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Episode List

by Kevin Patton

Podcast Episode ListTAPP Radio

The A&P Professor podcast (TAPP Radio) is hosted by award-winning A&P professor, author, and teaching mentor Dr. Kevin Patton.

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EpisodeEpisode PageTopics
04/11/2023135โ€ โ€กThe Uncertainty Effect with Michelle Lazarus

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Richard Feynman
Jason Organ
Uncertainty tolerance
Training for health professions
Surviving the unexpected
Clinical skills
Nature of science and medicine
Dr. Michelle D. Lazarus
03/08/2023134โ€ โ€กAnatomical Sciences Education with Jason Organ

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Anatomical Sciences Education
American Association for Anatomy
Anatomy teaching journal
Jason Organ
Interdisciplinary teaching
History of science
Inclusion in anatomy education
02/23/2023133โ€ โ€กMindi Fried on Teaching & Learning with Aphantasia

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Mind's Eye
Mindi Fried
Learning Challenges
Valeri O'Loughlin
02/06/2023132โ€ โ€กReview a Year. Preview a Year. | Debriefing & Predictions

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Predictions for 2023
Annual reviews
01/18/2023131โ€ โ€กIs AI the Beginning or End of Learning?

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Artificial intelligence in learning
Issues using chatbots
Academic integrity
Educational technology
01/02/2023130โ€ โ€กWinter Short: Storytelling, Featuring the Actin-Myosin Love Story

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Storytelling in teaching
Actin-myosin love-story analogy
Muscle fiber contraction
Playfulness in teaching
12/20/2022129โ€ โ€กWinter Short: Students Perform Best with a Pre-Test

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Formative assessment
Student success
12/07/2022128โ€ โ€กWinter Short: Nine (or Ten) Strategies for Learning the Skeleton

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Learning the skeleton
Identifying bones
Identifying bone markings
Laboratory instruction
Mnemonic devices
Bone terminology
Flash cards
Virtual dissection
11/17/2022127โ€ โ€กWinter Short: Mitochondria, Platelets, Golgi, & Green Pens

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Body temperature
Golgi apparatus
Organelle shape
Grading pen color
Green for grading
11/01/2022126โ€ โ€กTen Things We Forget to Tell Students About Cells | A Forest in My Office

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Order of A&P course topics
Course design
Diversity among A&P course sections
Cell biology
Molecular motors
Plasma membrane
Extracellular matrix
Color of cells
Organelle crowding
Cells make mistakes
Cells fix mistakes
Cell complexity
10/20/2022125โ€ โ€กThe Pee Episode | Teaching Urinary & Renal Concepts

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Urine formation
Teaching urine formation
Teaching renal function
Analogies for teaching physiology
Renal filtration
Renal reabsorption
Renal secretion
Learning by song (with Greg Crowther)
10/04/2022124โ€ โ€กAnatomy & Physiology: Combo or Split? | Journal Club with Krista Rompolski

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Separate anatomy & physiology courses
Combined anatomy & physiology courses
Student preferences
Curriculum design
Selecting course content
Course rigor
Journal Club
09/19/2022123โ€ โ€กFonts, Syllabi, and Poop

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Positive course culture
Course documents
Course culture
Fonts & typefaces for learning & memory
Fluent & dysfluent fonts
Sans Forgetica font
Using fonts intentionally
09/07/2022122โ€ โ€กTeaching Human Reproduction | A Chat with Margaret Reece

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Teaching reproduction
Teaching human development
Ultrasound used to study development
Tubal and molar pregnancy
Helping struggling A&P students
Dr. Margaret Reece
08/24/2022121โ€ โ€กThe Poop Episode | Using Fecal Changes to Monitor Health

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Fecal changes
Intestinal motility
Reading poop
Stimulating defecation
Patient health monitoring
08/04/2022120โ€ โ€กAnatomy & Physiology Syllabus: It's an Art

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Artful course documents
Growth mindset
Course culture
07/19/2022119โ€ โ€กMinding the Mind's Eye in Slides | Feedback on Abortion Misconceptions

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Mind's eye
Phantasia, aphantasia, hyperphantasia
Dual-channel memory
Slides with media
07/04/2022118โ€ โ€กPregnancy & Abortion Misconceptions We can Fix in A&P

