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Host Kevin Patton discusses the importance of the course syllabus in setting the tone for a course and helping to create a positive course culture. He includes a list of practical steps we can take as we review and update our anatomy and physiology course syllabus. 00:00 | Introduction 02:02 | What, If Anything, Is a Course Syllabus? 13:03 | Sponsored by AAA 14:16 | Sparking a Course Culture 23:58 | Sponsored by HAPI 25:07 | Odds & Ends: Part 1 36:13 | Sponsored by HAPS 37:28| Odds & Ends: Part 2 47:15 | Staying Connected ★ If you cannot see or activate the audio player, go to: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-120.html 🏅 Apply for your credential (badge/certificate) for listening to this episode: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-120.html/#badge ❓ 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, Facebook, Blogger, Revue, Tumblr, or Instagram! @theAPprofessor 📰 Get the thrice-weekly TAPP Science & Education Updates theAPprofessor.org/updates A typical syllabus is a boring list of mostly unrelated rules, regulations, and procedures. Wouldn't it work better if our syllabus was instead an engaging, illustrated story? (Kevin Patton)   What, If Anything, Is a Syllabus? 11 minutes Getting the plural form of syllabus straightened out, we explore what sorts of syllabus exist and which one we'll focus on in this episode. Below are some other episodes related to the anatomy and physiology course syllabus: ★ The Syllabus Special | TAPP 75 ★ Warnings & Safety Tips in the A&P Syllabus | Episode 57 ★ The Syllabus Episode | Bonus | Episode 24 ★ Are You a Warm Demander? | TAPP 115 ★ The Inclusive Anatomy & Physiology Course | Part 1 | TAPP 108 ★ The Inclusive Anatomy & Physiology Course | Part 2 | 8 More Tips to Include All | TAPP 109 ★ The Proper Order of Topics in A&P | Leaderboards | Student Frustration | TAPP 88   Sponsored by AAA 69 seconds A searchable transcript for this episode, as well as the captioned audiogram of this episode, are sponsored by the American Association for Anatomy (AAA) at anatomy.org. Searchable transcript Captioned audiogram  Don't forget—HAPS members get a deep discount on AAA membership!   Sparking a Course Culture 9.5 minutes We sometimes fail to realize the power of a syllabus in providing a foundation—a spark—at the beginning of a course to form a course section's culture. That culture influences every aspect of teaching and learning for the entire term. Let's be artists when it comes to making—and tweaking our A&P course syllabus. ★ Faculty Mindsets & Minority Student Achievement Gaps | Journal Club | TAPP 71 ★ The Cheater! Academic Integrity in Remote Learning | TAPP 81 ★ Are You a Warm Demander? | TAPP 115   Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program 96 seconds The Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction—the MS-HAPI—is a graduate program for A&P teachers, especially for those who already have a graduate/professional degree. A combination of science courses (enough to qualify you to teach at the college level) and courses in contemporary instructional practice, this program helps you be your best in both on-campus and remote teaching. Kevin Patton is a faculty member in this program at Northeast College of Health Sciences. Check it out! northeastcollege.edu/hapi Odds & Ends: Part 1 11 minutes Let's talk about specific, practical things we can do make our syllabus more artful and more effective. How exactly can we make our syllabus smile and chuckle? Why is illustrating our syllabus a good idea? What about transparency? ★ The Case for Transparency | Episode 51 ★ Finding Media | Images and More for Teaching Anatomy & Physiology ★ Using Media in Our A&P Course: Advice From Barbara Waxer | Episode 28   Sponsored by HAPS 72 seconds The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS) is a sponsor of this podcast.  You can help appreciate their support by clicking the link below and checking out the many resources and benefits found there. Watch for virtual town hall meetings and upcoming regional meetings! Please fill out the HAPS Lab Survey! (use either link) ★ form.jotform.com/212574495372159 ★ Alternate link:  theAPprofessor.org/hapslabsurvey Anatomy & Physiology Society theAPprofessor.org/haps   Odds & Ends: Part 2 10 minutes The artful syllabus includes inclusion (see what I did there?), but how can we do that? What if our syllabus is getting too long—what strategies can we use to trim it? Come on, can we really make our syllabus into a story?! What do we mean when we say that students read and raid their syllabus? ★ The Inclusive Anatomy & Physiology Course | Part 1 | TAPP 108 ★ The Inclusive Anatomy & Physiology Course | Part 2 | 8 More Tips to Include All | TAPP 109 ★ The Case for Transparency | Episode 51 ★ Native Land Digital (a starting point for creating a land acknowledgment) AandP.info/81f ★ A Guide to Indigenous Land Acknowledgement AandP.info/n51 ★ Kevin's sample land acknowledgement lionden.com/fis.htm#land ★ Improve Accessibility with Heading Styles (a how-to from Microsoft Support; principles apply to other apps, too) AandP.info/ffq     If the hyperlinks here are not active, go to TAPPradio.org to find the episode page. ★ More details at the episode page: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-120.html ★ Transcript available in the transcript box: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-120.html ★ Need help accessing resources locked behind a paywall? Check out this advice from Episode 32 to get what you need! my-ap.us/paywall Take The A&P Professor experience to the next level! ★ theAPprofessor.org/community Earn cash by referring other A&P faculty to this podcast: ★ theAPprofessor.org/refer Tools & Resources ★ TAPP Science & Education Updates: theAPprofessor.org/updates ★ Amazon: amzn.to/2r6Qa3J ★ Text Expander: theapprofessor.org/textexpander ★ Rev.com: try.rev.com/Cw2nZ ★ Snagit & Camtasia: techsmith.pxf.io/9MkPW ★ Krisp Free Noise-Cancelling App: theAPprofessor.org/krisp ★ JotForm (build forms for free): theAPprofessor.org/jotform ★ QuillBot (writing tools): theAPprofessor.org/quillbot ★ The A&P Professor Logo Items: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/the-a-p-professor Sponsors ★ Transcript and captions for this episode are supported by the American Association for Anatomy | anatomy.org ★ The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society provides marketing support for this podcast | theAPprofessor.org/haps ★ Distribution of this episode is supported by the Northeast College of Health Sciences online graduate program in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction (HAPI) | northeast.edu/hapi Clicking on sponsor links helps let them know you appreciate their support of this podcast! 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Phantasia, forming mental images in our mind's eye, can be enhanced by making effective visually oriented slides. Facts about biology misconceptions can stir things up when they relate to pregnancy and abortion. 00:00 | Introduction 00:41 | Offensive, strongly disagree or disapprove 08:45 | Sponsored by AAA 09:55 | Pregnant People 16:27 | Sponsored by HAPI 17:18 | MInd's Eye: Phantasia 25:42 | Sponsored by HAPS 27:13| Mental Imagery in Slides 40:50| Digital Micro-Credentials 42:33| Single Field of View 49:27 | Staying Connected   ★ If you cannot see or activate the audio player, go to: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-119.html 🏅 Apply for your credential (badge/certificate) for listening to this episode: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-119.html/#badge ❓ 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, Facebook, Blogger, Revue, Tumblr, or Instagram! @theAPprofessor 📰 Get the thrice-weekly TAPP Science & Education Updates theAPprofessor.org/updates Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment. (Will Rogers)   Offensive, strongly disagree or disapprove 8 minutes For the first time in nearly a decade and a half, I got a blog unsubcribe notice that selected "Offensive, strongly disagree or disapprove" as the reason. It's like some of those negative responses we get in student evaluations, isn't it? ★ theAPprofessor.blogspot.com (The A&P Professor blog) ★ Subscribe to The A&P Professor blog (the Feedblitz service) AandP.info/ji6 ★ Pregnancy & Abortion Misconceptions We can Fix in A&P | TAPP 118 ★ Student Evaluations of Teaching I: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly | TAPP 84 ★ Student Evaluations of Teaching II: Proactive, Active, and Reactive Strategies | TAPP 85 ★ Mid-Semester Check-Ins Keep Your A&P Course on Track | Episode 38 ★ Test Debriefing Boosts Student Learning | Episode 11 ★ End-of-Term Reviews Help Keep Your Course on Track | Episode 17   Sponsored by AAA 67 seconds A searchable transcript for this episode, as well as the captioned audiogram of this episode, are sponsored by the American Association for Anatomy (AAA) at anatomy.org. Searchable transcript Captioned audiogram  Don't forget—HAPS members get a deep discount on AAA membership! “Air Anatomy” – Teaching Complex Spatial Anatomy Using Simple Hand Gestures (journal article in Anatomical Sciences Education) AandP.info/e49   Pregnant People 6.5 minutes Oops, it's not only women who can be pregnant. There are men and non-binary people, for example, who can have a uterus and be pregnant. An apology. ★ Pregnancy & Abortion Misconceptions We can Fix in A&P | TAPP 118 ★ Abortion Access Doesn't Only Affect Women (post from CNET) AandP.info/80m ★ Can Men Get Pregnant? (post from Healthline) AandP.info/wn4 ★ PFLAG National Glossary of Terms (reference from the national organization) AandP.info/kyt   Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program 47 seconds The Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction—the MS-HAPI—is a graduate program for A&P teachers, especially for those who already have a graduate/professional degree. A combination of science courses (enough to qualify you to teach at the college level) and courses in contemporary instructional practice, this program helps you be your best in both on-campus and remote teaching. Kevin Patton is a faculty member in this program at Northeast College of Health Sciences. Check it out! northeastcollege.edu/hapi Mind's Eye: Phantasia 8.5 minutes Mental imagery—the mind's eye—is not experienced by everyone in the same way. For some, it's vivid and detailed and for others, it may not be there as a picture at all. It's a spectrum of abilities among humans, apparently. Phantasia is another name for this ability. ★ Mind's Eye (dictionary definition) AandP.info/er5 ★ 'The Mind's Eye': Phrase Meaning & History (post from No Sweat Shakespeare) AandP.info/2xq ★ What Does it Mean to 'See With the Mind's Eye?' (article from The Atlantic) AandP.info/swj ★ Statistics of Mental Imagery (Galton's classic paper from the journal Mind) AandP.info/c23 ★ Can't See Pictures in Your Mind? You're Not Alone. (article from The New York Times) AandP.info/7fc ★ Picture This? Some Just Can’t (article from The New York Times) AandP.info/z0y ★ How memory is disrupted in those with disease linked to learning disabilities (article from ScienceDaily) AandP.info/sgr ★ Memories with a blind mind: Remembering the past and imagining the future with aphantasia (journal article from Cognition) AandP.info/s7u   Sponsored by HAPS 145 seconds The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS) is a sponsor of this podcast.  You can help appreciate their support by clicking the link below and checking out the many resources and benefits found there. Watch for virtual town hall meetings and upcoming regional meetings! Please fill out the HAPS Lab Survey! (use either link) ★ form.jotform.com/212574495372159 ★ Alternate link:  theAPprofessor.org/hapslabsurvey Anatomy & Physiology Society theAPprofessor.org/haps Mental Imagery in Slides 13.5 minutes How does the concept of phantasia—the mind's eye or mential imagery—apply to how we design slides for teaching? Yes, it's yet another segment from the bottomless pit of Kevin's pet theories of how slides should be used in teaching. ★ Instructional design/Reducing cognitive load in multimedia instruction/Cognitive Theory of Multimedia Learning (article posted in Wikiversity) AandP.info/s5b ★ Teaching With Slides ★ Slides Serve the Story of Anatomy & Physiology | Episode 66 ★ More Slide Tricks | Effective Teaching Presentations | TAPP 95 ★ Even More Slide Tricks | Ultimate Teaching Presentations | TAPP 96 ★ Teaching Slides: Smooth and Simple Animations Dramatize the Story of A&P | TAPP 89   Digital Micro-Credentials 99 seconds Earn a micro-credential—a shareable badge and printable certificate—every time you listen to an episode of this podcast. It helps you keep track of your self-directed professional development activities and shows others what you've been learning. ⚠ NOTE: Links to the credential form for each episode is in the P Group Credentials list, not in the regular episode list as stated in this segment.  ★ Micro-Credentials & Gamification in the A&P Course | Brown & Black Skin | Refresher Tests | TAPP 87 ★ Education | Professional Development ★ TAPP Education | Credentials | P Group ★ Episode List   Single Field of View 7 minutes Why is getting an image and its related text all on the same slide? Dual-channel memory. That's the short answer. The longer answer...well, that you can get when you listen to this segment! ★ Breaking It Down: Knowledge Transfer in a Multimedia Learning Environment (journal article from International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education) AandP.info/lrz ★ Give Your Course a Half Flip With a Full Twist | Episode 6 (has reference to slides) ★ Teaching Slides: Smooth and Simple Animations Dramatize the Story of A&P | TAPP 89 ★ More Slide Tricks | Effective Teaching Presentations | TAPP 95 ★ Section I: Introduction to Multimedia Learning (three book chapters from Multimedia Learning by Richard E. Mayer) AandP.info/m5c     If the hyperlinks here are not active, go to TAPPradio.org to find the episode page. ★ More details at the episode page: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-119.html ★ Transcript available in the transcript box: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-119.html ★ Need help accessing resources locked behind a paywall? Check out this advice from Episode 32 to get what you need! my-ap.us/paywall Take The A&P Professor experience to the next level! ★ theAPprofessor.org/community Earn cash by referring other A&P faculty to this podcast: ★ theAPprofessor.org/refer Tools & Resources ★ TAPP Science & Education Updates: theAPprofessor.org/updates ★ Amazon: amzn.to/2r6Qa3J ★ Text Expander: theapprofessor.org/textexpander ★ Rev.com: try.rev.com/Cw2nZ ★ Snagit & Camtasia: techsmith.pxf.io/9MkPW ★ Krisp Free Noise-Cancelling App: theAPprofessor.org/krisp ★ JotForm (build forms for free): theAPprofessor.org/jotform ★ The A&P Professor Logo Items: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/the-a-p-professor Sponsors ★ Transcript and captions for this episode are supported by the American Association for Anatomy | anatomy.org ★ The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society provides marketing support for this podcast | theAPprofessor.org/haps ★ Distribution of this episode is supported by the Northeast College of Health Sciences online graduate program in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction (HAPI) | northeast.edu/hapi Clicking on sponsor links helps let them know you appreciate their support of this podcast! 