kevin Patton reviews the highlights and events of the previous year in the world of The A&P Professor. He then turns to last year's predictions for teaching human anatomy and physiology to see if he was on the right track. Finally, predictions for the coming year are revealed. And lots of other stuffโ€”this episode is two hours long, after all! 0:00:00 | Introduction 0:00:50 | Debrief: Topics, Stats, Reflections 0:21:28 | A Long, Long, Long Episode 0:23:05 | Debrief: More Reviewing & Reflecting 0:38:59 | Did I Get My Predictions Right? 0:50:22 | Textbook &...

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Anatomy of Trust: Promoting Integrity in A&P Education | Winter Shorts | TAPP 146 show art Anatomy of Trust: Promoting Integrity in A&P Education | Winter Shorts | TAPP 146

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Episode 146 of The A&P Professor podcast is one of our winter shorts, where I replay interesting segments from previous episodes. In this one, we discuss the importance of academic integrity in the Anatomy & Physiology course. We emphasize the need to incorporate discussions about integrity in the syllabus and course materials and share real-life examples of violations in the healthcare field. We highlight how dishonesty can have serious consequences and discuss strategies for prevention, such as using multiple test versions and unique topics for papers/projects. Providing examples of...

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A Tongue Twister's Guide to Mastering Anatomy Pronunciation | Winter Shorts | TAPP 145 show art A Tongue Twister's Guide to Mastering Anatomy Pronunciation | Winter Shorts | TAPP 145

The A&P Professor

Episode 145 of The A&P Professor podcast is one of our winter shorts, where I replay interesting segments from previous episodes. In this one, you'll hear about the trials and tribulations of teaching and learning pronunciations of anatomy and physiology terminology. Including why the instructor is ALWAYS correct! 00:00 | Introduction 01:07 | Variations in Anatomy & Physiology Pronunciations 10:24 | Say Anatomy & Physiology Terms Out Loud 20:30  | Staying Connected โ˜… If you cannot see or activate the audio player, go to: ๐Ÿ… Apply for your credential (badge/certificate)...

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Dissecting the Kenhub Atlas: Insights from Editor Mike Pascoe | TAPP 144 show art Dissecting the Kenhub Atlas: Insights from Editor Mike Pascoe | TAPP 144

The A&P Professor

Mike Pascoe joins host Kevin Patton in Episode 144 to chat about Mike's experience in editing the new Kenhub Atlas of Human Anatomy. We go behind the scenes to see how this new kind of anatomy atlas was developed. Let's see how those decisions get made and how the learning perspective gets incorporated into anatomy manuals. And we explore diverse representation in anatomy images and why we won't find any eponyms in this atlas. We also have a brief remembrance of our friend David Allard. 00:00 | Introduction 00:45 | Remembering David Allard 04:25 | Introducing Mike Pascoe 06:12 |...

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In episode 143 of The A&P Professor podcast for anatomy and physiology faculty, host Kevin Patton uncovers the super-secret, single, ultimate teaching strategy you need to keep your course tuned up and effective. He also revisits the "out there" transducer model of the brain and suggests a connection with a recent discovery supporting quantum wave activity in brain cell microtubules. Yes, quantum waves in the microtubules. Kevin also clarifies and expands on those wacky "extra" courses he described in Episodes 140 and 141. 00:00 | Introduction 00:51 | Clarifying Kevin's Wacky Supplemental...

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Muscle: A Gripping Story by Roy Meals | TAPP 142 show art Muscle: A Gripping Story by Roy Meals | TAPP 142

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Get pumped up for Episode 142, where we have the honor of hosting Dr. Roy Meals, the musculoskeletal maestro! ๐Ÿ’ช We're gonna flex our curiosity muscles and explore every nook and cranny of his latest masterpiece, Muscle: The Gripping Story of Strength and Movement. This episode's so dynamic, you might need a protein shake afterward! 0:00:00 | Introduction 0:01:13 | Re-Introducing Dr. Roy Meals 0:04:08 | Muscle Strain & Why We Train 0:13:53 | What Sword Swallowing Teaches Us About Muscle 0:24:49 | Muscle Stories: Learning Should Be Fun 0:38:48 | Staying Connected...

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Study Courses Supercharge Anatomy & Physiology Success | TAPP 141 show art Study Courses Supercharge Anatomy & Physiology Success | TAPP 141

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Get ready for a mind-bending ๐Ÿ˜ฒ rendezvous with Kevin Patton in Episode 141, where he continues to spill the beans on his top-secret recipe for student triumph. ๐Ÿ† Brace yourself for this next adventure on his whirlwind tour of revolutionizing A&P 1 education, as we dissect the art of identifying student pain points, personalizing preparation, and serving up the kind of mentorship they've been yearning for! 0:00:00 | Introduction 0:00:45 | One of Two Success Courses 0:09:48 | Setting Up the Supplement Course 0:18:44 | Structure of Class Sessions 0:40:17 |...

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Pre-A&P: A Refresher for Student Success in Anatomy & Physiology | TAPP 140 show art Pre-A&P: A Refresher for Student Success in Anatomy & Physiology | TAPP 140

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In episode 140, we introduce the development of the pre-A&P course and the A&P1 Supplement course. These courses address the challenges faced by A&P students and improve their readiness and comprehension.  In this first of two episodes, we focus on the pre-A&P course. It focuses on filling subject knowledge gaps with 10 modules and cumulative tests. Student surveys and studies show its effectiveness in achieving higher grades in the A&P 1 course. Implementing these nontraditional courses requires collaboration and support from advisors and faculty members. Together, we...