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Pregnancy & gestation
Labor & birth
Abortion care
Public conversation
Fixing misconceptions in our course
06/20/2022117โ€ โ€กWhy A๏น P Faculty Need to Become Students

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Professor benefits when they take courses
Olfactory adaptation
Cerebrospinal fluid
Age related cognitive decline
06/06/2022116โ€ โ€กWhy Anatomy & Physiology Students Need Sectional Anatomy

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Sectional anatomy
Building conceptual frameworks
Applying anatomy concepts
Expiration dates / deadlines
Teaching with slides
Learning with slides
Finding media for teaching
Book Club: I Am Multitudes by Ed Yong
05/16/2022115โ€ โ€กAre You a Warm Demander?

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Deadline extensions
Jerry Anzalone calls in
Best-by dates
Warm demanders
Toxic rigor
B-cell memory
Vaccine boosters
Growing auditory hair cells
Mask talk: loud, slow, & clear
Respiration in intestines
05/02/2022114โ€ โ€กSkin's Microbiome & Other Stories

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Human microbial system
Skin microbiome
Clean: The New Science of Skin by James Hamblin
Human development and birth
B vitamins
Deadline leniency
Academic integrity
04/19/2022113โ€ โ€กWhy Do A&P Students Hate Histology? And How Do We Fix That?

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Teaching and learning histology
Expert eye
Spaced retrieval practice
Student response systems
04/04/2022112โ€ โ€กShould We Extend Deadlines? | Models & Color Codes

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Test and assignment deadlines
Extending deadlines
Scientific models
Science analogies
Color codes in science
03/13/2022111โ€ โ€กDigesting Foods and Fads - A Chat with Judi Nath

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Food science
Book writing
Author & professor Judi Nath
02/28/2022110โ€ โ€กSins Against Science - A Chat with Judi Nath

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Science misinformation
Science and society
Science and the law
Helping students spot misinformation
Writing and publishing in science
Author & professor Judi Nath
02/14/2022109โ€ โ€กThe Inclusive Anatomy & Physiology Course | Part 2

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Inclusive teaching practices
Student interest survey
Inclusive office hours
Valuing diverse viewpoints
Inclusive classroom demeanor
Learning from mistakes
Suggest another instructor
Many challenges are invisible
Practice love
01/31/2022108 โ€ โ€กThe Inclusive Anatomy & Physiology Course | Part 1

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Inclusive teaching practices
Reflecting diverse cultures
Accessible resources
Inclusive syllabus
Inclusive language
Gender pronouns
Preferred names
First-week introductions
01/18/2022107 โ€ โ€กDirections in A&P Teaching | Where We've Been & Where We Are Going | Future Trends

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Debriefing concepts from the past year
Revisiting last year's predictions
Future trends and predictions in teaching A&P
Remembering Linda Swisher
12/06/2021106 โ€ โ€กUngrading With Standards-Based Grading | A Chat With Staci Johnson

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Alternative grading
Standards based grading
Book Club: Ungrading: Why Rating Students Undermines Learning (and What to Do Instead) by Susan D. Blum
Kevin's long winter's nap
11/15/2021105 โ€ โ€กIs Anatomy Finished? | Review of New Discoveries

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Continuing discovery in anatomy
Fabella bone
Barrier macrophages
Button & zipper junctions
Lymph node micro-organs
Bone vessels
Tubarial salivary glands
11/01/2021104 โ€ โ€กShould Students Change Answers? | Journal Club with Krista Rompolski

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Learning research
Test taking strategies
Changing answers on tests
Student success on exams
10/18/2021103 โ€ โ€กGrading for Proficiency | Book Club: The One World School House

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Proficiency Grading
Pitfalls of Test Averaging or Totals
Importance of Foundational Concepts
Example of Proficiency Grading
Book Club: The One World School House: Education Reimagined by Salman Khan
10/04/2021102 โ€ โ€กOnline Testing Effectiveness Data | Turning My Gray Hair Brown

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Stats on Effectiveness of Online Testing Scheme
Hair Graying Reversal
Hippocampus as a Storyteller
How Master/Mastery Can Be Problematic
09/20/2021101 โ€ โ€กEven MORE Test Answers | Normal Body Temperature?

