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Explore human anatomy and physiology (A&P) teaching and learning with host Kevin Patton. An experienced professor, textbook author, and mentor, Kevin is a recognized leader in A&P teaching. The A&P Professor updates science content and provides practical teaching advice. Want some ideas to supercharge your A&P course? How about some support from a fellow A&P professor? This is the podcast for you!

Explore human anatomy and physiology (A&P) teaching and learning with host Kevin Patton. An experienced professor, textbook author, and mentor, Kevin is a recognized leader in A&P teaching. The A&P Professor updates science content and provides practical teaching advice. Want some ideas to supercharge your A&P course? How about some support from a fellow A&P professor? This is the podcast for you!

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United States

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Explore human anatomy and physiology (A&P) teaching and learning with host Kevin Patton. An experienced professor, textbook author, and mentor, Kevin is a recognized leader in A&P teaching. The A&P Professor updates science content and provides practical teaching advice. Want some ideas to supercharge your A&P course? How about some support from a fellow A&P professor? This is the podcast for you!

Language:

English

Contact:

636-486-4185


Episodes

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

1/27/2021
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. 00:4910:15 14:40 22:49 38:3047:0251:3455:35 If you cannot see or activate the audio player click here. Apply for your credential (badge/certificate) for listening to this episode. Please take the anonymous survey: theAPprofessor.org/survey Questions & Feedback:...

Duration:00:40:52

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

1/4/2021
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! 00:0000:5704:16 05:3912:4914:0329:5231:1846:1548:00 If you cannot see or activate the audio player click here. Apply for your credential (badge/certificate)...

Duration:00:50:35

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

12/21/2020
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? 00:4702:28 05:37 08:39 10:1226:1028:1344:1545:26 If you cannot see or activate the audio player click here. Apply for your credential (badge/certificate) for listening to this episode. Please take the anonymous survey: theAPprofessor.org/survey Questions & Feedback:...

Duration:00:33:52

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

12/7/2020
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? 00:4602:43 04:0009:5211:3635:3936:5147:49 If you cannot see or activate the audio player click here. Apply for your credential (badge/certificate) for listening to this episode. Please take the anonymous survey:...

Duration:00:50:37

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

11/23/2020
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! 00:4603:30 04:2116:5217:5432:5033:3935:20 If you cannot see or activate the audio player click here. Apply for your credential (badge/certificate) for...

Duration:00:26:14

The Cheater! Academic Integrity in Remote Learning | TAPP 81

11/9/2020
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. 00:5204:0020:26 21:5432:2233:2042:5043:4151:34 'If you cannot see or activate the audio player click here. Apply for your credential (badge/certificate) for listening to this episode. Please take the anonymous survey: theAPprofessor.org/survey Questions & Feedback: 1-833-LION-DEN...

Duration:00:53:37

New Organ, Dam Protons, & Our Secret Language | TAPP 80

10/26/2020
The news is out: we have a new organ that's been uncovered in the body. Or do we? What's the secret language of A&P? And should we be telling people?! Host Kevin Patton continues his story of cellular respiration with another playful analogy. 00:4804:58 06:2314:4115:3820:1921:0532:05 If you cannot see or activate the audio player click here. Apply for your credential (badge/certificate) for listening to this episode. Please take the anonymous survey:...

Duration:00:24:25

Krebs Cycle Horror Story | Anatomy Terms | TAPP 79

10/12/2020
Say the term Krebs cycle around anyone who's had a biology course and watch for signs of stress. In this episode, host Kevin Patton provides a way to make the citric acid cycle less scary by playing into the horror of it all. And we revisit the idea of a standard terminology of anatomy. 00:4615:22 16:0725:0725:5435:2536:0142:33 If you cannot see or activate the audio player click here. Apply for your credential (badge/certificate) for listening to this episode. Please take the...

Duration:00:31:22

Desirable Difficulty | More Web Meeting Skills | TAPP 78

9/28/2020
Students want things easy. We often make it hard for them. Host Kevin Patton discusses desirable difficulty and contrasts it with undesirable difficulty. Did you know that healthy human cells have little sections of 4-stranded DNA? We can be better in our web meeting skills. And don't forget our new online community of anatomy & physiology faculty! 00:4605:58 06:3818:5519:5535:3536:2639:54 If you cannot see or activate the audio player click here. Apply for your credential...

Duration:00:41:47

Stress & Community | Acronyms | Media Tips | TAPP 77

9/14/2020
Host Kevin Patton discusses the stress we are all feeling right now and introduces a new community of support. Word Dissection: What, if anything, is an acronym? New research on the use of acronyms in science. Some practical tips for instructional video & web meetings. 0:00:490:20:540:21:350:33:380:34:360:54:230:55:551:07:31 If you cannot see or activate the audio player click here. Please take the anonymous survey: theAPprofessor.org/survey Questions & Feedback: 1-833-LION-DEN...

Duration:00:48:29

The Surprising Power of Digital Textbooks | TAPP 76

8/24/2020
Like it or not, digital textbooks are here and will soon be the primary form of textbook used by students and teachers. Host Kevin Patton discusses this trend and outlines ways to leverage digital textbook features for more effective teaching and learning. Mike Pascoe brings us a Book Club recommendation and Kevin discusses arms, arm-lengths, and legs. 00:4810:0911:0222:4323:5926:2927:1932:35 If you cannot see or activate the audio player click here. Please take the anonymous survey:...