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Get ready for a mind-bending ๐Ÿ˜ฒ rendezvous with Kevin Patton in Episode 141, where he continues to spill the beans on his top-secret recipe for student triumph. ๐Ÿ† Brace yourself for this next adventure on his whirlwind tour of revolutionizing A&P 1 education, as we dissect the art of identifying student pain points, personalizing preparation, and serving up the kind of mentorship they've been yearning for!

0:00:00 | Introduction

0:00:45 | One of Two Success Courses

0:09:48 | Setting Up the Supplement Course

0:18:44 | Structure of Class Sessions

0:40:17 | Grading

0:42:45 | Does an A&P Supplement Work?

0:54:21 | Parting Wisdom

1:14:46 | Staying Connected

 


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One of Two Success Courses

9 minutes

As we begin to unlock student success strategies with Kevin Patton in episode 141, he unveils his A&P One Supplement course, dedicated to honing essential learning skills. Delve into his reasoning behind offering a separate course, distinct from the Pre-A&P course discussed in episode 140, and distinct from the popular Supplemental Instruction (SI) , model, and gain insights into his innovative approach to enhancing A&P student performance.

โ˜…  A Pre-A&P Course Improves Student Success in Anatomy & Physiology | TAPP 140 (part one of this two-part series, explains the purpose of the two courses and give details about Pre-A&P)

โ˜… Success Supplements (an on-demand seminar summarizing these two courses)

โ˜… BIO 242 Anatomy and Physiology Supplement (college catalog description of course; scroll down to BIO 242) AandP.info/puj

โ˜… Anatomy and Physiology 1 Supplement (an archived version of the syllabus used in 2012, the last time I taught the course) AandP.info/22z

โ˜… Supplemental Instruction (Wikipedia's description of SI, a peer learning model that is NOT the same as the course described in this episode) AandP.info/oim

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Study Courses Supercharge Anatomy & Physiology Success | TAPP 141 

Setting Up the Supplement Course

9 minutes

In this segment, we uncover the logistical puzzle of A&P supplement courses. Dive into the tug-of-war between limited lab availability and the need for hands-on learningโ€”and explore creative solutions for fostering student engagement.

โ˜… Anatomy and Physiology 1 Supplement (an archived version of the syllabus used in 2012, the last time I taught the course) AandP.info/22z

โ˜… Course Materials for AP 1 Supplement (I didn't have time to list the materials we used in this episode; this is that section from the archived syllabus) https://my-ap.us/AP1suppCourseMaterial

โ˜… End-of-Term Reviews Help Keep Your Course on Track | Episode 17 (introduces the idea of debriefing at the end of the semester)

 

Structure of Class Sessions

21.5 minutes

In this segment, Kevin Patton details his A&P Supplement course structure. The class employs active learning, beginning with addressing students' trouble spots through discussion and question cards. Various study techniques like flashcards and concept mapping are explored. The need-for-speed game enhances tissue and specimen identification skills, while clickers facilitate group learning. Weekly check-ins ensure consistent study habits and enhance understanding.

โ˜… HIghlighting doesn't workโ€”here's what does (an article from The University of Manchester Student News; highlighting is briefly discussed in this segment) AandP.info/ceu

โ˜… Noisy A&P Classrooms and Labs (story about my Dean's visit to our A&P 1 Supplement course from The A&P Professor blog) theAPprofessor.blogspot.com/2015/09/noisy-classrooms-and-labs.html

โ˜… Power Tips for Dissection Activities | Episode 34 (includes explanation for paper "virtual dissections" to prep students for a better in-person dissection experience)

โ˜… Why Do A&P Students Hate Histology? And How Do We Fix That? | TAPP 113

โ˜… Nine Super Strategies for Teaching the Skeleton | Episode 10 (gives examples of paper dissections and need for speed game)

โ˜… Micro-Credentials & Gamification in the A&P Course | Brown & Black Skin | Refresher Tests | TAPP 87

โ˜… Kevin's study tip list lionden.com/tip-list.htm

โ˜… Kevin's reading strategies (using the A&P textbook) lionden.com/reading.htm

โ˜… Learning new terms (Kevin's advice for quickly getting up to speed with A&P vocabulary, including advanced flash card techniques) lionden.com/new_terms.htm

โ˜… Concept maps (Kevin's brief intro) lionden.com/concept_maps.htm

โ˜… Running concept lists (Kevin's quick outline of this powerful "core concepts" technique) lionden.com/concept_lists.htm

โ˜… Taking tests (some quick tips on preparing for and taking tests) lionden.com/concept_lists.htm

 

Grading

2.5 minutes

In this segment, discover Kevin Patton's unique grading approach in A&P One Supplement class: Points for check-ins, assignments, active learning, clicker games, and portfolio exchange. Informal mentorship and collaborative sharing enrich the learning journey.

โ˜… Using ePortfolios in Anatomy and Physiology (I used paper portfolios, but I love this idea of a digital portfolio; from HAPS Educator) AandP.info/ki4

 

Does an A&P Supplement Work?

11.5 minutes

Discover the value of A&P One supplement classes with Kevin Patton. Unlock networking, more interaction with faculty, effective study techniques, enriched inclusion and diversity benefits, problem prevention, and proven GPA enhancements. And students love it!

 

Parting Wisdom

20.5 minutes

Enhancing A&P success! In this segment, discover the value of A&P One supplement and pre-A&P courses for student success. From targeted review to study skill guidance, these personalized approaches foster confidence and proficiency.

โ˜… Taking Bold Steps in Teaching | Notetaking | Science Updates | TAPP 90

โ˜… Harvard's Program on Negotiation (the Harvard Negotiation Project is referenced in this segment) AandP.info/lom

 

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