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The Concept of "Normal"
What is Normal Body Temperature?
Practical Tips for an Open, Online, Randomized Testing Scheme
09/06/2021100 โ€ โ€กMore Quizzing About Kevin's Wacky Testing Scheme | Book Club

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More on Patton Method of testing as teaching
Open Tests & Board Exams
Student Challenge of Test Items
Test Debriefing
Book Club: Ken Bain's What The Best College Teachers Do
08/16/2021099 โ€ โ€กQuizzed About Tests | FAQs About Patton Test Strategies

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Patton Method of testing as teaching
Multiple Retakes, Retrieval Practice, Spacing
Cumulative Testing, Interleaving
High & Low Stakes
Formative & Summative Tests
Open Book Testing
Online Test Integrity
08/01/2021098 โ€ โ€กStar Power Helps Students Identify Learning Goals

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Strategies to help students identify learning goals
Textbooks should not remain invisible
How cilia are involved in COVID-19
Soap as a cellular defense strategy
07/18/2021097 โ€ โ€กSix More Textbook Tricks

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Transparency about the course textbook
Reading and raiding the textbook
Honoring the textbook
(You) read the textbook
Teach student how to read their textbook
Loving & learning about textbooks
07/04/2021096 โ€ โ€กEven More Slide Tricks | Ultimate Effective Teaching Presentations

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How to make slide presentations more effective
Aligning preferred terminology
Using title slides to engage learners
Selecting the best presentation mode
Telling the story
06/20/2021095 โ€ โ€กMore Slide Tricks | Effective Teaching Presentations

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Effective teaching with slides
Less text, more story
Chunking slide content
Using art effectively
06/06/2021094 โ€ โ€กDo A&P Textbooks Have Too Much Content?

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How to teach with extra content in A&P textbooks
The color of a marking pen may send unintended signals
Tunneling nanotubes (TNTs)
Greek names for SARS-CoV-2 variants
How teeth sense cold
05/16/2021093 โ€ โ€กWeight Stigma! The Difficult Cadaver | Journal Club Episode

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How dissecting large body donors plays into weight-bias attitudes of future health professionals
The pervasiveness and effects of weight stigma among health professionals
05/02/2021092 โ€ โ€กAre We Answering Student Questions? | Science Updates

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Listening & responding in ways that help students
A new discovery regarding plaques in the brain
A new way to get A&P science & teaching updates
04/18/2021091 โ€ โ€กBurnout! A Chat with Rebecca Pope-Ruark

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What is Burnout?
How do we deal with burnout?
How can we prevent burnout?
How can we support our burned-out peers?
Our students?
04/05/2021090 โ€ โ€กTaking Bold Steps in Teaching | Notetaking | Science Updates

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Dealing with Resistance to New Teaching Strategies
Notetaking: Pens or Laptops?
The Pandemic Twenty
Is Diluting Blood Plasma a Fountain of Youth?
03/18/2021089 โ€ โ€กSmooth Teaching with Slides: Animations to Dramatize the Story of Anatomy & Physiology | Science Updates

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Using Easy Animation Effects to Help Students Focus on Important Elements of Our Story
Background Noise in the Brain
Exercise Triggers Immune Cell Development in Bone
Mitochondrial Organization during Mitosis
How Old Will We Get?
02/24/2021088 โ€ โ€กThe Proper Order of Topics in A&P | Leaderboards | Student Frustration

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Sequencing topics in the A&P course
Using leaderboard competition in gamification strategy of teaching & learning
Student frustration during pandemic teaching & learning
02/09/2021087 โ€ โ€กMicro-Credentials & Gamification in the A&P Course | Brown & Black Skin | Refresher Tests

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Digital microcredentials in the A&P course
Gamification with badges in higher education
Dark skin color & clinical signs for future health professionals
Refresher tests get students ready for A&P
01/27/2021086 โ€ โ€กWhat a Year! | Pandemic Teaching & More | A Reflection

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Annual debrief & review of the third year of this podcast
Professional development community for A&P professors
Coping with and recovering from pandemic teaching
01/04/2021085 โ€ โ€กStudent Evaluations of Teaching II: Proactive, Active, & Reactive Strategies

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Strategies to Improve Student Evaluations of Teaching (SETs), Help Students Evaluate Professionally, and Many More Tips for Dealing with Concerns About SETs.
12/21/2020084 โ€ โ€กStudent Evaluations of Teaching I: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