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Host Kevin Patton uses a recent article from Science News as a basis for discussing the biological processes involved in pregnancy, birth, and abortion care to clarify misconceptions and support productive public conversation. 00:00 | Introduction 00:56 | Why Address These Concepts 14:53 | Sponsored by AAA 16:15 | Strategies 21:44 | Sponsored by HAPI 22:44 | Concepts & Misconceptions 32:15 | Sponsored by HAPS 34:44| More Concepts & Misconceptions 43:31 | Staying Connected ★ If you cannot see or activate the audio player, go to: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-118.html 🏅 Apply for your credential (badge/certificate) for listening to this episode: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-118.html/#badge ❓ 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, Facebook, Blogger, Revue, Tumblr, or Instagram! @theAPprofessor 📰 Get the thrice-weekly TAPP Science & Education Updates theAPprofessor.org/updates Like most aspects of biology, early human development involves many complex processes. Despite the rhetoric around these issues, clear lines — between having a heart and not having a heart or being able to survive outside of the uterus — are scarce, or nonexistent. (Laura Sanders)   Why Address These Concepts? 14 minutes As A&P faculty, should we dip our toes into the abortion care controversy? Should we look at the accuracy and completeness of our own current understanding of pregnancy, birth, and abortion care? This segments suggests a role for us. ★ Sins Against Science; A Chat with Judi Nath | TAPP 110 (a chat with the author) ★ Sins Against Science (The A&P Professor Book Club) theAPprofessor.org/bookclub.html#badge-B043  ★ HAPS Book Club (how to join) theAPprofessor.org/haps (click the Contact button at the top) ★ Standardize Abortion Education Across U.S. Medical Schools (opinion of healthcare profession students wanting abortion education from MedPage Today) AandP.info/r2e ★ The US Supreme Court abortion verdict is a tragedy: this is how research organizations can help (from Nature editorial) AandP.info/2s3 ★ Why hundreds of scientists are weighing in on a high-stakes US abortion case (news from Nature) AandP.info/d5t Sponsored by AAA 80 seconds A searchable transcript for this episode, as well as the captioned audiogram of this episode, are sponsored by the American Association for Anatomy (AAA) at anatomy.org. Searchable transcript Captioned audiogram  Don't forget—HAPS members get a deep discount on AAA membership! ★ Anatomical knowledge retention in third-year medical students prior to obstetrics and gynecology and surgery rotations (journal article from Anatomical Sciences Education by Jurjus, et al.) AandP.info/i5x Strategies 5.5 minutes Okay, we need to review and revise our own understanding of biological concepts surrounding pregnancy, birth, and abortion. Good. Here's a reminder—and a nudge—for how to get started on that now. ★ Sins Against Science; A Chat with Judi Nath | TAPP 110 (a chat with the author) ★ Sins Against Science (The A&P Professor Book Club) theAPprofessor.org/bookclub.html#badge-B043    Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program 57 seconds The Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction—the MS-HAPI—is a graduate program for A&P teachers, especially for those who already have a graduate/professional degree. A combination of science courses (enough to qualify you to teach at the college level) and courses in contemporary instructional practice, this program helps you be your best in both on-campus and remote teaching. Kevin Patton is a faculty member in this program at Northeast College of Health Sciences. Check it out! northeastcollege.edu/hapi Concepts & Misconceptions 9.5 minutes Using an article by Laura Sanders in Science News, we begin review five misunderstandings in biology that can muddy the waters in any conversation about pregnancy and abortion care. ★ 5 misunderstandings of pregnancy biology that cloud the abortion debate (feature article from Science News by Laura Sanders) AandP.info/y4x ★ Development of the human heart (from American Journal of Medical Genetics Part C: Seminars in Medical Genetics) AandP.info/p91 ★ Fetal pain: A systematic multidisciplinary review of the evidence.(from Journal of the American Medical Association) AandP.info/4bn ★ Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Consult Series #59: The use of analgesia and anesthesia for maternal-fetal procedures (from American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology) AandP.info/wpg ★ The burden of abortion restrictions and conservative diagnostic guidelines on patient-centered care for early pregnancy loss. (from Obstetrics & Gynecology) AandP.info/ssu ★ Why Science Can't Say When a Baby's Life Begins (article from Wired)AandP.info/nte ★ Kevins Textbooks (this segment includes a quoted passage shared by several of our textbooks)   Sponsored by HAPS 145 seconds The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS) is a sponsor of this podcast.  You can help appreciate their support by clicking the link below and checking out the many resources and benefits found there. Watch for virtual town hall meetings and upcoming regional meetings! Please fill out the HAPS Lab Survey! ★ form.jotform.com/212574495372159 ★ Alternate link:  theAPprofessor.org/hapslabsurvey Anatomy & Physiology Society theAPprofessor.org/haps More Concepts & Misconceptions 9 minutes Riddle me this: when is a heart beat not really a heart beat? The discussion of muddy biology continues. ★ 5 misunderstandings of pregnancy biology that cloud the abortion debate (feature article from Science News by Laura Sanders) AandP.info/y4x ★ Development of the human heart (from American Journal of Medical Genetics Part C: Seminars in Medical Genetics) AandP.info/p91 ★ Fetal pain: A systematic multidisciplinary review of the evidence.(from Journal of the American Medical Association) AandP.info/4bn ★ Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Consult Series #59: The use of analgesia and anesthesia for maternal-fetal procedures (from American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology) AandP.info/wpg ★ The burden of abortion restrictions and conservative diagnostic guidelines on patient-centered care for early pregnancy loss. (from Obstetrics & Gynecology) AandP.info/ssu ★ Why Science Can't Say When a Baby's Life Begins (article from Wired)AandP.info/nte     If the hyperlinks here are not active, go to TAPPradio.org to find the episode page. ★ More details at the episode page: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-118.html ★ Transcript available in the transcript box: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-118.html ★ Need help accessing resources locked behind a paywall? 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Sure, we're all life-long learners. But taking an actual college course from time to time throughout our teaching career can have unexpected benefits. Olfactory adaptation helps a lot when visiting the zoo, of course, but how does it really work? Researchers have found some new answers. Did you know that cerebrospinal fluid affects the process of memory? It does and we'll find out how. 00:00 | Introduction 00:43 | Olfactory Adaptation 06:23 | Sponsored by AAA 07:06 | CSF and Cognitive Decline 10:57 | Sponsored by HAPI 11:47 | Enrolling as a Student in a Course 21:33 | Sponsored by HAPS 22:24 | Lessons from Being a Student 36:03 | Staying Connected ★ If you cannot see or activate the audio player, go to: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-117.html 🏅 Apply for your credential (badge/certificate) for listening to this episode: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-117.html/#badge ❓ 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, Facebook, Blogger, Revue, Tumblr, or Instagram! @theAPprofessor 📰 Get the thrice-weekly TAPP Science & Education Updates theAPprofessor.org/updates Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. (John Dewey)   Olfactory Adaptation 6.5 minutes We know that olfactory adaptation reduces perception of an persistent odor so that we can monitor our environment for new odors. But how does it work? This segments reveals some of those mysteries. ★ Olfactory Neurons Adapt to the Surrounding Environment (brief article explaining the new research) AandP.info/nxt ★ Transcriptional adaptation of olfactory sensory neurons to GPCR identity and activity (research article in Nature Communications) AandP.info/unm   Sponsored by AAA 40 seconds A searchable transcript for this episode, as well as the captioned audiogram of this episode, are sponsored by the American Association for Anatomy (AAA) at anatomy.org. Searchable transcript Captioned audiogram  Don't forget—HAPS members get a deep discount on AAA membership!   CSF and Cognitive Decline 4 minutes Factors in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) help regulate oligodendrocyte development and myelin sheath health in the hippocampus.  Myelinization in the hippocampus affects memory. As we age our CSF factors decline and put us at risk of memory loss. New research shows that restoring those factors can reverse memory decline. Listen and find out more! ★ Young cerebrospinal fluid improves memory in old mice (brief news post in Nature) AandP.info/be3 ★ Young CSF restores oligodendrogenesis and memory in aged mice via Fgf17 (research article in Nature) AandP.info/m0a   Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program 47 seconds The Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction—the MS-HAPI—is a graduate program for A&P teachers, especially for those who already have a graduate/professional degree. A combination of science courses (enough to qualify you to teach at the college level) and courses in contemporary instructional practice, this program helps you be your best in both on-campus and remote teaching. Kevin Patton is a faculty member in this program at Northeast College of Health Sciences. Check it out! northeastcollege.edu/hapi   Enrolling as a Student in a Course 10 minutes Enrolling as a student in a college course can have benefits for faculty. Being mindful of the student experience—intentionally avoiding a focus on using our "teacher lens" —can help immerse us in being a student for a change. Besides helping us avoid burnout, there are other benefits. ★ Burnout! A Chat with Rebecca Pope-Ruark | TAPP 91   Sponsored by HAPS 48 seconds The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS) is a sponsor of this podcast.  You can help appreciate their support by clicking the link below and checking out the many resources and benefits found there. Watch for virtual town hall meetings and upcoming regional meetings! Anatomy & Physiology Society theAPprofessor.org/haps   Lessons from Being a Student 13.5 minutes What can we use from a student experience in a course to help us improve our teaching and our course? A lot, it turns out. ★ Supporting Returning Learners | Episode 9     If the hyperlinks here are not active, go to TAPPradio.org to find the episode page. ★ More details at the episode page: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-117.html ★ Transcript available in the transcript box: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-117.html ★ Need help accessing resources locked behind a paywall? Check out this advice from Episode 32 to get what you need! my-ap.us/paywall Take The A&P Professor experience to the next level! ★ theAPprofessor.org/community Earn cash by referring other A&P faculty to this podcast: ★ theAPprofessor.org/refer Tools & Resources ★ TAPP Science & Education Updates: theAPprofessor.org/updates ★ Amazon: amzn.to/2r6Qa3J ★ Text Expander: theapprofessor.org/textexpander ★ Rev.com: try.rev.com/Cw2nZ ★ Snagit & Camtasia: techsmith.pxf.io/9MkPW ★ Krisp Free Noise-Cancelling App: theAPprofessor.org/krisp ★ JotForm (build forms for free): theAPprofessor.org/jotform ★ The A&P Professor Logo Items: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/the-a-p-professor Sponsors ★ Transcript and captions for this episode are supported by the American Association for Anatomy | anatomy.org ★ The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society provides marketing support for this podcast | theAPprofessor.org/haps ★ Distribution of this episode is supported by the Northeast College of Health Sciences online graduate program in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction (HAPI) | northeast.edu/hapi Clicking on sponsor links helps let them know you appreciate their support of this podcast! 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Host Kevin Patton talks about why our anatomy & physiology students need to experience and get comfortable with sectional anatomy, Terry Thompson shares some thoughts on deadline terminology—and she gives us a thoughtful book review and recommendation for The A&P Professor Book Club—and we review a few slide tricks. 