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The A&P Professor

Release Date: 12/25/2018

Taking Bold Steps in Teaching | Notetaking | Science Updates | TAPP 90 show art Taking Bold Steps in Teaching | Notetaking | Science Updates | TAPP 90

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Episode 90 of The A&P Professor podcast is a thematic smörgåsbord, full of tasty tidbits to share with students and colleagues. Host Kevin Patton talks about dealing with resistance when we try to take bold steps in teaching. Is note taking better with a paper or an electronic device? The effects of diluting blood plasma on aging (don't try this at home).And the phenomenon of pandemic weight change. 00:00 | Introduction 01:06 | Notetaking: Paper or Digital? 13:14 | Sponsored by AAA 14:53 | Pandemic Twenty? 19:27 | Sponsored by HAPI 20:39 | Diluted Blood: Fountain of Youth?...

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Smooth Teaching with Slides: Animations to Dramatize the Story of Anatomy & Physiology | Science Updates | TAPP 89 show art Smooth Teaching with Slides: Animations to Dramatize the Story of Anatomy & Physiology | Science Updates | TAPP 89

The A&P Professor

Host Kevin Patton outlines several new discoveries, including the function of background noise in the brain, how exercise triggers immunity, a possible blood marker for longevity, and how mitochondria are organized during cell division. And he discusses how easy animation effects can help students focus on important elements of the story of anatomy and physiology. 00:00 | Quotation & Intro 00:47 | Brain's Background Noise 08:06 | Sponsored by AAA 09:12 | How Exercise Triggers Immunity 13:30 | Sponsored by HAPI 14:41 | Mitochondria During Cell Division 22:10 | Sponsored by...

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The Proper Order of Topics in A&P | Leaderboards | Student Frustration | TAPP 88 show art The Proper Order of Topics in A&P | Leaderboards | Student Frustration | TAPP 88

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Ever wonder why topics in A&P seem to have a uniform order of topics in all the courses & textbooks? Host Kevin Patton discusses the proper order of those concepts. We continue the discussion of gamification, including a focus on leaderboards. And we tackle why pandemic learning causes students to lament that they have to teach themselves. 00:00 | Quotation & Intro 00:44 | More on Gamification 06:20 | Sponsored by AAA 07:38 | Leaderboard Competition 16:02 | Sponsored by HAPI 17:16 | Pandemic Feelings of Learning 25:12 | Sponsored by HAPS 26:16 | Order of...

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Micro-Credentials & Gamification in the A&P Course | Brown & Black Skin | Refresher Tests | TAPP 87 show art Micro-Credentials & Gamification in the A&P Course | Brown & Black Skin | Refresher Tests | TAPP 87

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Allowing students to earn badges in the A&P course provides motivation to master all the concepts and also provides granular documentation of learning beyond the transcripted course grade. Host Kevin Patton shares his experience, along with a discussion of skin color in teaching future health professionals and the use of refresher tests to get students ready for their A&P course. 00:00 | Quotation 00:46 | Refresher Tests 08:49 | Sponsored by AAA 10:13 | Black & Brown Skin 19:48 | Sponsored by HAPI 20:54 | Badges 1: Digital Micro-Credentials 29:06 | Sponsored by HAPS...

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What a Year! | Pandemic Teaching & More | A Reflection | TAPP 86 show art What a Year! | Pandemic Teaching & More | A Reflection | TAPP 86

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In his annual look back at this podcast, host Kevin Patton reviews what we learned this year in A&P teaching. Which was a lot! He also looks ahead to what to expect in teaching—and in the podcast—as we go forward. 00:49 | Looking Back 10:15 | Those Darn Sponsor Messages 14:40 | There's More! 22:49 | Psychic Predictions 38:30 | TAPP Community 47:02 | TAPP Education | TAPP-ed 51:34 | Our Complex Selves 55:35 | Staying Connected If you cannot see or activate the audio player . Please take the anonymous survey: Questions & Feedback: 1-833-LION-DEN...