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Concerns About Faculty Evaluations | Useful & Harmful Evaluations | The Concern About Anonymity | Fairness of Student Evaluations of Teaching
12/07/2020083 โ€ โ€กActual Learning vs. Feeling of Learning | Journal Club Episode

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Krista Rompolski brings a journal article on the feeling of learning vs. actual learning, why they differ, and how to fix it
11/23/2020082 โ€ โ€กBones: Inside and Outโ€”A Chat with Dr. Roy Meals

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Interview with Roy A. Meals, MD, author of the new book Bones: Inside and Out
What students need to appreciate about bones
Bone terminology
Being clear and simple when teaching about bones
Learning over time
11/09/2020081 โ€ โ€กThe Cheater! Academic Integrity in Remote Learning

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Cheating in the era of pandemic/post-pandemic teaching
Academic integrity in remote learning
Consequences of cheating
Anti-cheating strategies
Plagiarism & Rogeting
10/26/2020080 โ€ โ€กNew Organ, Dam Protons, & Our Secret Language

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Have scientists discovered a new major salivary gland? (tuberial salivary gland)
The continuing saga of making ATP (Those Dam Protons)
Does A&P have a secret language?
Word Dissection:
torus tuberius
10/12/2020079 โ€ โ€กKrebs Cycle: The Horror

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Teaching the Krebs cycle with playful storytelling.
The variability of anatomy terms.
09/28/2020078 โ€ โ€กDesirable Difficulty

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Desirable difficulties from spaced retrieval practice & interleaving.
The A&P Professor's online community is still receiving "insider" applications.
A 4-stranded form of DNA.
Even more tips on Zoom meetings.
09/14/2020077 โ€ โ€กStress & Community

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The A&P Professor's online community is now open!
Acronyms: who needs them?
Word Dissections:
08/24/2020076 โ€ โ€กThe Surprising Power of Digital Textbooks

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Digital textbooks are here to stay
Digital textbook features can be leveraged for powerful teaching & learning
Two arm lengths is not 2 m nor even 6 ftโ€” but one arm span is close
Book Club: Digital Minimalism (picked by Mike Pascoe)
08/10/2020075 โ€ โ€กThe Syllabus Special

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Syllabus strategies
Do students read it?
Reading & Raiding
1st-day activities
Basic Elements
Warnings & safety
Long syllabi
07/29/2020074 โ€ โ€กBack to Campus Pandemic Teaching

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Back-to-campus-pandemic-teaching guide to introducing new room set-up & procedures
Book Club:
Resilienceโ€”The Science of Mastering Life's Greatest Challenges
07/15/2020073 โ€ โ€กZoom Fatigue and Other Symptoms of Pandemic Teaching

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Zoom Fatigue
Pandemic Heart
Updating our CV's skill list
Sensory updates
Word Dissection:
stress cardiomyopathy
takotsubo cardiomyopathy
apical ballooning syndrome
Book Club:
The Concise Book of Muscles
06/29/2020072 โ€ โ€กEven More Pandemic Teaching Tips

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Still Pandemic Teaching
The Other Pandemic: Racism
Faculty Office in a Box
The Media-Friendly Faculty Office
An Apology
06/15/2020071 โ€ โ€กFaculty Mindsets & Minority Student Achievement Gaps: Journal Club

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Journal Club (with Krista Rompolski) explores a study showing that fixed mindset vs. Growth Mindset in STEM faculty impacts achievement among under-represented minority undergrad students
Book Club: Mindset
Please share:
Pandemic Teaching (free download)
06/02/2020070 โ€ โ€กTest Question Templates Help Students Learn

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Greg Crowther explains Test Question Templates (TQTs)
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Pandemic Teaching (free download)
05/18/2020069 โ€ โ€กContent Delivery Style: Journal Club

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Journal Club (with Krista Rompolski) discusses content delivery style's effects on learning
A new seminar on Running Concept Lists is available at the website
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Pandemic Teaching (free download)
05/04/2020068 โ€ โ€กยงRevisiting Retrieval Practice | New Journal Club

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Retrieval practices is still the best way to learnโ€” we revisit Kevin's method
Krista Rompolski will be hosting a new segment: TAPP Journal Club
Free offer from ADInstruments
Please share:
Pandemic Teaching (free download)
04/20/2020067 โ€ โ€กยงSimple Ideas for Pandemic Teaching