0:00:00 | Introduction 0:00:50 | Expiration Dates 0:05:02 | Sponsored by AAA 0:06:19 | Slide Tricks (Again) 0:25:15 | Sponsored by HAPI 0:26:28 | Book Club: I Contain Multitudes 0:33:13 | Sponsored by HAPS 0:34:19 | Sectional Anatomy 0:53:45 | Finding Media 0:55:19 | More Sectional Anatomy 1:07:12 | Staying Connected   ★ If you cannot see or activate the audio player, go to: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-116.html 🏅 Apply for your credential (badge/certificate) for listening to this episode: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-116.html/#badge ❓ 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, Facebook, Blogger, Revue, Tumblr, or Instagram! @theAPprofessor 📰 Get the thrice-weekly TAPP Science & Education Updates theAPprofessor.org/updates Do I contradict myself? Very well then I contradict myself, (I am large, I contain multitudes.) (Walt Whitman)   Expiration Dates 4 minutes Terry Thompson shares her alternate terminology for assignment and test deadlines: expiration dates. She explains the thinking behind her choice and how that may help clarify the situation for students. ★ Should We Extend Deadlines? | Models & Color Codes | TAPP 112 (the espisode that started this discussion) ★ Skin's Microbiome & Other Stories | TAPP 114 (the deadline  discussion continues) ★ Are You a Warm Demander? | TAPP 115 (even more about deadlines)   Sponsored by AAA 1 minute A searchable transcript for this episode, as well as the captioned audiogram of this episode, are sponsored by the American Association for Anatomy (AAA) at anatomy.org. Searchable transcript Captioned audiogram  Don't forget—HAPS members get a deep discount on AAA membership!   Slide Tricks (Again) 19 minutes The spring-summer academic conferences are underway and Kevin is reminded of how we can make our teaching and presentation slides a lot more effective. And he shares a method for virtual conference participants to put slides into their digital notebook or other document. ★ Previous episodes covering slide techniques and tips ★ ★ Slides Serve the Story of Anatomy & Physiology | Episode 66 ★ ★ Teaching Slides: Smooth and Simple Animations Dramatize the Story of A&P | TAPP 89 ★ ★ More Slide Tricks | Effective Teaching Presentations | TAPP 95 ★ ★ Even More Slide Tricks | Ultimate Teaching Presentations | TAPP 96 ★ Some useful books ★ ★ Designing Science Presentations (book by Matt Carter with a lot of useful tips for slide design & content) geni.us/k2pLt8 ★ ★ Presentation Zen (book by Garr Reynolds emphasizes simplicity of slide design) geni.us/ZL0QT ★ Tools mentioned in this segment ★ ★ Snagit & Camtasia screen-capture tools: techsmith.pxf.io/9MkPW (we may earn a commission when you purchase through this link) ★ ★ OneNote digital notebook: onenote.com ★ ★ Evernote digital notebook: evernote.com   Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program 1 minute The Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction—the MS-HAPI—is a graduate program for A&P teachers, especially for those who already have a graduate/professional degree. A combination of science courses (enough to qualify you to teach at the college level) and courses in contemporary instructional practice, this program helps you be your best in both on-campus and remote teaching. Kevin Patton is a faculty member in this program at Northeast College of Health Sciences. Check it out! northeastcollege.edu/hapi   Book Club: I Contain Multitudes 6.5 minutes Terry Thompson shares her review of a new recommendation for The A&P Professor Book Club from the perspective A&P faculty. It's all about the human microbiome. I need to read this book! ★ I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life ★ geni.us/tC857Z ★ Author: Ed Yong ★ Earn a digital credential for reading this book! ★ Book Club for Anatomy & Physiology Professors   Sponsored by HAPS 1 minute The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS) is a sponsor of this podcast.  You can help appreciate their support by clicking the link below and checking out the many resources and benefits found there. Watch for virtual town hall meetings and upcoming regional meetings! Anatomy & Physiology Society theAPprofessor.org/haps   Sectional Anatomy 19 minutes Interleaving sectional anatomy reviews, applications, and activities throughout the A&P course helps nudge students to a higher level of cognition. At least Kevin thinks so. Here are some thoughts on helping students build their conceptual framework of human anatomy and make the kinds of connections we want them to make. Who knows, one of them may be reading our brain scan some day! ★ Many People Have a Vivid ‘Mind’s Eye,’ While Others Have None at All (New York Times article discusses that scientists are finding new ways to probe two not-so-rare conditions to better understand the links between vision, perception and memory) AandP.info/7fc   Finding Media 1.5 minutes Okay, you want to supplement your A&P course with sectional anatomy examples and applications. Where do we find the media to do that? Here are some ideas. ★ Finding Media | Images and More for Teaching Anatomy & Physiology (a curated list of hyperlinked sources) ★ ★ Suggest additional sources! Suggest a Media Source for Teaching A&P ★ American Association for Anatomy's media sources AandP.info/hzt ★ Stress & Community | Acronyms | Media Tips | TAPP 77 ★ Using Media in Our A&P Course: Advice From Barbara Waxer | Episode 28   More Sectional Anatomy 12 minutes How about a few practical tips on how to implement a course-long program of interleaving sectional anatomy? ★ National Center for Case Study Teaching (NCCST) in Science (a curated case collection now housed at NSTA) AandP.info/jsz ★ Life Science Teaching Resource Community (LifeSciTRC has many case studies) AandP.info/lifescitrc-org-cd951e ★ HHMI BioInteractive (has case studies that involve sectional anatomy and other activities) AandP.info/foq ★ Using Medical Images to Teach Human Anatomy (excerpts from my 1996 presentation outlining an activity using Gel Mold People to explore sectional anatomy and medical scanning images) ★ ★ Available only as a PDF download in the TAPPapp, the free app for this podcast ★ ★ Search "The A&P Professor" in your app store OR... ★ ★ Go to TAPP app | Listen to The A&P Professor Podcast     If the hyperlinks here are not active, go to TAPPradio.org to find the episode page. ★ More details at the episode page: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-116.html ★ Transcript available in the transcript box: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-XX.html ★ Need help accessing resources locked behind a paywall? 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We once again revisit deadline extensions, we discuss warm demanders and how they avoid toxic rigor, we discover which arm is best for a vaccine booster, we find out if we can grow new auditory hair cells, we get tips on how to speak more effectively while wearing a mask, and learn about a new discovery about oxygen absorption in the intestines.  Can we breathe through our anus? Listen to find out! 00:00 | Introduction 01:02 | Growing New Auditory Hair Cells 06:19 | Mask Talk: Loud, Slow, & Clear 11:17 | Sponsored by AAA 12:21 | Which Arm for That Booster? 15:32 | Intestinal Breathing 19:40 | Sponsored by HAPI 21:03 | Deadlines, Death, and Due Dates 34:31 | Sponsored by HAPS 35:39 | Are You a Warm Demander? 50:08 | Staying Connected   ★ If you cannot see or activate the audio player, go to: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-115.html 🏅 Apply for your credential (badge/certificate) for listening to this episode: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-115.html/#badge ❓ 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, Facebook, Blogger, Revue, Tumblr, or Instagram! @theAPprofessor 📰 Get the thrice-weekly TAPP Science & Education Updates theAPprofessor.org/updates [Warm demanders] expect a great deal of their students, convince them of their own brilliance, and help them to reach their potential in a disciplined and structured environment. (Lisa Delpit)   Growing New Auditory Hair Cells 5.5 minutes An optimistic headline suggesting that we can now cure neural hearing loss turns out to be less than Kevin expected. But still pretty cool. We are poised for a cure! ★ New tool to create hearing cells lost in aging (press release with subtitle, "'We have overcome a major hurdle' to restore hearing") AandP.info/v8i ★ Tbx2 is a master regulator of inner versus outer hair cell differentiation (research article in Nature) AandP.info/md7   Mask Talk: Loud, Slow, & Clear 5 minutes As the academic conference season gets into full swing, we may find ourselves trying to communicate while wearing masks. I hope everyone will be wearing masks—except in online conferences.  Kevin's experience in trying to hear conversations while hearing-impaired provides a few tips on effective communications while masked. ★ Let's Talk (Kevin's column in The Academic Author about tips on communicating while wearing a mask; Issue 2022:1) AandP.info/b1c   Sponsored by AAA 61 seconds A searchable transcript for this episode, as well as the captioned audiogram of this episode, are sponsored by the American Association for Anatomy (AAA) at anatomy.org. Searchable transcript Captioned audiogram  Don't forget—HAPS members get a deep discount on AAA membership!   Which Arm for That Booster? 3 minutes Which arm is best to get that vaccination booster? New evidence suggests that it's the same arm where you received your primary vaccination. Listen and find out the logic behind this strategy! ★ Recall of B cell memory depends on relative locations of prime and boost immunization (research article in Science Immunology) AandP.info/mf6 ★ Revisiting A&P Learning Outcomes | Episode 54 (includes segment on recent research on the best time of day to get vaccinated)   Intestinal Breathing 4 minutes Apparently mammals can absorb oxygen through the intestinal lining.  At least that's what recent research shows. This could be a breakthrough for oxygenating blood in patients that cannot be artificially ventilated in other ways. But it's just kinda weird, isn't it? ★ Mammals can breathe through their intestines (news article in Science) AandP.info/ruv ★ Mammalian enteral ventilation ameliorates respiratory failure (research report in Med) AandP.info/7pq ★ "Blowing Smoke Up Your @$$" Used to Be Literal (you're probably better off not reading this because you might feel the urge to tell this story in your class) AandP.info/oo2   Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program 79 seconds The Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction—the MS-HAPI—is a graduate program for A&P teachers, especially for those who already have a graduate/professional degree. A combination of science courses (enough to qualify you to teach at the college level) and courses in contemporary instructional practice, this program helps you be your best in both on-campus and remote teaching. Kevin Patton is a faculty member in this program at Northeast College of Health Sciences. Check it out! northeastcollege.edu/hapi   Deadlines, Death, and Due Dates 13.5 minutes Jerry Anzalone calls in with some thoughts on our previous discussion of extending student deadlines. And he even provides a Word Dissection of the term deadline, which turns out to be deadlier than we thought! Jerry suggests an alternative term (and why we may want one) and Kevin shares another alternative used by his friend Wendy Riggs.    ★ Should We Extend Deadlines? | Models & Color Codes | TAPP 112 (episode where I start this conversation) ★ Skin's Microbiome & Other Stories | TAPP 114 (episode where Heather Armbruster shares some stories about deadline extensions) ★ Your 'Deadline' Won't Kill You (article from Merriam-Webster about the origins of the term deadline quoted by Jerry Anzalone in his Word Dissection) AandP.info/ank ★ Creating Community in Online STEM Classes (online presentation by Wendy Riggs; one of her many "must see" presentations) AandP.info/cjm ★ Why deadlines are important (you can link to this blog post in The A&P Student for your own students) AandP.info/why-deadlines-c16997 ★ Free Parking (I dug up this old 2005 version of my Free Parking handout and it's now available as a bonus PDF on the TAPPapp (The A&P Professor listening app) theAPprofessor.org/tappapp or search in your device's app store [free]   Sponsored by HAPS 64 seconds The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS) is a sponsor of this podcast.  You can help appreciate their support by clicking the link below and checking out the many resources and benefits found there. Watch for virtual town hall meetings and upcoming regional meetings! Anatomy & Physiology Society theAPprofessor.org/haps   Are You a Warm Demander? 14.5 minutes Kevin shares a term new to him (but not to others)—warm demander. What is a warm demander? Is it something to avoid or aspire to? How does the term compare to toxic rigor? ★ Becoming a Warm Demander (article from ACSD summarizes some important points) AandP.info/b1j ★ The Teacher as Warm Demander (another good article from ACSD) AandP.info/iql ★ "Multiplication Is for White People": Raising Expectations for Other People’'s Children (book by Lisa Delpit) geni.us/IvXM0C ★ Humanizing Online STEM (home page of the program Kevin describes in this segment: "Instructor-student relationships are the connective tissue between students, engagement, and learning… face-to-face and online") AandP.info/ue4     If the hyperlinks here are not active, go to TAPPradio.org to find the episode page. ★ More details at the episode page: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-115.html ★ Transcript available in the transcript box: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-115.html ★ Need help accessing resources locked behind a paywall? 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Skin's microbiome is essential for health. In this episode, host Kevin Patton explores that concept and introduces a new recommendation in The A&P Professor Book Club—Clean: The New Science of the Skin. Also, science updates about B vitamins and skeletal adaptations in human birth—and a listener revisits academic integrity involved in deadline leniency. 00:00 | Introduction 00:45 | Revisiting Deadline Leniency 09:21 | Sponsored by AAA 10:08 | Shoulders and Birth 13:01 | Missing B Vitamins 17:32 | Sponsored by HAPI 18:43 | Skin's Microbiome 34:44 | Sponsored by HAPS 35:56 | Clean: The New Science of Skin 40:59 | Staying Connected   ★ If you cannot see or activate the audio player, go to: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-114.html 🏅 Apply for your credential (badge/certificate) for listening to this episode: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-114.html/#badge ❓ 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, Facebook, Blogger, Revue, Tumblr, or Instagram! @theAPprofessor 📰 Get the thrice-weekly TAPP Science & Education Updates theAPprofessor.org/updates Self and other is less of a dichotomy than a continuum. (James Hamblin)   Revisiting Deadline Leniency 8.5 minutes A&P faculty Heather Armbruster writes in with some stories that related to Episode 112's discussion of deadline leniency. She relates some incidents involving academic dishonesty. Did you know that students can buy medical excuses online?! ★ Should We Extend Deadlines? | Models & Color Codes | TAPP 112 ★ Promoting Academic Integrity in Our Course | Episode 25 ★ Modeling Professional Integrity | Episode 26 ★ The Cheater! Academic Integrity in Remote Learning | TAPP 81   Sponsored by AAA 45 seconds A searchable transcript for this episode, as well as the captioned audiogram of this episode, are sponsored by the American Association for Anatomy (AAA) at anatomy.org. Searchable transcript Captioned audiogram  Don't forget—HAPS members get a deep discount on AAA membership!   