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Hear from Ryan DeNault, a student at The State University of New York College at Cortland, as he shares his perspective on learning A&P—both in the classroom and fully digital in the wake of the pandemic. Although he is a Fitness Development major, he enjoys teaching and helping his fellow students in human anatomy. Perhaps he will become an A&P instructor one day!  
Part III of a three-part podcast series, highlighting McGraw Hill's new 3D rotatable models. Join Valerie Kramer and Michael Koot, PhD, (McGraw Hill) as they talk with A&P instructor David Ansardi, PhD, at Calhoun Community College. Hear tips to drive student engagement from Dr. Ansardi and learn how he implements the 3D models and other assets of APR for a successful student and instructor experience!
Part II of a three-part podcast series, highlighting McGraw Hill's new 3D rotatable models. Join Valerie Kramer and Michael Koot, PhD, (McGraw Hill) as they discuss ways to implement and use the 3D models in the A&P course. New features allow instructor control and creativity to help students learn! 
Part I of a 3-part series, highlighting McGraw Hill's new 3D Rotatable Models! Join Valerie Kramer, Michael Koot, PhD, (McGraw Hill) as they talk with Andrew Swift, MS, FAMI, Partner/Director of Medical Science at ISO-Form. As a medical illustrator, Andrew shares how the 3D models were created and the incredible process the team works through to make them ideal for the higher education A&P course! 
Accessibility is one of McGraw Hill's key initiatives—and incredibly important for the future of learning. Join host Valerie Kramer and Lisa Nicks (McGraw Hill) as we talk about what accessibility means and why it's so important in everything we do. Accessibility: When a person with a disability is afforded the opportunity to acquire the same information, engage in the same interactions, and enjoy the same services as a person without a disability in an equally integrated and equally effective manner, with substantially equivalent ease of use.—The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Education
Listen to hear some of the top things higher education has learned from the COVID-19 pandemic and how it will likely shape the future. Join host Valerie Kramer, McGraw Hill, as she returns to the podcast and summarizes research from a May 2021 report by Tyton Partners and the Association of Chief Academic Officers (ACAO). Read more in this article published by Fierce Education. What challenges did we face? 1. Student Engagement, 2. Inclusion, 3. Effective Digital LearningWhat did we learn to shape the Fall semester? 1. Provide faculty support2. Quality digital tools are important3. Expand professional development 4. Evaluate the impact on various student populations5. Ensure students have access to necessary equipment
Listen to this episode with Jim Connely & Matt Garcia (McGraw Hill). Jim interviews Matt about the new upgrades to Anatomy & Physiology Revealed!  With Anatomy & Physiology Revealed, you can customize anatomical/cadaver views, animations and imaging in APR for your students. Based on this customized view, we have an assignment feature in Connect. You can use this for lecture or lab prep and for many other aspects of your course! In this interview, we talk about accessibility and many other features to make 100% that EVERY student can have access to a virtual cadaver and lab experience. 
Please join Jim Connely (McGraw Hill Education) & Richard Pirkle (Tennessee Tech University), as they talk about the importance of connecting lecture and lab concepts. Richard talks about how "context" helps students learn topics quicker and more effectively.  In this podcast, Richard talks about strategies in the physical lab PLUS he talks about how he uses McGraw Hill Virtual Labs with Saladin A&P Connect for the best results. Making Connections with lecture and labDesign an interactive experience that allows students to learn through doing and visualizing.Students appreciate applied learning and low-stress assignments, resulting in increased classroom participation and engagement.Authentic assignments reinforce the application of concepts learned in lecture to a simulated lab experience.
Listen to this episode with Jim Connely & Matt Garcia (McGraw Hill). Jim interviews Matt about the new upgrade to A&P Prep! This brand new module is available right now. You can now assign Prep for ANY system in the Human Body plus we have a study skill covered too. The rebuild addresses accessibility and if you listen to this episode closely, you will have an opportunity to earn some McGraw Hill SWAG! Email your replies to: or
Join Jim Connely (McGraw-Hill Education) and Bill Hoover (Bunker Hill Community College) as they discuss the new assignment features in Anatomy & Physiology Revealed.  Assign real dissection activities with 3D features and enhanced Connect functionality. Bill talks about how you can extend your students knowledge and reinforce basics through clinical applications and other key features in APR. Bill shares his top 3 tips for teaching online with APR! As a 17 year user of APR, you will learn some insights from Dr. Bill Hoover! About Dr. Hoover Dr. William Hoover is the CEO of 529 LLC and cofounder and former President of Tuatara Corporation, educational technology companies in Boston, MA. He is also the Chair of Anatomy and Physiology at Bunker Hill Community College in Boston, Massachusetts. In addition, he is an author of digital learning assets, Adaptive Learning Technologies and Digital Lab Simulators. For the past 7 years, he has conducted digital pedagogical research under a nationally funded STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) grant. His research focuses on how students learn, and faculty most effectively teach, with emerging digital tools. In addition, for the past 5 years he has served as a Digital Faculty Consultant for McGraw-Hill, providing curricular and instructional design assistance to colleges, universities, and career programs. The design provides alignment to accrediting board standards and outcomes. In 2011, he was chosen as one of 50 individuals across the world to speak in Oxford, England at their annual roundtable to discuss the impact of technology in higher education. He was awarded the NISOD award for teaching excellence in 2010, and in 2009 he received the Private Industry Council’s “P.I.C. Achiever Award” for helping Boston Inner City High School’s digitally align their curriculum to Boston area Colleges, so students could make a successful academic transition. 
