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The A&P Professor

Release Date: 12/25/2018

Directions in A&P Teaching | Where We've Been & Where We Are Going | Future Trends | TAPP 107 show art Directions in A&P Teaching | Where We've Been & Where We Are Going | Future Trends | TAPP 107

The A&P Professor

Episode 107 of The A&P Professor podcast for anatomy & physiology faculty starts off its fifth season with a debriefing of the last year, just like we do with our teaching, plus a look ahead. We'll review host Kevin Patton's predictions from last year and make some new predictions for this year. And makes some plans, too. 0:00:00 | Introduction 0:01:19 | Look Back: Milestones & New Projects 0:19:17 | 2021 Topics: Teaching & Learning 0:35:29 | Remembering Linda Swisher 0:37:00 | 2021 Topics: Science Updates 0:43:22 | Our Sponsors 0:47:23 | 2021 Predictions Revisited 0:58:06 |...

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Ungrading With Standards-Based Grading | A Chat With Staci Johnson | TAPP 106 show art Ungrading With Standards-Based Grading | A Chat With Staci Johnson | TAPP 106

The A&P Professor

Dr. Staci Johnson joins host Kevin Patton for a chat about how she uses ungrading with standards-based grading in her anatomy and physiology course. What is ungrading? Can one ease into it? Does it work? Plus, a related Book Club recommendation! 00:00 | Introduction 00:48 | Ungrading 03:05 | Sponsored by AAA 03:41 | Dr. Staci Johnson 24:06 | Sponsored by HAPI 24:55 | More Ungrading 45:12 | Sponsored by HAPS 45:52 | Long Winter's Nap 48:32 | Book Club: Ungrading 51:43 | Staying Connected ā˜… If you cannot see or activate the audio player, go to: šŸ… Apply for your credential...

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Is Anatomy Finished? | A Review of New Discoveries | TAPP 105 show art Is Anatomy Finished? | A Review of New Discoveries | TAPP 105

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Are there really no more discoveries in human anatomy? In this episode, I'll review some recent discoveries: the rise of the fabella, macrophage barriers, the interstitium, button and zipper junctions, lymph node micro-organs, new vessels in bones, and tubarial salivary glands. 00:00 | Introduction 00:41 | Is Anatomy Finished? 03:44 | Sponsored by AAA 04:16 | Rise of the Fabella 11:52 | Sponsored by HAPI 12:38 | Macrophage Barriers 23:18 | Sponsored by HAPS 23:55 | Interstitium 27:48 | Button and Zipper Junctions 35:28 | Lymphatic Micro-Organ 40:05 | Free Update Newsletter 41:05 | New Vessels...

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Should Students Change Answers? | Journal Club with Krista Rompolski | TAPP 104 show art Should Students Change Answers? | Journal Club with Krista Rompolski | TAPP 104

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Krista Rompolski joins us for another Journal Club episodeā€”bringing us a study about how students change answers on their tests. Is it better for a student to change their multiple choice response or to avoid doing that? The answer may surprise you!

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Grading for Proficiency | Book Club: The One World School House | TAPP 103 show art Grading for Proficiency | Book Club: The One World School House | TAPP 103

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Can we create a course that ensures a student is proficient in all concept groups and not just in some? Where everyone who passes is at a B+ level of proficiency (or better)? In this episode, host Kevin Patton describes his experiment with what he calls proficiency grading. And we have new and appropriately controversial selection for The A&P Professor Book Club: The One World School House by Salman Khan. 00:00 | Introduction 00:56 | Book Club: The One World School House 13:30 | Sponsored by AAA 14:20 | Does Averaging Grades Measure Proficiency? 21:35| Sponsored by HAPI 22:20 | Importance...

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Online Testing Effectiveness Data | Turning My Gray Hair Brown | TAPP 102 show art Online Testing Effectiveness Data | Turning My Gray Hair Brown | TAPP 102

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Can you believe it? Even more questions about my wacky testing scheme are answered in this episodeā€”this time regarding stats demonstrating effectiveness of these strategies. I also talk about gray hair turning brown, naturally, why we do NOT want our students to master A&P concepts, and why we want to become the hippocampus. One of the weirdest episodes yet! 00:00 | Introduction 00:42 | Growing in Kindness 10:02 | Sponsored by AAA 10:52 | We Are the Hippocampus 17:03| Sponsored by HAPI 17:46 | Turn My Gray Hair Brown 22:39 | Sponsored by HAPS 23:18 | Online Testing: Effectiveness...