Shoulders and Birth 2.5 minutes In the story of the human body we tell in our A&P course, we may emphasize the practical issues of squeezing the large head of the fetus through the birth canal during labor and delivery. And we may mention the wide shoulders, too. A new study shows that human shoulder development is delayed (compared to other primates) until after birth. Wow. ★ Human shoulder development is adapted to obstetrical constraints (journal article from Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences) AandP.info/g4v   Missing B Vitamins 4.5 minutes Sometimes students notice the "missing" B vitamins in their A&P textbook. Where are the B vitamins 4, 8, 10, and 11? The mystery is solved in this segment! ★ Long Lost B Vitamins - B4, B8, B10, B11 (one of many medical/nutrition posts that address this issue) AandP.info/urn   Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program 35 seconds The Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction—the MS-HAPI—is a graduate program for A&P teachers, especially for those who already have a graduate/professional degree. A combination of science courses (enough to qualify you to teach at the college level) and courses in contemporary instructional practice, this program helps you be your best in both on-campus and remote teaching. Kevin Patton is a faculty member in this program at Northeast College of Health Sciences. Check it out! northeastcollege.edu/hapi   Skin's Microbiome 16 minutes Revisiting the concept of the microbiome—this time focusing on the skin microbiome—Kevin finds an excuse to provide a Word Dissection and tell some stories from the olden days. This segment serves as an unnecessarily long prelude to the current recommendation in The A&P Professor Book Club, described in a later segment. ★ The Human Microbial System | Episode 47 ★ The Elephant Episode | Episode 31 ★ An Ecological Framework of the Human Virome Provides Classification of Current Knowledge and Identifies Areas of Forthcoming Discovery (from Yale J Biol Med, summarizes history of term microbiome) AandP.info/7fo ★ Microbiomes: An Origin Story (from American Soc for Microbiology, discusses history of microbiome concept) AandP.info/57r   Sponsored by HAPS 36 seconds The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS) is a sponsor of this podcast.  You can help appreciate their support by clicking the link below and checking out the many resources and benefits found there. Watch for virtual town hall meetings and upcoming regional meetings! Anatomy & Physiology Society theAPprofessor.org/haps   Clean: The New Science of Skin 5 minutes A new recommendation from Book Club for Anatomy & Physiology Professors! Clean: The New Science of Skin ★ by James Hamblin MD ★ geni.us/gXg8d Get your digital credential for reading/listening to this book at TAPP Education | Credentials | B Group     If the hyperlinks here are not active, go to TAPPradio.org to find the episode page. ★ More details at the episode page: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-114.html ★ Transcript available in the transcript box: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-114.html ★ Need help accessing resources locked behind a paywall? 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Host Kevin Patton discusses the fact that many students hate histology. And perhaps even some faculty. Are there any ways to fix that? Kevin thinks he may have found a breakthrough idea. 00:00 | Introduction 01:20 | Sponsored by AAA 02:25 | Why Do Students Hate Histology? 16:27 | Sponsored by HAPI 17:06 | Birding For Tissues 39:15 | Sponsored by HAPS 40:14 | A Breakthrough 51:25 | Staying Connected   ★ If you cannot see or activate the audio player, go to: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-113.html 🏅 Apply for your credential (badge/certificate) for listening to this episode: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-113.html/#badge ❓ 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, Facebook, Blogger, Revue, Tumblr, or Instagram! @theAPprofessor 📰 Get the thrice-weekly TAPP Science & Education Updates theAPprofessor.org/updates “Thirty years ago my older brother, who was ten years old at the time, was trying to get a report written on birds that he'd had three months to write, which was due the next day. We were out at our family cabin in Bolinas, and he was at the kitchen table close to tears, surrounded by binder paper and pencils and unopened books about birds, immobilized by the hugeness of the task ahead. Then my father sat down beside him put his arm around my brother's shoulder, and said, "Bird by bird, buddy. Just take it bird by bird.” (Anne Lamott)   Sponsored by AAA 62 seconds A searchable transcript for this episode, as well as the captioned audiogram of this episode, are sponsored by the American Association for Anatomy (AAA) at anatomy.org. Searchable transcript Captioned audiogram  Don't forget—HAPS members get a deep discount on AAA membership!   Why Do Students Hate Histology? 14 minutes Students often hate histology. At least they start off that way. Why is that? Maybe because histology is not simple. It's stratified. ★ The Storytelling Special | Episode 48 ★ Playful & Serious Is the Perfect Combo for A&P | Episode 13 ★ Jackson Pollock and His Paintings (the more you know, right?) AandP.info/3x0   Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program 35 seconds The Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction—the MS-HAPI—is a graduate program for A&P teachers, especially for those who already have a graduate/professional degree. A combination of science courses (enough to qualify you to teach at the college level) and courses in contemporary instructional practice, this program helps you be your best in both on-campus and remote teaching. Kevin Patton is a faculty member in this program at Northeast College of Health Sciences. Check it out! northeastcollege.edu/hapi   Birding For Tissues 22 minutes One approach to making histology more interesting—and perhaps easier—is to share  and teach our expert eye. As when learning to identify animals such as birds from an expert. We look at what that expert looks at. In birding, Peterson called these field marks. In histology, Kevin calls these landmark characteristics. ★ Peterson Field Guide to Birds (shows birds with field marks and range maps) geni.us/gvAP411 ★ An Expert Derived Feedforward Histology Module Improves Pattern Recognition Efficiency in Novice Students (journal article from Anat Sci Educ) AandP.info/2tf ★ Eye tracking reveals expertise-related differences in the time-course of medical image inspection and diagnosis (journa article from J of Medical Imaging) AandP.info/y6f ★ AAA Histology Education Resources (includes links to virtual microscope, collections, etc.) AandP.info/npu ★ Field Guide to the Human Body (web page for students;  has help using Kevin's "field guide" approach to learning tissues and other body structures) AandP.info/fieldguide ★ Finding Media | Images and More for Teaching Anatomy & Physiology (sources for histology images—and even Jackson Pollock paintings)   Sponsored by HAPS 36 seconds The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS) is a sponsor of this podcast.  You can help appreciate their support by clicking the link below and checking out the many resources and benefits found there. Watch for virtual town hall meetings and upcoming regional meetings! Anatomy & Physiology Society theAPprofessor.org/haps   A Breakthrough 11 minutes Using clickers in a kind of gamification strategy that leverages spaced retrieval practice, Kevin found that his students not only have fun, but also begged for more practice time! ★ Clickers (on-demand online seminar from The A&P Professor; digital credential available) ★ The clicker commandment I always violate (blog post on using clickers in the manner described in this segment) AandP.info/1q9  ★ Revisiting Retrieval Practice | Episode 68 ★ Desirable Difficulty | More Web Meeting Skills | TAPP 78 ★ Micro-Credentials & Gamification in the A&P Course | Brown & Black Skin | Refresher Tests | TAPP 87     If the hyperlinks here are not active, go to TAPPradio.org to find the episode page. ★ More details at the episode page: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-113.html ★ Transcript available in the transcript box: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-113.html ★ Need help accessing resources locked behind a paywall? 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In this episode, host Kevin Patton asks, how do we handle the trepidation we experience when we are flooded with uncertainty after an intense learning experience? Some thoughts about being upfront about using models, analogies, and color codes in science. And we explore that difficult question: should we extend deadlines for students when they ask? 00:00 | Introduction 00:43 | Trepidation After New Learning 05:13 | Sponsored by AAA 05:49 | Transparency About Models, Analogies, and Color Codes 23:38 | Sponsored by HAPI 24:36 | Leniency With Deadlines 30:21 | Sponsored by HAPS 31:00 | Is Leniency Fair? 40:32 | Staying Connected   ★ If you cannot see or activate the audio player, go to: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-112.html 🏅 Apply for your credential (badge/certificate) for listening to this episode: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-112.html/#badge ❓ 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, Facebook, Blogger, Revue, Tumblr, or Instagram! @theAPprofessor 📰 Get the thrice-weekly TAPP Science & Education Updates theAPprofessor.org/updates “The process of leniency involves accepting the reality of the current situation and finding a satisfying meaning therein, as opposed to misconstruing or denying the facts of the situation.” (Sandra L. Schneider)   Trepidation After New Learning 4 minutes You know that feeling of trepidation we get after a conference, course, or other intense learning experience? Where we feel uncertainty about whether we'll ever be able to retrieve it again and apply it. No worries. Let's talk that through. ★ Understanding How We Learn—A Chat with Yana Weinstein & Megan Sumeracki | Episode 27   Sponsored by AAA 33 seconds A searchable transcript for this episode, as well as the captioned audiogram of this episode, are sponsored by the American Association for Anatomy (AAA) at anatomy.org. Searchable transcript Captioned audiogram  Don't forget—HAPS members get a deep discount on AAA membership!   Transparency About Models, Analogies, and Color Codes 18 minutes As experts in science, we are already comfortable using models, analogies, and color codes. But some of our students may not have that familiarity and comfort. Maybe transparency about these tools at the beginning of the A&P course can help students get traction in our course. ★ The Case for Transparency | Episode 51 ★ The Wallenda Model of Homeostasis | Episode 46 ★ Fishbowl Model of Homeostasis | Concept Lists | TAPP Identity | Episode 45 ★ The Storytelling Special | Episode 48 ★ Actin & Myosin — A Love Story | Episode 15 ★ Colors of chemical elements (summary of different systems) AandP.info/cpk ★ Jmol system of colors for chemicals elements (specifications and color charts) AandP.info/jscolors ★ A Guide For Teaching With Analogies (some basic principles to helps students who struggle with analogies) AandP.info/gfo ★ Assessing students’ understanding of models of biological processes: a revised framework (journal article in International Journal of Science Education) AandP.info/lyf   Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program 54 seconds The Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction—the MS-HAPI—is a graduate program for A&P teachers, especially for those who already have a graduate/professional degree. A combination of science courses (enough to qualify you to teach at the college level) and courses in contemporary instructional practice, this program helps you be your best in both on-campus and remote teaching. Kevin Patton is a faculty member in this program at Northeast College of Health Sciences. Check it out! northeastcollege.edu/hapi   Leniency With Deadlines 6.5 minutes We usually have deadlines or specific dates for assignments, tests, exams, and projects. We can be strict with those deadlines or we can be lenient. Are there any advantages to be lenient with deadlines when we have them? ★ The Inclusive Anatomy & Physiology Course | Part 2 | 8 More Tips to Include All | TAPP 109 (includes the notion of deadlines as barriers to full inclusion) ★ Burnout! A Chat with Rebecca Pope-Ruark | TAPP 91 (where we talk about deadline flexibility as a strategy to mitigate student burnout)   Sponsored by HAPS 36 seconds The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS) is a sponsor of this podcast.  You can help appreciate their support by clicking the link below and checking out the many resources and benefits found there. Watch for virtual town hall meetings and upcoming regional meetings! Anatomy & Physiology Society theAPprofessor.org/haps   Is Leniency Fair? 9.5 minutes If we are lenient about deadlines with a student, is that fair to all the other students who may have struggled to be on time? ★ Why Deadlines Are Important (blog post that I link my students to; lists reasons why meeting deadlines has advantages for the student) AandP.info/why-deadlines-c16997 ★ Respondus (software I use to build test banks; can generate multiple, randomized versions of the same test or exam with just a few keystrokes) AandP.info/6xe     If the hyperlinks here are not active, go to TAPPradio.org to find the episode page. ★ More details at the episode page: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-112.html ★ Transcript available in the transcript box: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-XX.html ★ Need help accessing resources locked behind a paywall? 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Author Judi Nath stops by once more for a chat about another of her new books, this one titled Digesting Foods and Fads. We discuss the book's content, why Judi wrote it, and how we can use the book's content to become better teachers of human anatomy & physiology. 