Lead author Valerie O'Loughlin, PhD (Indiana University School of Medicine), shares updates and insights into the new edition of McKinley (MOB) A&P: An Integrated Approach, now in the 4th Edition! McKinley/O'Loughlin/Bidle's Anatomy and Physiology: An Integrative Approach, 4th edition brings many elements of the study of A&P together in unique ways to maximize understanding. Anatomy and physiology are covered within each chapter, emphasizing the interdependence of body systems by weaving prior coverage of one system into textual explanations of how other systems work. 
It's a new year and after 2020's transition to fully online, we want to make it easier than ever for you! Join Valerie Kramer (McGraw Hill), as she shares some of McGraw Hill's brand new assets available for A&P and ideas to implement them into your course. Whether you've never used McGraw Hill before or have used it for years, this is a great opportunity to integrate these tools into your Spring semester and beyond. 
In honor of Valentine's Day, Jim Connely (interim host) talks about Dr. Michael Koot's (McGraw Hill) article about how to integrate the new Heart rotatable 3D model, including the top five views! 3D models in Anatomy & Physiology Revealed (APR) provide students students with a great perspective and allows them to see the spatial relationship between structures they can't see in a flat image.  How might you use the Heart 3D model in your course?Create an assignment using the Anatomy & Physiology Revealed Connect Assignment type. Any APR Connect Assignment can include an activity that uses one of the available 3D models.Learn more about the APR Connect Assignment here: the “Create link” feature to bookmark an interesting view you have created with the 3D model. You can then share this link with your students or use it to quickly access this specific view of the 3D model during lecture or lab for demonstration purposes.Create an Active Learning Activity. A scavenger hunt makes APR even more engaging and fun. Give your students a specific task with the 3D model and ask them to copy their link and send it to you when they have completed the task. For example, you might tell them to find a view in the heart 3D model that will allow them to observe the septomarginal trabecula piercing the anterior papillary muscle.
We've flipped the script! Join Jim Connely (McGraw Hill), as he talks with Valerie Kramer (current Succeed in A&P host) about some lessons learned from the online transition COVID-19 placed on the Spring 2020 semester. Tips from utilizing your LMS, accessibility—and taking your lab course online. Oh, and you won't want to miss the surprise giveaway at the end! Reach out to And, learn more about McGraw Hill's virtual/online labs at the following links: Connect Virtual Labs Anatomy & Physiology Revealed (APR)
Now in its 17th year, Anatomy & Physiology Revealed (APR) has some exciting enhancements that bring more customization to your online or face-to-face course: New! 3D Models allow students to see the spatial relationships between structures. Read more about how to incorporate in your course, here. Animations. With actions and views—and attachments. Customizable Custom Link Feature. Read more here. Coming in 2021: APR Integration with Connect for even more customization and Coming in 2021: Integration of Practice Atlas with APR. Want to listen to more shows about APR? Check out these episodes: Tools to Move your Lab Course OnlineNew! 3D Rotatable Models to Engage StudentsThis Tool will Make your Course More ProductiveGet Creative and See Engagement Soar
Join Valerie Kramer (McGraw Hill) and McGraw Hill Lead Product Developer, Lora Neyens, as they discuss behind-the-scenes of bringing the new Connect Virtual Labs to students and instructors around the world! Connect Virtual Labs, officially launched May 1, 2020, is a solution for an online lab replacement, preparation or makeup, created from instructor and student feedback. New technology makes these realistic lab simulations user- and mobile-friendly, and more accessible for all students! 
Join Michael Koot, PhD (McGraw-Hill) as he shares advice and tools to successfully move the lab portion of your A&P course to fully digital. Go easy on yourself, be flexible, and utilize digital tools available! Michael describes ways to incorporate tools like Anatomy & Physiology Revealed, Practice Atlas, and Connect Virtual Labs ( Not a current user of McGraw-Hill? We are here to help by offering all of these tools at no cost during this time. Please share more about your course at this link:, so we can get you set up as quickly as possible.
A&P Instructor Nahel Awadallah (Nash Community College) shares his tips for successful remote learning. With more than 20 years experience in education and half of those years with courses fully online, he provides great advice, from tools like Tegrity and Virtual Labs—to ideas of changing your perspective and the importance of communication. You won't want to miss this!     This is the second in a series of podcasts dedicated to moving courses online quickly in the wake of the news and recent school closings. 
With recent events, it's time to think about getting your A&P course online! This is the first in a series of podcasts that will share ideas and advice for successful remote learning. Join Valerie Kramer ( and Jim Connely ( as they discuss moving your course online. It's all about communication, organization—and keeping it simple!          Inspiration comes from a recent article by professors Stephanie Moore (University of Virginia) and Charles B. Hodges (Georgia Southern University). You can find their article at: 
To kick off 2020, Valerie Kramer (McGraw-Hill) welcomes special guest—student Carly Franklin (University of Dubuque)—to share her perspective on passing the A&P course and how it has helped her have success in nursing school. 
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