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Simple formula for remote teaching
Zoombombing revisited
Video walk-throughs
Pandemic teaching resource guide
Free offer from ADInstruments
Book Club:
Pandemic Teaching (free download)
04/03/2020066 โ€ โ€กยงPREVIEW
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Slides Serve the Story of Anatomy & Physiology

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Simple slides support our story of A&P
FFT: fumbling first try
Free online lab platform
Virtual conferences
Book Club:
Presentation Zen (Reynolds)
Word Dissection:
03/25/2020065 โ€ โ€กBONUS EPISODE
Still Moving Our Course to Remote

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Slashing content (really)
Being present
Webinar Skills
Feedback Tips
Teaching at Home
03/16/2020064 โ€ โ€กPREVIEW
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Getting Ready for Memory Palaces with Chase DiMarco | Bonus Episode 64

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Memory Palaces with Chase DiMarco

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Memory palaces with Chase DiMarco
Memory techniques we can share with our students
Textbook & Academic Authors Association
Word Dissection:
mnemonic (again)
loci (locus)
03/14/2020064b โ€ โ€กBONUS EPISODE
Quickly Moving to Remote Deliveryโ€”The Musical

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19 tips for quickly shifting from face-to-face to online or other remote options.
Sing-along music from Greg Crowther that teaches concepts.
No dancing, though.
02/26/2020063b โ€ โ€กBONUS EPISODE
Mid Winter Winterizing of our Courses

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Strategies & Tips for Flu Season and Potential Pandemic Infections
Social Distancing to Reduce Spread of Disease
Preparing Our Courses for Student & Teacher Absences
02/24/2020063 โ€ โ€กPREVIEW
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Mistakes in Teaching Anatomy & Physiology

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Making mistakes in teaching. In front of students!
How stress causes gray hair.
An X-lymphocyte is discovered.
Word Dissection:
Imposter syndrome
02/06/2020062 โ€ โ€กPREVIEW
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Another Big Year in Teaching Anatomy & Physiology

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Review & debrief of the 2nd full year of The A&P Professor podcast
Word Dissection:
01/23/2021061 โ€ โ€กยงPREVIEW
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The Prerequisite Problem in the A&P Course

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Issues & questions surrounding required prerequisites for the A&P course
Transplant effects in the human genome
Hazards of Wi-Fi effects in the body
Word Dissection:
01/09/2020060 โ€ โ€กยงPREVIEW
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Even More Flashcards: Ultimate Hidden Powers Unleashed

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Flashcards 3: advanced techniques (including emojis, concept lists, concept maps)
Tribute to the late Bruce McEwen, stress scientist
A new sponsor: ADInstruments
Word Dissection:
allostasis and allostatic
emoji and emoticon
Word Dissection:
obverse & reverse
mnemonic & pneumonic
12/25/2019059 โ€ โ€กPREVIEW
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More Flashcards: Hidden Powers Unleashed

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Flashcards 2: intermediate techniques (including levitation)
The term pseudogene may be misleading
Junk-DNA analogy
Podcasts may be safe and effective sleep aids
BONUS: Dr. ZZzzz on "Influenza"
obverse & reverse
mnemonic & pneumonic
12/12/2019058 โ€ โ€กPREVIEW
Episode 58 Intro | TAPP Radio Preview

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Flashcards: Hidden Powers

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Flashcards: the learning science behind them and some intermediate techniques
Gene therapy can grow new adult brain cells
Some can hear when they don't have olfactory bulbs
Word Dissection:
cribriform plate
NG2 cell or NG2 glia
flashcard (evolved from hornbooks)
11/27/2019057 โ€ โ€กPREVIEW
Episode 57 Intro | TAPP Radio Preview

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Warnings & Safety Tips in the A&P Syllabus

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Warnings for the A&P syllabus
Safety tips in the A&P syllabus
HAPS awards
Nuzzel newsletter
TAPP app features
Podcast Review Show clip featuring TAPP Radio
Word Dissection:
syllabus, syllabi, syllabuses (revisited)
11/15/2020056 โ€ โ€กPREVIEW
Episode 56 Intro | TAPP Radio Preview