00:00 | Introduction 00:42 | Introducing Judi Nath 03:56 | Sponsored by AAA 03:12 | Digesting Food and Fads 18:11 | Sponsored by HAPI 19:00 | Stories for Learning 29:14 | Sponsored by HAPS 30:21 | Million Dollar Words Explained 39:13 | Staying Connected ★ If you cannot see or activate the audio player, go to: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-111.html 🏅 Apply for your credential (badge/certificate) for listening to this episode: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-111.html/#badge ❓ 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, Facebook, Blogger, Revue, Tumblr, or Instagram! @theAPprofessor 📰 Get the almost-daily TAPP Science & Education Updates theAPprofessor.org/updates Everything in moderation, including moderation. (Oscar Wilde)   Introducing Judi Nath 3 minutes Before we begin our chat, Kevin reintroduces his friend Judi Nath. And he addresses a rumor regarding bobsledding. ★ Judi's website judinath.com/ ★ Toplight (imprint of McFarland, publisher of Digesting Food and Fads by Judi Nath) mcfarlandbooks.com ★ Digesting Foods and Fads (the book by Judi Nath discussed in this episode) geni.us/t0sAgv ★ Sins Against Science: How Misinformation Affects Our Lives and Laws (another book by Judi Nath) geni.us/1s1VF ★ Earn digital credentials in professional development when you read Judi's books at TAPP Education | Credentials | B Group ★ Do A&P Textbooks Have Too Much Content? | TAPP 94 (where I toasted Judi Nath's HAPS President's Medal)   Sponsored by AAA 1 minute A searchable transcript for this episode, as well as the captioned audiogram of this episode, are sponsored by the American Association for Anatomy (AAA) at anatomy.org. Searchable transcript Captioned audiogram  Don't forget—HAPS members get a deep discount on AAA membership!   Digesting Foods and Fads 14 minutes Judi tells us how she came to write this book and explains its goals. And more! ★ Judi's website judinath.com/ ★ Toplight (imprint of McFarland, publisher of Digesting Food and Fads by Judi Nath) mcfarlandbooks.com ★ Digesting Foods and Fads (the book by Judi Nath discussed in thisepisode) geni.us/t0sAgv ★ Read Kevin's review of Digesting Foods and Fads in The A&P Professor Book Club ★ Earn a digital credential in professional development by reading this book   Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program 1 minute The Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction—the MS-HAPI—is a graduate program for A&P teachers, especially for those who already have a graduate/professional degree. A combination of science courses (enough to qualify you to teach at the college level) and courses in contemporary instructional practice, this program helps you be your best in both on-campus and remote teaching. Kevin Patton is a faculty member in this program at Northeast College of Health Sciences. Check it out! northeastcollege.edu/hapi   Stories For Learning 10 minutes We can use the stories in this book to extend and expand and inform our teaching of anatomy & physiology.   Sponsored by HAPS 1 minute The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS) is a sponsor of this podcast.  You can help appreciate their support by clicking the link below and checking out the many resources and benefits found there. Watch for virtual town hall meetings and upcoming regional meetings! Anatomy & Physiology Society theAPprofessor.org/haps   Million Dollar Words Explained 9 minutes Our A&P students can use those "million-dollar words" they learn from us (such as adrenocorticotropic hormone or carbaminohemoglobin) to impress their friends and family. But, more importantly, the nutrition concepts they learn from this book can help our students, as well as others in their lives. ★ Bonus recipe (not mentioned in this episode) is Kevin's Stress Diet for Anatomy & Physiology Students (you can link to it or adapt it for your own A&P students) lionden.com/kevins_diet.htm     If the hyperlinks here are not active, go to TAPPradio.org to find the episode page. ★ More details at the episode page: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-111.html ★ Transcript available in the transcript box: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-111.html ★ Need help accessing resources locked behind a paywall? 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Author Judi Nath stops by for a chat about her new book Sins Against Science: How Misinformation Affects Our Lives and Laws. We discuss the origins of the book, its central message, and how we can use the book's content to become better teachers of human anatomy & physiology. 00:00 | Introduction 00:42 | Introducing Judi Nath 03:56 | Sponsored by AAA 04:47 | Sins Against Science 14:13 | Sponsored by HAPI 15:01 | Stories About Science 25:17 | Sponsored by HAPS 26:24 | Hard Topics 35:40 | Staying Connected ★ If you cannot see or activate the audio player, go to: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-110.html 🏅 Apply for your credential (badge/certificate) for listening to this episode: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-110.html/#badge ❓ 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, Facebook, Blogger, Revue, Tumblr, or Instagram! @theAPprofessor 📰 Get the almost-daily TAPP Science & Education Updates theAPprofessor.org/updates Get your facts first, then you can distort them as much as you please. (Mark Twain)   Introducing Judi Nath 3 minutes Before we begin our chat, Kevin introduces his friend Judi Nath. There is nothing in this segment about Olympic bobsledding—but a lot about the accomplishments of a real hero of A&P teaching. ★ Judi's website judinath.com/ ★ McFarland (publisher of Sins Against Science: How Misinformation Affects Our Lives and Laws by Judi Nath) mcfarlandbooks.com ★ Sins Against Science: How Misinformation Affects Our Lives and Laws (the book by Judi Nath discussed in this episode) geni.us/1s1VF ★ Digesting Foods and Fads (another book by Judi Nath) geni.us/t0sAgv ★ Do A&P Textbooks Have Too Much Content? | TAPP 94 (where I toasted Judi Nath's HAPS President's Medal) ★ Read Kevin's review of Sins Against Science: How Misinformation Affects Our Lives and Laws in The A&P Professor Book Club ★ Earn a digital credential in professional development by reading this book    Sponsored by AAA 1 minute A searchable transcript for this episode, as well as the captioned audiogram of this episode, are sponsored by the American Association for Anatomy (AAA) at anatomy.org. Searchable transcript Captioned audiogram  Don't forget—HAPS members get a deep discount on AAA membership!   Sins Against Science 9.5 minutes Judi tells us how she came to write this book and explains its goals. She also discusses how she wants to meet her readers where they are—much like we do with our A&P students. ★ Judi's website judinath.com/ ★ McFarland (publisher of Sins Against Science: How Misinformation Affects Our Lives and Laws by Judi Nath) mcfarlandbooks.com ★ Sins Against Science: How Misinformation Affects Our Lives and Laws (the book by Judi Nath discussed in this episode) geni.us/1s1VF   Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program 1 minute The Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction—the MS-HAPI—is a graduate program for A&P teachers, especially for those who already have a graduate/professional degree. A combination of science courses (enough to qualify you to teach at the college level) and courses in contemporary instructional practice, this program helps you be your best in both on-campus and remote teaching. Kevin Patton is a faculty member in this program at Northeast College of Health Sciences. Check it out! northeastcollege.edu/hapi   Stories About Science 10 minutes Judi explains that she's happy for us to use her stories of science and how it works and what we know so far in our teaching of A&P.  She also discusses why she begins each chapter with a landmark court case.   Sponsored by HAPS 1 minute The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS) is a sponsor of this podcast.  You can help appreciate their support by clicking the link below and checking out the many resources and benefits found there. Watch for virtual town hall meetings and upcoming regional meetings! Anatomy & Physiology Society theAPprofessor.org/haps   Hard Topics 9 minutes What was the hardest topic for Judi to research and write about? It turns out that was a topic that was both the most interesting to learn about ...and the most heartbreaking.  She also dives into the process of writing and how the Textbook & Academic Authors Association (TAA) got her on the right track to getting her book developed and published. ★ Textbook & Academic Authors Association (TAA) (an organization that has helped Judi, Kevin, and countless others, in their writing and publishing journeys) taaonline.net ★ Abstract (the TAA blog mentioned by Judi) blog.taaonline.net/ ★ McFarland (publisher of Sins Against Science: How Misinformation Affects Our Lives and Laws by Judi Nath) mcfarlandbooks.com   If the hyperlinks here are not active, go to TAPPradio.org to find the episode page. ★ More details at the episode page: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-110.html ★ Transcript available in the transcript box: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-110.html ★ Need help accessing resources locked behind a paywall? 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This episode continues a discussion of the many simple strategies available for making our anatomy and physiology course more inclusive. Here, we learn eight more easy ways to make our courses work better for all learners. 0:00:00 | Introduction 0:00:46 | More on the Inclusive Course 0:07:51 | Sponsored by AAA 0:08:38 | 8. Student Interest Survey 0:14:35 | 9. Inclusive Office Hours 0:24:22 | Sponsored by HAPI 0:25:27 | 10. Valuing Diverse Viewpoints 0:29:08 | 11. Inclusive Classroom Demeanor 0:55:44 | Sponsored by HAPS 0:56:38 | 12. Learning from Mistakes 0:58:56 | 13. Suggest a Different Instructor 1:08:33 | 14. Many Challenges Are Invisible 1:13:12 | 15. Practice Love 1:16:01 | Staying Connected ★ If you cannot see or activate the audio player, go to: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-109.html 🏅 Apply for your credential (badge/certificate) for listening to this episode: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-109.html/#badge ❓ 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, Facebook, Blogger, Revue, Tumblr, or Instagram! @theAPprofessor 📰 Get the almost-daily TAPP Science & Education Updates theAPprofessor.org/updates Good teaching cannot be reduced to technique; good teaching comes from the identity and integrity of the teacher. (Parker Palmer)   More on the Inclusive Course 7 minutes This episode—and the previous one—discuss a large basket of practical ways we can make our anatomy and physiology course more inclusive. Here, we review the previous 7 tips and then set the stage for 8 more tips. And some news and updates. ★ Association of College & University Eductators (ACUE) toolkit (various resources for the inclusive course) AandP.info/inclusive-teaching-6be1c1 ★ ADVANCING DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN HIGHER EDUCATION (report on benefits of making courses inclusive) AandP.info/8879cb ★ Burnout! A Chat with Rebecca Pope-Ruark | TAPP 91 ★ Unraveling Faculty Burnout: Pathways to Reckoning and Renewal Paperback by Rebecca Pope-Ruark (Author) geni.us/EBSTK ★ Dr. Amanda J. Meyer on Twitter @amandameyerphd ★ ★ Use services like https://cloud.name-coach.com or https://namedrop.io to get students to pronounce their preferred names (and pronouns if they want) so you can learn the correct way to address them ★ HAPS Town Hall Archives AandP.info/HAPStownhall   Sponsored by AAA 1 minute A searchable transcript for this episode, as well as the captioned audiogram of this episode, are sponsored by the American Association for Anatomy (AAA) at anatomy.org. Searchable transcript Captioned audiogram  Don't forget—HAPS members get a deep discount on AAA membership! 8. Student Interest Survey 6 minutes The more we know about students, the more we can figure out ways to include them in our course. ★ Answer Garden (the Answer Garden for Kevin's Pre-A&P course) https://answergarden.ch/164268 ★ ACUE toolkit #8 (resources related to this tip)AandP.info/inclusive-teaching-2986ca   9. Inclusive Office Hours 9.5 minutes Are our office hours set up for our own convenience? Or do they instead reflect the diverse needs of our students? Learn how Kevin customizes his office hours by using an online scheduler. ★ ACUE toolkit #9 (resources related to this tip) AandP.info/inclusive-teaching-e4fcde ★ Kevin's online scheduler (combined view at AcuityScheduling; only the "student' appointment is linked in the course syllabus) AandP.info/kevin-schedule ★ Link to other scheduling apps: AandP.info/best-scheduling-79b8df   Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program 1 minute The Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction—the MS-HAPI—is a graduate program for A&P teachers, especially for those who already have a graduate/professional degree. A combination of science courses (enough to qualify you to teach at the college level) and courses in contemporary instructional practice, this program helps you be your best in both on-campus and remote teaching. Kevin Patton is a faculty member in this program at Northeast College of Health Sciences. Check it out! northeastcollege.edu/hapi   10. Valuing Diverse Viewpoints 3.5 minutes If we set expectations for valuing diverse viewpoints in our course—especially with the help (and buy-in) of our students—we can ramp up the inclusiveness of our course. ★ ACUE toolkit #10 (resources related to this tip) AandP.info/inclusive-teaching-086228   11. Inclusive Classroom Demeanor 26.5 minutes A playful class atmosphere is—by its very nature—an inclusive classroom atmosphere. The more flexible and playful our course is, the more inclusive it can become. ★ Playful & Serious Is the Perfect Combo for A&P | Episode 13 ★ Why Deadlines Are Important (blog post for A&P students; recommends meeting deadlines but suggests asking for flexibility when needed; link to this post from your course) theAPstudent.blogspot.com/2013/10/why-deadlines-are-important.html ★ Faculty Mindsets & Minority Student Achievement Gaps | Journal Club | TAPP 71   Sponsored by HAPS 1 minute The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS) is a sponsor of this podcast.  