Duration:00:34:03

The Syllabus Special | TAPP 75

8/10/2020
The syllabus is an important instructional tool that sets the tone and provides guidance for the entire course. Host Kevin Patton discusses various aspects of a course syllabus in a comprehensive, extended episode featuring classic and fresh segments. 0:00:490:03:32 0:04:220:06:410:13:230:27:320:45:320:58:400:59:33 1:10:591:18:581:19:401:22:411:38:031:39:071:59:352:02:222:07:32 If you cannot see or activate the audio player click here. Please take the anonymous survey:...

Duration:01:30:56

Back to Campus Pandemic Teaching | Resilience | TAPP 74

7/29/2020
Host Kevin Patton uses the analogy of circus animals adapting to new or misplaced props to help him prepare to move courses back to campus. A lesson on resilience is just what we need right now. Book Club: Southwick & Charney's Resilience book. 00:5421:5122:4130:5131:5534:1335:02 If you cannot see or activate the audio player click here. Please take the anonymous survey: theAPprofessor.org/survey Questions & Feedback: 1-833-LION-DEN (1-833-546-6336) Follow The A&P Professor on...

Duration:00:36:20

Zoom Fatigue and Other Symptoms of Pandemic Teaching | TAPP 73

7/15/2020
What causes Zoom fatigue and how can we prevent it? Host Kevin Patton tackles that as well as another nasty effect of pandemic teaching: stress cardiomyopathy. Plus updates in sensory physiology, the value of keeping skill lists, and the Book Club recommends Chris Jarmey's Concise Book of Muscles. 00:4001:5907:3008:0512:0514:2629:1130:0639:48 If you cannot see or activate the audio player click here. Please take the anonymous survey: theAPprofessor.org/survey Questions & Feedback:...

Duration:00:28:44

Even More Pandemic Teaching Tips | TAPP 72

6/29/2020
After acknowledging racism as that other major pandemic we must fight, host Kevin Patton carries on with even more practical tips for teaching remotely—and for taking with us back to campus. Included are tips for creating and using a home office, even when there is no room, and advice on using our office space as a media studio. Plus a brief apology. 00:5906:5807:4314:4215:3634:0534:4635:01 If you cannot see or activate the audio player click here. Please take the anonymous survey:...

Duration:00:37:20

Faculty Mindsets & Minority Student Achievement Gaps | Journal Club with Krista Rompolski | TAPP 71

6/15/2020
Our second Journal Club episode pops in sooner than expected with a mind-blowing study that shows that when faculty believe that student ability is fixed (not flexible), under-represented minority students do not perform as well as in STEM courses taught by faculty with a growth mindset. Journal Club director Krista Rompolski joins Kevin for an important discussion. 01:0002:1205:1805:4319:3320:3831:2331:5735:05 If you cannot see or activate the audio player click here. Please take the...

Duration:00:36:34

Test Question Templates Help Students Learn | TAPP 70

6/2/2020
Greg Crowther joins host Kevin Patton for a conversation about retrieval practice, online formative testing, and Test Question Templates (TQTs). We learn how TQTs can help students learn and can help teachers prepare effective exams. 00:4401:5701:4603:5721:5822:4649:3750:16 If you cannot see or activate the audio player click here. Please take the anonymous survey: theAPprofessor.org/survey Questions & Feedback: 1-833-LION-DEN (1-833-546-6336) Follow The A&P Professor on Twitter,...

Duration:00:51:30

Content Delivery Style: Journal Club | TAPP 69

5/18/2020
Krista Rompolski joins host Kevin Patton with our first "journal club" episode! They discuss a report on how different content delivery styles may (or may not) affect student performance. Kevin also describes a new on-demand seminar about using running concept lists to learn anatomy and physiology (or anything). And Kevin once again begs for help getting the word out about his Pandemic Teaching book. 00:5003:3404:1405:0410:1717:2443:1644:2546:00 If you cannot see or activate the audio...

Duration:00:47:11

Revisiting Retrieval Practice | New Journal Club | TAPP 68

5/4/2020
Retrieval practice has strong evidence of its power in learning. Host Kevin Patton tells part of the story of his journey in making online retrieval practice a central part of his courses. Also, we reveal the new TAPP Journal Club with Krista Rompolski! Oh yeah—don't forget to share the new Pandemic Teaching eBook with colleagues. 00:52 | TAPP Journal Club with Krista Rompolski 03:14 | Sponsored by AAA 04:06 | Revisiting Retrieval Practice 07:32 | Sponsored by HAPI 08:36 | Open-book &...

Duration:00:26:48

Simple Ideas for Pandemic Teaching | TAPP 67

4/20/2020
Join host Kevin Patton as he provides a simple recipe for remote teaching, reveals his new (free) eBook, explains the value of video walk-throughs, tells why he wants to be like Zoom, and gives sources for resources. 00:48 | Book Club: Pandemic Teaching 04:01 | Sponsored by AAA 04:35 | Simple Ideas for Pandemic Teaching 18:54 | Sponsored by HAPI 19:57 | Zoombombing Revisited 23:08 | Sponsored by HAPS 24:00 | Video Walk-throughs 27:37 | Pandemic Teaching Resources 28:25 | Sponsored...

Duration:00:22:53