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More on Spelling, Case, & Grammar

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Clarifying a hard line on misspelling as part of a formative testing regimen
glycoRNA โ€”what is it?
Do macrophages form barriers in joints?
How best to label models for lab practicals?
Word Dissection:
formative [assessment]
summative [assessment]
practical (lab test)
rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
04/05/2021055 โ€ โ€กCommunication, Clarity, & Medical Errors

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Is Spelling Important?
Alternate Spellings
A Case for Proper Case
Professionalism as Course Objective
BONUS handouts only inside the TAPP APP
Word Dissection:
[letter] case (upper and lower)

10/21/2019054 โ€ โ€กRevisiting A&P Learning Outcomes

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Release of Updated A&P Learning Outcomes from HAPS
Vaccination Time Matters
Neurons That Cause Forgetting
Word Dissection:
isovolumic & isovolumetric
hemopoiesis & hematopoiesis
CD8 cell

10/07/2019054a โ€ โ€กCells & Oxygen Availability | Nobel Special

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2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in how cells sense & adapt to oxygen availability
Context in the A&P course
09/30/2019053 โ€ โ€กHow to Amplify Learning in A&P

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Amplifying learning in our courses
Role of exosomes in metastasis of cancer
How activity affects heart shape
Jargon: show notes & episode page
Word Dissection:
extracellular vesicle (EV)
09/16/2019052 โ€ โ€กThe Case for Case Studies

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Case studies in teaching A&P
Brain mapping issues
Reversing biological age
Genes for left-handedness
Tips for answering frustrating student questions
Word Dissection:
case [study]
atlas (as in anatomy atlas or as in first cervical vertebra)
09/02/2019051 โ€ โ€กThe Case for Transparency

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Transparency in this podcast
Transparency in our courses
Revisiting new neurons in the adult brain
Olfaction & gustation overlap
Understanding mouse vs. human brains
AAA gets a new name & new look!
Word Dissection:
subventricular zone (SVZ)
08/12/2019050 โ€ โ€กConnecting in the Distance Course Special

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Classic segments about supporting students in distance & hybrid courses to improve retention & student success
07/29/2019049 โ€ โ€กThe Silent Teacher Special

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Classic segments about the humanity of human body donors (and reproductions made from them)
Three related book recommendations
07/15/2019048 โ€ โ€กThe Storytelling Special

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Classic segments about teaching as a form of storytelling
07/01/2019047 โ€ โ€กThe Human Microbial System

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Teachers vs robots in the age of AI
Special episodes coming!
Podcast award nomination
Teaching the human microbiome
Word Dissection:
artificial intelligence (AI)
06/17/2019046 โ€ โ€กThe Wallenda Model of Homeostasis

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Bone growth update
Measles & immune amnesia
Wallenda Model (highwire) of homeostasis
Word Dissection:
chondroprogenitor cell
epiphysis & epiphyseal plate
06/04/2019045 โ€ โ€กThe Fishbowl Model of Homeostasis

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Addressing professor poll
Unveiling The Anatomy & Physiology Professor
Concept list seminar
Fishbowl Model of homeostasis
Word Dissection:
sodium & Na/natrium
potassium & K/kalium
05/20/2019044 โ€ โ€กHow Our Students Address Us

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Semi-identical twinning
Easy way to sort student papers for grading/recording
Stickers & gamification
How students address faculty
Word Dissection:
tripolar [spindle]
05/06/2019043 โ€ โ€กHuman Anatomic Variation

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Fabella bone
Situs inversus
Variety of Variations
Word Dissection:
anatomic vs. anatomical
physiologic vs. physiological
situs inversus
situs solitus
fabella (pl. fabellae)
04/22/2019042 โ€ โ€กKevin's Unofficial Guide to the HAPS Annual Conference | 2019 Edition

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Kevin's insights & tips for getting the most out of the HAPS Conference
Revisiting Kevin's Law of Professional Development
Mindi Fried & Jerry Anzalone call in
Greg Crowther's A&P songs
Word Dissection:
04/08/2019041 โ€ โ€กMore on Eponyms in A&P Terminology

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Eponyms again! (Mike Pascoe calls in)
Update in adult brain neurogenesis
More on finding media for teaching
What we call our students
Word Dissection:
duodenumย pl.,ย duodena or duodenums
03/25/2019040 โ€ โ€กThe Eponym Episode