You can help appreciate their support by clicking the link below and checking out the many resources and benefits found there. Watch for virtual town hall meetings and upcoming regional meetings! Anatomy & Physiology Society theAPprofessor.org/haps   12. Learning from Mistakes 2.5 minutes We cannot evolve to be more inclusive faculty if we do not recognize and correct our mistakes. ★ Making Mistakes Teaching Anatomy & Physiology | Episode 63   13. Suggest a Different Instructor 9.3 minutes Sometimes, things simply do not click between you and a student—possibly thwarting their success. If possible, a student may benefit from switching to a section with a different instructor. ★ The relationship between psychological identification with instructors and student ratings of college courses (research article from Instructional Science) AandP.info/psychological-identification-ad33fa   14. Many Challenges Are Invisible 4.5 minutes If we are on the lookout only for visible diversity and visible challenges our students may face, we are going to miss the many different invisible challenges. If we want our course to be more inclusive, we must consider the invisible. ★ Invisible Disabilities and Postsecondary Education (article from DO-IT) AandP.info/invisible-disabilities-cc24a5 ★ Disability and Higher Education: “But You Don’t Look Disabled": Legitimizing Invisible Disabilities (article from the UN) AandP.info/disability-higher-d12803   15. Practice Love 5 minutes Practicing love—compassion, empathy, and kindness—for all our students is the foundational strategy that underlies all the tips the given in these two episodes on making our course more inclusive. ★ The Value of Empathy in Academia: Why You Should Care (article from American Society for Microbiology) AandP.info/value-empathy-795792 ★ Connecting in The Distance Course Special | Episode 50 (where I discuss the role of empathy in the A&P course)   If the hyperlinks here are not active, go to TAPPradio.org to find the episode page. ★ More details at the episode page: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-109.html ★ Transcript available in the transcript box: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-109.html ★ Need help accessing resources locked behind a paywall? Check out this advice from Episode 32 to get what you need! my-ap.us/paywall Take The A&P Professor experience to the next level! ★ theAPprofessor.org/community Earn cash by referring other A&P faculty to this podcast: ★ theAPprofessor.org/refer Tools & Resources ★ TAPP Science & Education Updates: theAPprofessor.org/updates ★ Amazon: amzn.to/2r6Qa3J ★ Text Expander: theapprofessor.org/textexpander ★ Rev.com: try.rev.com/Cw2nZ ★ Snagit & Camtasia: techsmith.pxf.io/9MkPW ★ Krisp Free Noise-Cancelling App: theAPprofessor.org/krisp ★ JotForm (build forms for free): theAPprofessor.org/jotform ★ The A&P Professor Logo Items: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/the-a-p-professor Sponsors ★ Transcript and captions for this episode are supported by the American Association for Anatomy | anatomy.org ★ The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society provides marketing support for this podcast | theAPprofessor.org/haps ★ Distribution of this episode is supported by the Northeast College of Health Sciences online graduate program in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction (HAPI) | northeast.edu/hapi Clicking on sponsor links helps let them know you appreciate their support of this podcast! 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As anatomy and physiology faculty, we put a lot of effort into developing strategies for learning the core concepts of human biology. It's easy to forget to build in some inclusive strategies that help all students grow and succeed. In this first of two episode, host Kevin Patton begins a list of simple and effective ways to make our A&P course more inclusive. 00:00 | Introduction 00:46 | The Inclusive Course 04:45 | 1. Reflect Diversity 12:21 | 2. Accessible Resources 21:06 | Sponsored by AAA 21:52 | 3. Inclusive Syllabus 26:03 | 4. Use Inclusive Language 30:25 | Sponsored by HAPI 31:30 | 5. Gender Pronouns 34:09 | 6. Use Preferred Names 40:47 | Sponsored by HAPS 41:40 | 7. Small Group Introductions 46:26 | Staying Connected   ★ If you cannot see or activate the audio player, go to: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-108.html 🏅 Apply for your credential (badge/certificate) for listening to this episode: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-108.html/#badge ❓ 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, Facebook, Blogger, Revue, Tumblr, or Instagram! @theAPprofessor 📰 Get the almost-daily TAPP Science & Education Updates theAPprofessor.org/updates Inclusive, good-quality education is a foundation for dynamic and equitable societies. (Desmond Tutu)   The Inclusive Course 4 minutes This episode—and the next one—discuss a large basket of practical ways we can make our anatomy and physiology course more inclusive. ★ Association of College & University Eductators (ACUE) toolkit (various resources for the inclusive course) AandP.info/inclusive-teaching-6be1c1 ★ ADVANCING DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN HIGHER EDUCATION (report on benefits of making courses inclusive) AandP.info/8879cb   1. Reflect Diversity 7.5 minutes Think about how we can reflect diversity in our society and in our world. ★ ACUE toolkit #1 (resources related to this tip) AandP.info/inclusive-teaching-da7061 ★ Finding Media | Images and More for Teaching Anatomy & Physiology ★ Mind The Gap: Black and Brown Skin (example from the TAPP Finding Media page) AandP.info/mind-gap-b1b44b   2. Accessible Resources 7.5 minutes Are our resources accessible to all students—and not just those students in our course right now? ★ ACUE toolkit #2 (resources related to this tip) AandP.info/inclusive-teaching-cf24ea ★ Episode page transcript link (for this episode) theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-108.html#episode-transcript ★ TAPPapp | The Free App for Listening to The A&P Professor podcast (each episode has an embedded transcript) ★ The A&P Professor at ListenNotes.com (time-coded transcript of each episode available) AandP.info/TAPPlistennotes   Sponsored by AAA 1 minute A searchable transcript for this episode, as well as the captioned audiogram of this episode, are sponsored by the American Association for Anatomy (AAA) at anatomy.org. Searchable transcript Captioned audiogram  Don't forget—HAPS members get a deep discount on AAA membership!   3. Inclusive Syllabus 4 minutes Are there opportunities in our syllabus to be more inclusive? ★ ACUE toolkit #3 (resources related to this tip) https://aandp.info/inclusive-teaching-4e7522 ★ The Syllabus Special | TAPP 75 (includes discussion of Test Zero) ★ Diversity Statement On a Syllabus (one of many how-to articles available to help you) AandP.info/diversity-statement-ee204a ★ Kevin's syllabus (my Pre-A&P syllabus has a number of features that promote inclusion; did I miss something? If so, let me know!) lionden.com/fis.htm ★ Kevin's pronoun page (every time I use (he/him), including my syllabus, I link it to this page) lionden.com/pronouns.htm   4. Use Inclusive Language 4.5 minutes Our language is evolving to be more inclusive—both in science and in society at large. Keeping up with and using inclusive language makes our course more inclusive. ★ ACUE toolkit #4 (resources related to this tip) AandPaandp.info/inclusive-teaching-99dda9 ★ Doing the Work of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (my essay on inclusion in textbboks) AandP.info/935b73   Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program 1 minute The Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction—the MS-HAPI—is a graduate program for A&P teachers, especially for those who already have a graduate/professional degree. A combination of science courses (enough to qualify you to teach at the college level) and courses in contemporary instructional practice, this program helps you be your best in both on-campus and remote teaching. Kevin Patton is a faculty member in this program at Northeast College of Health Sciences. Check it out! northeastcollege.edu/hapi   5. Gender Pronouns 2.5 minutes Using our preferred gender pronouns invites students to be their authentic selves in our course. ★ ACUE toolkit #5 (resources related to this tip) https://aandp.info/inclusive-teaching-040d88 ★ More on Eponyms in A&P Terminology | Episode 41 (episode where I discuss preferred pronouns) ★ Kevin's pronoun page (every time I use (he/him) I link it to this page) lionden.com/pronouns.htm   6. Use Preferred Names 6.5 minutes Using a student's preferred name—not necessarily the one on the roster and not necessarily the version we can pronounce more easily—values a student's personal identity and therefore improves inclusion in our course. Preferred pronunciation of their name is important, too. ★ ACUE toolkit #6 (resources related to this tip) AandP.info/inclusive-teaching-e8c082 Ep 41 ★ More on Eponyms in A&P Terminology | Episode 41 (episode where I discuss using personal names)   Sponsored by HAPS 1 minute The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS) is a sponsor of this podcast.  You can help appreciate their support by clicking the link below and checking out the many resources and benefits found there. Watch for virtual town hall meetings and upcoming regional meetings! Anatomy & Physiology Society theAPprofessor.org/haps   7. Small Group Introductions 5 minutes Starting the course with opportunities for students to introduce themselves in small groups can jumpstart the building of an inclusive course culture. ★ ACUE toolkit #7 (resources related to this tip) https://aandp.info/inclusive-teaching-e08b9e ★ The Syllabus Special | TAPP 75 (where I describe my first-day, small-group introduction activity) If the hyperlinks here are not active, go to TAPPradio.org to find the episode page. ★ More details at the episode page: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-108.html ★ Transcript available in the transcript box: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-108.html ★ Need help accessing resources locked behind a paywall? 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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 | Look Forward: New Habits 1:02:04 | Look Forward: 2022 Predictions 1:17:05 | Staying Connected ★ If you cannot see or activate the audio player, go to: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-107.html 🏅 Apply for your credential (badge/certificate) for listening to this episode: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-107.html/#badge ❓ 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, Facebook, Blogger, Revue, Tumblr, or Instagram! @theAPprofessor 📰 Get the almost-daily TAPP Science & Education Updates theAPprofessor.org/updates May this be the day We come together.   Mourning, we come to mend, Withered, we come to weather,   Torn, we come to tend, Battered, we come to better.   Tethered by this year of yearning, We are learning That though we weren't ready for this, We have been readied by it.   Steadily we vow that no matter How we are weighed down, We must always pave a way forward. (Amanda Gorman)   Look Back: Milestones & New Projects 18 minutes We look back at some significant events new initiatives of the past year/season. ★ Test Debriefing Boosts Student Learning | Episode 11 ★ theAPprofessor.org/2021 ★ theAPprofessor.org/bookclub ★ theAPprofessor.org/updates ★ theAPprofessor.org/107 ★ theAPprofessor.org/youtube ★ theAPprofessor.org/listennotes ★ theAPprofessor.org/TAPP app ★ theAPprofessor.org/pandemicteaching ★ theAPprofessor.org/community ★ linkedin.com/company/theapprofessor ★ theAPprofessor.org/survey   2021 Topics: Teaching & Learning 16 minutes We look at the major themes and topics in teaching and learning over the past season. It's a good way to remind ourselves of topics we want to go back and revisit, as well as remind ourselves of what we heard over the last year. ★ theAPprofessor.org/2021 ★ theAPprofessor.org/journalclub ★ theAPprofessor.org/bookclub   Remembering Linda Swisher 1.5 minutes A brief tribute to nurse and A&P educator Linda Swisher. ★ AandP.info/linda-0f88b6   2021 Topics: Science Updates 6.5 minute Wow. We covered a lot of different discoveries and other updates in the concepts and content of human science. ★ theAPprofessor.org/2021   Our Sponsors 4 minutes Thanks to our three faithful sponsors! They're our sponsors because of a shared mission. And because they're really nice! Please remember to thank them next time you interact with them. Or maybe just do it now. ★ American Association for Anatomy (AAA)  anatomy.org ★ ★ Searchable transcript ★ ★ Captioned audiogram  ★ Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction (the HAPI degree) northeastcollege.edu/hapi ★ Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS) the APprofessor.org/haps   2021 Predictions Revisited 10.5 minute How did Kevin do in his predictions from last year's debriefing episode? ★ theAPprofessor.org/community ★ 86 | What a Year! | Pandemic Teaching & More | A Reflection (last year's January episode)   Look Forward: New Habits 4 minutes Find out Kevin's commitment to a new habit. And a request for your help! ★ theAPprofessor.org/community   Look Forward: 2022 Predictions 15 minutes Hmmm. What are Kevin's psychic predictions for 2022? What are YOUR predictions? (Let us know!) ★ Textbook & Academic Authors Association (TAA) initiative on diversity, equity, and inclusion AandP.info/diversity-equity-ff35d3   If the hyperlinks here are not active, go to TAPPradio.org to find the episode page. ★ More details at the episode page: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-107.html ★ Transcript available in the transcript box: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-107.html ★ Need help accessing resources locked behind a paywall? 