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Student Evaluations of Teaching II: Proactive, Active, and Reactive Strategies | TAPP 85 show art Student Evaluations of Teaching II: Proactive, Active, and Reactive Strategies | TAPP 85

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Host Kevin Patton continues the discussion about student evaluations of teaching (SETs) with a set of strategies to make them work better, or at least mitigate some of the potentially bad or ugly outcomes. There are things we can do proactively before a SET, actively during a SET, and reactively after a SET. Listen to hear them all! 00:00 | Quotation 00:57 | Student Evaluation of Teaching: Part II 04:16 | Sponsored by AAA 05:39 | Proactive Strategies 12:49 | Sponsored by HAPI 14:03 | Active Strategies 29:52 | Sponsored by HAPS 31:18 | Reactive Strategies 46:15 | Cookies!...

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Student Evaluations of Teaching I:  The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly | TAPP 84 show art Student Evaluations of Teaching I: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly | TAPP 84

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Student evaluations of teaching (SETs) are problematic in many ways—but perhaps useful in other ways. Host Kevin Patton discusses the good, the bad, and the ugly. What are the issues and what's behind those issues? 00:47 | Student Evaluation of Teaching (intro) 02:28 | Share the Fun: Refer & Earn 05:37 | The Good 08:39 | Sponsored by AAA 10:12 | The Bad 26:10 | Sponsored by HAPI 28:13 | The Ugly 44:15 | Sponsored by HAPS 45:26 | Staying Connected If you cannot see or activate the audio player . Please take the anonymous survey: Questions &...

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Actual Learning vs. Feeling of Learning | Journal Club Episode | TAPP 83 show art Actual Learning vs. Feeling of Learning | Journal Club Episode | TAPP 83

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Krista Rompolski again joins host Kevin Patton for a Journal Club episode to discuss a study of whether student feelings of how much they learn accurately reflect their actual learning. What were the results and how do they impact the effectiveness of our courses? 00:46 | Kevin & Krista: Journal Club 02:43 | Sponsored by AAA 04:00 | Article Summary 09:52 | Sponsored by HAPI 11:36 | Feeling of Learning vs. Actual Learning 35:39 | Sponsored by HAPS 36:51 | More Discussion: Our Students 47:49 | Staying Connected If you cannot see or activate the audio player . Please...

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Bones: Inside and Out—A Chat with Dr. Roy Meals | TAPP 82 show art Bones: Inside and Out—A Chat with Dr. Roy Meals | TAPP 82

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In this episode, we have a chat with Roy Meals, author of Bones: Inside and Out. We discuss what our students should know about bones and how that fits into their journey as learners. And we talk about how to make complex topics make sense to our students. Grab a drink and turn up the volume, we're going to tell some bone stories! 00:46 | Dr. Roy A. Meals MD 03:30 | Sponsored by AAA 04:21 | Student Engagement with Bone 16:52 | Sponsored by HAPI 17:54 | Telling the Story of Bones 32:50 | Sponsored by HAPS 33:39 | The Beauty of Bone 35:20 | Staying Connected   If...

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The Cheater! Academic Integrity in Remote Learning | TAPP 81 show art The Cheater! Academic Integrity in Remote Learning | TAPP 81

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Cheating has become a concern in remote teaching. Host Kevin Patton discusses some approaches and best practices for preventing cheating, detecting cheating, and prosecuting cheating. 00:52 | The Cheater 04:00 | Academic Integrity 20:26 | Sponsored by AAA 21:54 | Consequences 32:22 | Sponsored by HAPI 33:20 | Remote Cheating 42:50 | Sponsored by HAPS 43:41 | Advanced Anti-Cheating 51:34 | Staying Connected 'If you cannot see or activate the audio player . Please take the anonymous survey: Questions & Feedback: 1-833-LION-DEN (1-833-546-6336) Follow The...

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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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