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What is an eponym?
Modern use of eponyms
Another problem with eponyms
How to deal with eponyms in our A&P course
Word Dissection:
haversian canal
03/11/2019039 โ€ โ€กLanguage of Muscles: A Strategy for Learning

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The literal meaning of muscle names can be mnemonic aids for students.
Functions of the cerebellum.
Liver anticipates food.
Exercise, diet, metabolism, body weight.
Word Dissection:
02/25/2019038 โ€ โ€กMid-Semester Check-Ins Keep Your A&P Course on Track

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Why wait until it's too late to survey your students?
What happens when you swallow a Lego?
The gut makes 10% of blood.
Why must sperm be fast?
Our new sponsor is revealed!
Word Dissection:
chimera, chimerism
progenitor cell
02/11/2019037 โ€ The Last Best Story in Teaching Anatomy & Physiology

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The "last best story" to emphasize the changing nature of science.
Adult neurogenesis (yet again).
Is sacral outflow sympathetic?
More about feedback in online tests.
Anatomical compass & anatomical rosette.
Reserve hematopoiesis.
Word Dissection:
hematopoietic stem cell (HSC)
[anatomical] rosette
01/28/2019036 โ€ A Big Year in Teaching Anatomy & Physiology

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Looking back over a big (first) year of this podcast.
Adam Rich calls in with a question about test feedback for students.
Have scientists found a new set of blood vessels in bone?
01/14/2019035 โ€ Big Ideas: The Essential Concepts of A&P

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How students can/should find the kinda big ideas (core concepts) of A&P
ApoB or LDL tests?
How oxytocin works
Smell affects stress
12/31/2018034 โ€ Power Tips for Dissection Activities

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Two different strategies to make dissection activities more focused and meaningful
Free summer neuroscience workshop
Ganglion cells in the retina
12/17/2018033 โ€ Test Frequency in A&P

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Listener Krista Rompolski asks about testing frequency in the A&P course
Genes for red hair
Making the somatosensory map
What about those preview episodes?
12/03/2018032 โ€ Helping Students With Test Anxiety

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Bonus episode
Tips on helping students with test anxiety
Mitochondrial inheritance
Cardiac stem cells
Free access to journal articles
11/19/2018031 โ€ The Elephant Episode

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Kevin's experience with elephants gives insights on human skin
Netrin-1 is a protein needed to form memories in the brain
11/05/2018030 โ€ The Nazi Anatomists - A Conversation with Aaron Fried

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Aaron Fried discusses illustrations produced by Nazi anatomists & still in use today
Update in epigenetics
Handedness in cells
HAPS sponsors TAPP podcast
10/22/2018029The Silent Teacher - A Conversation with Aaron Fried

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Aaron Fried discusses body donation and respect for our "silent teachers"
Why is this podcast so loud?
AAA sponsors our transcripts!
Features of the TAPP app.
Your homework!
10/08/2018028Using Media in Our A&P Course - Advice From Barbara Waxer

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Chat with a Media/copyright expert on using media properly in our course
Update on the number of genes in the human genome
Discovery of a new sensory structure in the gut
09/24/2018027Understanding How We Learn, a Chat with Yana Weinstein & Megan Sumeracki

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Conversation With the Authors of a New Book About Learning Science
Myosin & Actin Hook Up in Red Blood Cells
09/10/2018026Modeling Professional Integrity

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A new micro-organ in our lymph nodes?
Daily Nuzzel newsletter with curated headlines for A&P teachers
Succeed in A&P podcast mentioned us!
Modeling professional integrity
The A&P Student blog
08/27/2018025Promoting Academic Integrity in Our Courses

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Practical tips for promoting a culture of professional integrity and honesty in the A&P course.
Greg Crowther sings "A Physiologist's Blessing"
Buttons & zippers in lymphatic capillaries
08/13/2018024The Syllabus Episode | BONUS

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Do students read the syllabus? What is a syllabus?
Reading and raiding the syllabus
First-day activities | A syllabus quiz?
Basic elements of a syllabus
More things to put in a syllabus
Study strategies, extra topics, & FAQs
08/06/2018023EVEN MORE Tricks for Retention & Success in Online Courses