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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 ★ If you cannot see or activate the audio player, go to: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-106.html 🏅 Apply for your credential (badge/certificate) for listening to this episode: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-106.html/#badge ❓ 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, Facebook, Blogger, Revue, Tumblr, or Instagram! @theAPprofessor 📰 Get the almost-daily TAPP Science & Education Updates theAPprofessor.org/updates The more their attention is directed to how well they’re doing, the less engaged they tend to be with what they’re doing. (Susan D. Blum)   Ungrading 2 minutes Recent episodes of this podcast have called into question the common practices in grading, which leads us to a discussion of the movement called ungrading in this episode. In later segments, we chat with Dr. Staci Johnson of Southern Wesleyan University, who is experimenting with ungrading in her courses. ★ Staci Johnson's website stacinjohnson.com ★ Grading for Proficiency | Book Club: The One World School House | TAPP 103 ★ twitter.com/theAPprofessor Please follow @theAPprofessor to join the conversation! ★ Ungrading: an FAQ (from Jesse Stommel, a veteran of ungrading) AandP.info/ungrading-faq-1fcf92 ★ Grades are dehumanising, but ‘ungrading’ is no simple solution (also from Jesse Stommel) AandP.info/grades-dehumanising-e6a0dc   Sponsored by AAA 0.5 minutes A searchable transcript for this episode, as well as the captioned audiogram of this episode, are sponsored by the American Association for Anatomy (AAA) at anatomy.org. Searchable transcript Captioned audiogram  Don't forget—HAPS members get a deep discount on AAA membership!   Dr. Staci Johnson 20.5 minutes The first of a two-part conversation, Staci Johnson explains what she means by ungrading with standards-based grading. Then she begins her description of ways she's been implementing these strategies in her courses. ★ Ungrading (episode 350 of Teaching in Higher Ed podcast with guest Susan D. Blum, editor of Ungrading book; mentioned in this episode) AandP.info/susan-blum-dcf0a1 ★ Ungrading: Why Rating Students Undermines Learning (and What to Do Instead) (book by Susan D. Blum mentioned in this episode) https://geni.us/GY9Ds6 ★ Specifications Grading: Restoring Rigor, Motivating Students, and Saving Faculty Time (book by Linda B. Nilson mentioned in this episode)  geni.us/QBoWd9W ★ HAPS Learning Outcomes (from  home page, navigate to Resources > Learning Outcomes) theAPprofessor.org/haps   Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program 0.5 minute The Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction—the MS-HAPI—is a graduate program for A&P teachers, especially for those who already have a graduate/professional degree. A combination of science courses (enough to qualify you to teach at the college level) and courses in contemporary instructional practice, this program helps you be your best in both on-campus and remote teaching. Kevin Patton is a faculty member in this program at Northeast College of Health Sciences. Check it out! northeastcollege.edu/hapi   More Ungrading 20 minutes Second of our two-part conversation with Staci Johnson about ungrading with standards-based grading in the anatomy and physiology course. In this segment we learn more about how things are working in Staci's courses.   Sponsored by HAPS 0.5 minute The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS) is a sponsor of this podcast.  You can help appreciate their support by clicking the link below and checking out the many resources and benefits found there. Watch for virtual town hall meetings and upcoming regional meetings! Anatomy & Physiology Society theAPprofessor.org/haps   Long Winter's Nap 2.5 minutes This is the last episode of 2021. The next episode is planned for release in the third week of January 2022. That episode will be a look back at the last year, including checking out how Kevin's predictions from last year's January episode worked out. There will be new predictions for the coming year, plus some goals for new habits and new things to try. Why not call in your predictions or plans for the upcoming year? The hotline is open! 86 | What a Year! | Pandemic Teaching & More | A Reflection (last year's January episode)   Book Club 3 minutes Our new recommendation for The A&P Professor Book Club for Anatomy and Physiology Faculty is: ★ Ungrading: Why Rating Students Undermines Learning (and What to Do Instead) ★ Edited by Susan D. Blum ★ geni.us/GY9Ds6 ★ Book club entry: TAPP Book Club #42 ★ Get your digital credential for reading this book: TAPP Credential B042   If the hyperlinks here are not active, go to TAPPradio.org to find the episode page. ★ More details at the episode page: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-106.html ★ Transcript available in the transcript box: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-106.html ★ Need help accessing resources locked behind a paywall? 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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 in Bones 44:44 | Tubarial Salivary Glands 52:37 | Staying Connected ★ If you cannot see or activate the audio player, go to: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-105.html 🏅 Apply for your credential (badge/certificate) for listening to this episode: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-105.html/#badge ❓ 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, Facebook, Blogger, Revue, Tumblr, or Instagram! @theAPprofessor 📰 Get the almost-daily TAPP Science & Education Updates theAPprofessor.org/updates It is not over, unless you stop trying. (Nabil N. Jamal)   Is Anatomy Finished? 3 minutes It's easy to fall into that mindset that anatomy is "finished"—that there are no new discoveries to be made in the structure of the human body. But that's simply not the case. In this episode, Kevin reviews seven anatomical discoveries discussed in the last few years of this podcast.   Sponsored by AAA 0.5 minutes A searchable transcript for this episode, as well as the captioned audiogram of this episode, are sponsored by the American Association for Anatomy (AAA) at anatomy.org. Searchable transcript Captioned audiogram  Don't forget—HAPS members get a deep discount on AAA membership!   Rise of the Fabella 7.5 minutes The fabella (pl., fabellae) is a small, beanlike bone that may (or not) occur behind the knee joint. Recent evidence shows that it's showing up  more frequently in the population. Why? T★ he original version of this segment aired in Anatomic Variations in Humans | Fabella | Situs Inversus | Episode 43 ★ Fabella prevalence rate increases over 150 years, and rates of other sesamoid bones remain constant: a systematic review (recent research article) my-ap.us/2WkRSMs ★ Sore knee? Maybe you have a fabella (plain English report from the BBC) my-ap.us/2Wmd6cN ★ Fabella x-radiograph (to use in your course) my-ap.us/2Wm6Di3 ★ An illustration you can download as a PDF and use is available in the free TAPP APP theAPprofessor.org/TAPPapp ★ Improbable Destinies: Fate, Chance, and the Future of Evolution by Jonathan B. Losos  (book  on  updated  ideas  of  evolution) amzn.to/2L9fzCE ★ ★ Browse The A&P Professor Book Club my-ap.us/bookclub Fabella image: Jmarchn (my-ap.us/2Wm6Di3)   Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program 0.5 minute The Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction—the MS-HAPI—is a graduate program for A&P teachers, especially for those who already have a graduate/professional degree. A combination of science courses (enough to qualify you to teach at the college level) and courses in contemporary instructional practice, this program helps you be your best in both on-campus and remote teaching. Kevin Patton is a faculty member in this program at Northeast College of Health Sciences. Check it out! northeastcollege.edu/hapi   Barrier Macrophages 10.5 minutes We knew there were macrophages within, and upon, the synovial membrane that lines synovial joints. What we have just learned is that macrophages on the synovial membrane surface can bind with tight junctions to form a barrier layer. Go figure. ★ The original version of this segment aired in More on Spelling, Case, & Grammar | Episode 56 ★ Macrophages form a protective cellular barrier in joints (news summary) my-ap.us/33KVuLm ★ Locally renewing resident synovial macrophages provide a protective barrier for the joint (research article) my-ap.us/33H5e9H   Sponsored by HAPS 0.5 minute The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS) is a sponsor of this podcast.  You can help appreciate their support by clicking the link below and checking out the many resources and benefits found there. Watch for virtual town hall meetings and upcoming regional meetings! Anatomy & Physiology Society theAPprofessor.org/haps   Interstitium 3.5 minutes Has a new human organ discovered? Or is this news mostly hype? Or is the answer somewhere in the middle? ★ The original version of this segment first aired in Test Debriefing Boosts Student Learning | Episode 11 ★ Structure and Distribution of an Unrecognized Interstitium in Human Tissues (original research report) ★ Newly-discovered human organ may help explain how cancer spreads (article about the original report) ★ That “New Organ” Everyone Is Freaking Out About Is Probably Not New (article outlining criticism of the original report) ★ Is the Interstitium Really a New Organ? (another article interprets the original report) ★ Is This Tissue a New Organ? Maybe. A Conduit for Cancer? It Seems Likely. (yet another opinion) ★ The Human Organ Discovered in 2018 (and we have another opinion) Interstitium. Illustration by Jill Gregory. Printed with permission from Mount Sinai Health System, licensed under CC-BY-ND.   Button and Zipper Junctions 7.5 minutes Are you familiar with the button junctions that connect overlapping endothelial cells in lymphatic capillaries in a way that forms valves? What about zippers? Where do they fit into the story? (They do.) Here are some links to the details behind a great demo that Kevin shares for understanding lymphatic structure and function. ★ The original version of this segment aired in Promoting Academic Integrity in Our Course | Episode 25 ★ Functionally specialized junctions between endothelial cells of lymphatic vessels (2007 research article outlining button and zipper junctions; great images) ★ Plasticity of button-like junctions in the endothelium of airway lymphatics in development and inflammation. (2012 research article shows that zippers predominate in early development, but are then convert to buttons; also has some really cool images showing these junctions) ★ Lacteal junction zippering protects against diet-induced obesity (2018 research article) ★ ★ Tighter lymphatic junctions prevent obesity (perspective and summary of the research article; includes a nice slide you can use in teaching)   Lymphatic Micro-Organ 4.5 minutes One headline announced the discovering of a new human micro-organ. It turns out, researchers have found a distinct structure just beneath the capsule of lymph nodes called the subcapsular proliferative focus (SPF) where memory B cells hang out—not deep in the germinal center (GC).  This puts them in a good position to be activated by macrophages acting as antigen-presenting cells (APCs) and mount a strong secondary immune response. ★ The original version of this segment first aired in Modeling Professional Integrity | Episode 26 ★ Researchers Discover New ‘Micro-Organ’ in Human Immune System (news item about the discovery) ★ Memory B cells are reactivated in subcapsular proliferative foci of lymph nodes (research article from Nature Communications) ★ Second Harmonic Generation Imaging Microscopy: Applications to Diseases Diagnostics (describes the SHG method used to visualize the lymph node cells; see image)   Free Update Newsletter from The A&P Professor 1 minute A newly envisioned, newly styled, digital newsletter from The A&P Professor features news stories and updates in human science and education curated by Kevin Patton. To get your copy 2-3 times each week—or to simply check out previous editions—of this free newsletter, go to theAPprofessor.org/updates  Or fill out the form...   [revue_subscribe]   New Vessels in Bone 3.5 minutes Scientists have discovered a system of small vessels that cross every part of a bone's cortical layers to supply most of the bone's blood—over 80% of the arterial supply and 59% of venous drainage. The proposed name is trans-cortical vessels (TCVs). ★ The original version of this segment aired in Big Year in Anatomy & Physiology Teaching with The A&P Professor | Episode 36 ★ We’ve discovered a new type of blood vessel in our bones (brief article summarizing the discovery) my-ap.us/2B6tHce ★ A network of trans-cortical capillaries as mainstay for blood circulation in long bones (full research article) my-ap.us/2B6ttSq ★ Video (gif) showing a virtual trip through a TCV my-ap.us/2B6XX6H   Tubarial Salivary Glands 8 minutes A recent paper proposes the existence of a new organ—the paired tubarial salivary gland. It's suggested that this be added as a major salivary gland along with the parotid, submandibular, and submaxillary salivary glands. ★ The original version of this segment aired in New Organ | Dam Protons | Our Secret Language | TAPP 80 ★ The tubarial salivary glands: A potential new organ at risk for radiotherapy (original research article) my-ap.us/3khGFZe ★ Doctors May Have Found Secretive New Organs in the Center of Your Head (newspaper article) my-ap.us/31L4RvV ★ Cancer researchers discover new salivary gland (press release about discovery) my-ap.us/3m9mc9w ★ Image: my-ap.us/3jgsO3T (CC license)     If the hyperlinks here are not active, go to TAPPradio.org to find the episode page. ★ More details at the episode page: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-105.html ★ Transcript available in the transcript box: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-105.html ★ Need help accessing resources locked behind a paywall? 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Krista Rompolski joins us for another Journal Club episode—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! 00:00 | Introduction 00:45 | Journal Club 03:21 | Sponsored by AAA 03:53 | Article Summary 09:13 | Sponsored by HAPI 10:00 | Should Students Change Answers? 27:44 | Sponsored by HAPS 28:21 | Standardized Exams, Test Anxiety, and Mindset 53:14 | Staying Connected ★ If you cannot see or activate the audio player, go to: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-104.html 🏅 Apply for your credential (badge/certificate) for listening to this episode: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-104.html/#badge ❓ 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, Facebook, Blogger, Revue, Tumblr, or Instagram! @theAPprofessor 📰 Get the almost-daily TAPP Science & Education Updates theAPprofessor.org/updates Only the wisest, and the stupidest, people never change. (Confucius)   Journal Club 2.5 minutes We welcome Dr. Krista Rompolski back for another Journal Club episode.   Sponsored by AAA 0.5 minutes A searchable transcript for this episode, as well as the captioned audiogram of this episode, are sponsored by the American Association for Anatomy (AAA) at anatomy.org. Searchable transcript Captioned audiogram  Don't forget—HAPS members get a deep discount on AAA membership!   