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Even MORE Test Answers | Normal Body Temperature? | TAPP 101 show art Even MORE Test Answers | Normal Body Temperature? | TAPP 101

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Have you ever really considered the actual meaning that word "normal" in the context of teaching anatomy and physiology? Is it even meaningful at all? We explore that in the context of human body temperature in Episode 101. And I give some practical tips as we continue our conversation about my open, online, randomized testing scheme. 0:00:00 | Introduction 0:00:47 | What Does Normal Mean? 0:08:32 | Sponsored by AAA 0:10:01 | What is Normal Body Temperature? 0:27:21| Sponsored by HAPI 0:29:13 | In Our Last Episode... 0:32:20 | Sponsored by HAPS 0:33:35 | Practical Tips on Testing 0:52:39 |...

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More Quizzing About Kevin's Wacky Testing Scheme | Book Club | TAPP 100 show art More Quizzing About Kevin's Wacky Testing Scheme | Book Club | TAPP 100

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After getting some questions after the previous episode, host Kevin Patton continues his discussion of his wacky scheme of open online testing. Not unrelated is a new entry of an old book into The A&P Professor Book Clubā€”it's Ken Bain's classic book What The Best College Teachers Do. And we celebrate the one hundredth episode of this podcast! 0:00:00 | Introduction 0:00:42 | 100th Episode! 0:09:40 | Book Club 0:14:23 | Sponsored by AAA 0:16:07 | But, But, But... 0:29:00| Sponsored by HAPI 0:30:32 | An Open Test for All Seasons 0:58:58 | Sponsored by HAPS 1:00:27 | Test Feedback...

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Quizzed About Tests | FAQs About Patton Test Strategies | TAPP 99 show art Quizzed About Tests | FAQs About Patton Test Strategies | TAPP 99

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In this episode, I answer a bunch of questions from Jerry Anzalone about the whacky strategies I have for testing in the A&P course. I discuss open online tests with multiple attempts, cumulative testing, pre-tests, test integrity, and much more. A virtual roundup of oddities! 0:00:00 | Introduction 0:00:54 | Quizzed About Tests 0:05:45 | Retaking Tests 0:29:37 | More on Retaking Tests 0:36:33 | Sponsored by AAA 0:38:27 | High Stakes and Low Stakes 0:46:06 | Sponsored by HAPI 0:47:30 | Open Book Tests 0:56:24 | Sponsored by HAPS 0:57:25 | Academic Integrity 1:06:17 | Final Thoughts...

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Star Power Helps Students Identify Learning Goals | TAPP 98 show art Star Power Helps Students Identify Learning Goals | TAPP 98

The A&P Professor

Students often ignore published learning objectives, but we often use subtle clues to help them understand what they need to know. In this episode, Kevin Patton discusses how to be less subtle about that, while also teaching our students how to spot important clues. That elephant in the room? It's the textbook. Cilia are amazing and vital. In COVID-19, we see how cilia damage can kill us. Did you know that cells make soap? Listen and learn why. 00:00 | Introduction 00:54 | The Appearing Elephant Trick 06:05 | Sponsored by AAA 07:26 | COVID-19 and Cilia Damage 10:54 | Soapy Cell Defense...

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More Episodes

Host Kevin Patton previews the content of the upcoming full episode, which focuses on powering up how we do dissection activities.

 pre-dissection

There's more... a few content updates... plus feedback from listener Mindi Fried,  some word dissections and a recommendation from The A&P Professor Book Club.

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Topics

1 minute

  • Summer Neuroscience Workshop
  • Ganglion cells in the retina
  • Powering up our dissection activities
    • Dissection lists
    • Pre-dissection activity

Feedback

4 minutes

  • Mindi Fried weighs in on the value of preview episodes. 
  • As we approach the anniversary of this podcast, let's hear what you think!

Word Dissections

6 minutes

  • Suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN)
  • Melanopsin
    • Rhodopsin
    • Photopsin
  • Circadian

Book Club

3 minutes

  • The Physician (The Cole Trilogy Book 1) by Noah Gordon
  • Book details: amzn.to/2LzEvDO
  • Historical fiction
  • Story of a European who studies medicine under Persian physician Avicenna (Ibn Sina)

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