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Medical mitochondria
Recap of Parts 1 & 2
Reaching out to at-risk students
Importance of feedback
07/23/201802249 MORE Tricks for Retention & Success in Online Courses

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Syllabuses or syllabI?
Recap of Part 1
Bringing faces to class
The featured topic continues in the next episode
07/09/201802149 Tricks for Retention & Success in Online Courses

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Transcripts available
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How to connect with this podcast
The featured topic continues in the next episode
06/25/2018020Reading A&P Terms Out Loud Helps Reading Comprehension

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How many genes in the human genome?
Free book of brain facts
Expand the reach of this podcast
Why students should read A&P terms out loud
Binge much?
06/11/2018019Caring for Students Helps Them Succeed

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Summer schedule reminder
Giving lecture slides to students
TAPP APP update
Sleeping in on weekends
Commit to caring for A&P Students
05/26/2018018Contour Drawing Helps Students Learn Anatomy

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Interview with Paul Krieger
New apps available!
Shift to biweekly schedule
05/21/2018017 bKevin's Unofficial Guide to the HAPS Annual Conference

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Kevin's Law of Professional Development
Tips to get the most out of the HAPS conference
Why you should bring business cards and index cards
05/14/2018017End-of-Term Reviews Help Keep Your Course on Track

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Mamillary or mammillary?
A course review can help you leave the semester ready for a more restful break.
05/08/2018016How Do YOU Pronounce It?

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News & Notes: keeping the brain alive, new form of DNA in cells, HAPS road trip
Pronunciation of A&P terms
The A&P Student blog
04/30/2018015Actin & Myosin - A Love Story

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Why is the Golgi apparatus so oddly shaped?
A love-story analogy for teaching muscle contraction.
04/23/2018014Are Learning Styles Real? Why or Why Not?

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Adult brains CAN grow new neurons.
Come to HAPS 2018!
Learning styles
04/16/2018013Playful & Serious Is the Perfect Combo for A&P

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Meatus is a weird word.
Convenient ways to subscribe to The A&P Professor podcast.
Playfulness helps tell the stories of the human body, as do analogies.
04/09/2018012Storytelling is the Heart of A&P

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Microglia nibble synapses to remodel neural circuits.
Kevin's new online seminar outlines 5 strategies for long-term learning.
Tips for telling the story of the human body effectively.
04/02/2018011Test Debriefing Boosts Student Learning

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Has a new organ been discovered?
Systematic debriefing after a test helps students learn.
03/26/2018010Nine Super Strategies for Teaching the Skeleton

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Teaching the human skeleton
New Alexa skill for this podcast
Free media resources from the NSF
03/19/2018009Supporting Returning Learners

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Returning learners
Peripersonal neuron
Get daily headlines for A&P teachers
03/12/2018008Running Concept Lists Help Students Make Connections

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Running concept lists
Neurogenesis in adult brains
Cells hate calcium
Let's hear your take
03/05/2018007Teaching For Long-Term Learning

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Teaching for long term learning
Hot mitochondria
Secrets of the Campus Cadavers (podcast)
02/26/2018006Give Your Course a Half Flip With a Full Twist

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Flipped A&P class
New blood test for concussion
Green pens for grading
02/19/2018005Concept Maps Help Students Find Their Way

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Concept maps
Blood doping
02/12/2018004Cumulative Tests Make Learning Last

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Cumulative testing
Genetics update
Call in | subscribe | review & rate
Short video walk-throughs
02/06/2018003Pre-Tests Power-Boost Learning

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Pre-Tests to Enhance Learning
How many proteins are in a cell?
Online Resource list from the Anatomical Society
Sneeze injuries
01/27/2018002Testing As a Teaching Strategy

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Testing as teaching
2018 HAPS annual conference
2017 blood pressure guidelines
01/23/2018001Intro | Spaced Retrieval Practice

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Spaced retrieval practice
HAPS regional mtg in St Louis
Platelets in immunity
Introducing TAPP Radio

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30-second introduction to this podcast
* Transcripts & captioning of this episode supported by AAA, the American Association for Anatomy anatomy.org
โ€  Marketing support by HAPS, the Human Anatomy & Physiology Society theAPprofessor.org/haps
โ€ก Distribution costs paid by NYCC's online graduate program in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction [HAPI] northeastcollege.edu/hapi
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