Article Summary 5 minutes Krista summarizes the following research paper: Should students change their answers on multiple choice questions? (article from Advances in Physiology Education) AandP.info/students-88c2c4   Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program 0.5 minute The Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction—the MS-HAPI—is a graduate program for A&P teachers, especially for those who already have a graduate/professional degree. A combination of science courses (enough to qualify you to teach at the college level) and courses in contemporary instructional practice, this program helps you be your best in both on-campus and remote teaching. Kevin Patton is a faculty member in this program at Northeast College of Health Sciences. Check it out! northeastcollege.edu/hapi   Should Students Change Answers? 17.5 minutes Krista and Kevin chat about the research paper and their own experiences as both students and faculty regarding test-taking skills.   Sponsored by HAPS 0.5 minute The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS) is a sponsor of this podcast.  You can help appreciate their support by clicking the link below and checking out the many resources and benefits found there. Watch for virtual town hall meetings and upcoming regional meetings! Anatomy & Physiology Society theAPprofessor.org/haps   Standardized Exams, Test Anxiety, and Mindset 25 minutes The conversation ranges wide as Kevin and Krista talk about standardized exams, test anxiety (or perhaps simply test nervousness), and the role of mindset in student success and student ability.   If the hyperlinks here are not active, go to TAPPradio.org to find the episode page. ★ More details at the episode page: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-104.html ★ Transcript available in the transcript box: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-104.html ★ Need help accessing resources locked behind a paywall? Check out this advice from Episode 32 to get what you need! my-ap.us/paywall Take The A&P Professor experience to the next level! ★ theAPprofessor.org/community Earn cash by referring other A&P faculty to this podcast: ★ theAPprofessor.org/refer Tools & Resources ★ TAPP Science & Education Updates: theAPprofessor.org/updates ★ Amazon: amzn.to/2r6Qa3J ★ Text Expander: theapprofessor.org/textexpander ★ Rev.com: try.rev.com/Cw2nZ ★ Snagit & Camtasia: techsmith.pxf.io/9MkPW ★ Krisp Free Noise-Cancelling App: theAPprofessor.org/krisp ★ JotForm (build forms for free): theAPprofessor.org/jotform ★ The A&P Professor Logo Items: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/the-a-p-professor Sponsors ★ Transcript and captions for this episode are supported by the American Association for Anatomy | anatomy.org ★ The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society provides marketing support for this podcast | theAPprofessor.org/haps ★ Distribution of this episode is supported by the Northeast College of Health Sciences online graduate program in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction (HAPI) | northeast.edu/hapi Clicking on sponsor links helps let them know you appreciate their support of this podcast! Follow The A&P Professor on  Twitter, Facebook, Blogger, Revue, Tumblr, or Instagram @theAPprofessor The A&P Professor® and Lion Den® are registered trademarks of Lion Den Inc. (Kevin Patton) As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. I may be compensated for links to sponsors and certain other links.
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 of Foundation Concepts 29:46| Sponsored by HAPS 30:26 | Example of Proficiency Testing 38:47 | Staying Connected   ★ If you cannot see or activate the audio player, go to: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-103.html 🏅 Apply for your credential (badge/certificate) for listening to this episode: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-103.html/#badge ❓ 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, Facebook, Blogger, Revue, Tumblr, or Instagram! @theAPprofessor 📰 Get the almost-daily TAPP Science & Education Updates theAPprofessor.org/updates It is the connections among concepts—or the lack of connections—that separate the students who memorize a formula for an exam only to forget it the next month and the students who internalize the concepts and are able to apply them when they need them a decade later. (Salmon Khan)   Book Club: The One World School House 12.5 minutes A new entry in The A&P Professor Book Club, this book by Salman Khan, developer of  Khan Academy, has been very influential for Kevin. Listen to some impressions of The One World School House: Education Reimagined in this segment, then read additional notes in The A&P Professor Book Club review. ★ Book Club for Anatomy & Physiology Professors ★ The One World School House book club description: my-ap.us/bookclub41 ★ Bookstore description: geni.us/IgLjaXg   Sponsored by AAA 0.5 minutes A searchable transcript for this episode, as well as the captioned audiogram of this episode, are sponsored by the American Association for Anatomy (AAA) at anatomy.org. Searchable transcript Captioned audiogram  Don't forget—HAPS members get a deep discount on AAA membership!   Does Averaging Grades Measure Proficiency? 7 minutes When we average our assignments and tests, or total their points, to arrive at a course grade, are we potentially glossing over deficits in learning? In this segment explores the idea that students may be incompetent in one or more groups of concepts and still get a B in our course. Might it be better to require a minimum score on all tests? ★ Quizzed About Tests | FAQs About Patton Test Strategies | TAPP 99 ★ More Quizzing About Kevin’s Wacky Testing Scheme | Book Club | TAPP 100 ★ Even MORE Test Answers | Normal Body Temperature? | TAPP 101 ★ Online Testing Effectiveness Data | Turning My Gray Hair Brown | TAPP 102   Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program 0.5 minute The Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction—the MS-HAPI—is a graduate program for A&P teachers, especially for those who already have a graduate/professional degree. A combination of science courses (enough to qualify you to teach at the college level) and courses in contemporary instructional practice, this program helps you be your best in both on-campus and remote teaching. Kevin Patton is a faculty member in this program at Northeast College of Health Sciences. Check it out! northeastcollege.edu/hapi   Importance of Foundational Concepts 7.5 minutes If a student performs under par on early course modules that require understanding foundational concepts, how can they be expected to succeed in later modules that require that foundational knowledge? Maybe that's not the best approach.   Sponsored by HAPS 0.5 minute The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS) is a sponsor of this podcast.  You can help appreciate their support by clicking the link below and checking out the many resources and benefits found there. Watch for virtual town hall meetings and upcoming regional meetings! Anatomy & Physiology Society theAPprofessor.org/haps   Example of Proficiency Grading 8.5 minutes Here, Kevin shares some experience from his Pre-A&P course—which uses proficiency grading. Each student must pass a module test with a B+ or better (85% score) before the next module is unlocked, eventually unlocking the final exam. All topics in the course must have a B+ score before students can pass this pass/fail course. NOTE: The terms proficiency grading and mastery grading and related terms can each mean different things in different contexts. For the purpose of this episode, grading for proficiency means grading in a way that ensures that all essential objectives of a course are met at an acceptable level to pass that course. In other words, it's not possible to be deficient in any of the essential learning outcomes and still pass the course. ★ Success Supplements (recorded video seminar that discusses how Kevin's Pre-A&P course was developed) ★ Pre-A&P Foundations in Science (Kevin's course syllabus) lionden.com/fis.htm   If the hyperlinks here are not active, go to TAPPradio.org to find the episode page. ★ More details at the episode page: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-103.html ★ Transcript available in the transcript box: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-103.html ★ Need help accessing resources locked behind a paywall? 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Can you believe it? Even more questions about my wacky testing scheme are answered in this episode—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 Data 50:16 | Staying Connected   ★ If you cannot see or activate the audio player, go to: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-102.html 🏅 Apply for your credential (badge/certificate) for listening to this episode: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-102.html/#badge ❓ 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, Facebook, Blogger, Revue, Tumblr, or Instagram! @theAPprofessor 📰 Get the almost-daily TAPP Science & Education Updates theAPprofessor.org/updates If you need statistics to prove it, it isn't true. (anonymous professor)   Growing in Kindness 9.5 minutes Following up on a theme about being sensitive and accurate in our terminology introduced in Episode 101, Kevin discusses wrestling with the term master and its derivatives such as mastery. This is part of his efforts at becoming a kinder, more compassionate, and more empathetic teacher. ★ Even MORE Test Answers | Normal Body Temperature? | TAPP 101 ★ Racist Computer Engineering Words: ‘Master,’ ‘Slave’ and the Fight Over Offensive Terms - The New York Times (article about controversy surrounding potentially offensive terminology) my-ap.us/3laBH3c ★ Let’s dump master-slave terms: they’re vague, horrible, and we’re better off without them (article about the controversy that examines alternatives) my-ap.us/3Bdgk6O   Sponsored by AAA 0.5 minutes A searchable transcript for this episode, as well as the captioned audiogram of this episode, are sponsored by the American Association for Anatomy (AAA) at anatomy.org. Searchable transcript Captioned audiogram  Don't forget—HAPS members get a deep discount on AAA membership!   We Are the Hippocampus 6 minutes New information about the functions of the hippocampus suggest that it helps us link together memories to form a kind of narrative in our minds. Likewise, the A&P instructor helps students connect together seemingly distant concepts into a coherent narrative. Let's be the hippocampus! ★ The Storytelling Special | Episode 48 ★ Hippocampus Is the Brain’s Storyteller - Neuroscience News (summary of recent discovery) my-ap.us/3uD7MUx ★ The hippocampus constructs narrative memories across distant events: Current Biology (research article about the discovery) my-ap.us/3a80azK   Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program 0.5 minute The Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction—the MS-HAPI—is a graduate program for A&P teachers, especially for those who already have a graduate/professional degree. A combination of science courses (enough to qualify you to teach at the college level) and courses in contemporary instructional practice, this program helps you be your best in both on-campus and remote teaching. Kevin Patton is a faculty member in this program at Northeast College of Health Sciences. Check it out! northeastcollege.edu/hapi   Turn My Gray Hair Brown 3 minutes We know all too well that our hairs can turn from their natural color to white, giving the overall appearance of patches of gray hair. We also know that stress can be cause of that transformation. New research shows that in some people, a period of non-stress can allow some white hairs to return to their natural color. What?! ★ Making Mistakes Teaching Anatomy & Physiology | Episode 63 (includes segment on how stress causes graying of hair) ★ Gray Hair Can Return to Its Original Color--and Stress Is Involved, of Course - Scientific American (feature article summarizing new information on hair gray-reversal) my-ap.us/3l9a9uW ★ Quantitative mapping of human hair greying and reversal in relation to life stress | eLife (research article outlining the discovery) my-ap.us/2YsQUE9   Sponsored by HAPS 0.5 minute The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS) is a sponsor of this podcast.  You can help appreciate their support by clicking the link below and checking out the many resources and benefits found there. Watch for virtual town hall meetings and upcoming regional meetings! Anatomy & Physiology Society theAPprofessor.org/haps   Online Testing: Effectiveness Data 27 minutes All kinds of practical tips on using randomized tests, why we (especially) need transparency when using them, making test items, formats, student-generated test items, and more. ★ Quizzed About Tests | FAQs About Patton Test Strategies | TAPP 99 ★ More Quizzing About Kevin's Wacky Testing Scheme | Book Club | TAPP 100 ★ Even MORE Test Answers | Normal Body Temperature? | TAPP 101 ★ Testing as Teaching (seminar) theAPprofessor.org/testingasteaching  ★ ★ This is an updated & re-recorded version of the invited conference paper Testing as Teaching Co-Medical Anatomy: A Practical View (Anatomical Science International 79 p. 188) presented at the 16th International Conference of the IFAA (Kyoto, Japan) in 2002.   If the hyperlinks here are not active, go to TAPPradio.org to find the episode page. ★ More details at the episode page: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-102.html ★ Transcript available in the transcript box: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-102.html ★ Need help accessing resources locked behind a paywall? 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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 | What About Lab Practicals? 1:01:31 | Staying Connected   ★ If you cannot see or activate the audio player, go to: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-101.html 🏅 Apply for your credential (badge/certificate) for listening to this episode: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-101.html/#badge ❓ 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, Facebook, Blogger, Revue, Tumblr, or Instagram! @theAPprofessor 📰 Get the almost-daily TAPP Science & Education Updates theAPprofessor.org/updates   Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal. (Albert Camus)   What Does "Normal" Mean? 7.5 minutes What does "normal" mean? In this segment, Kevin asks whether that (very commonly used) term is really all that helpful. Note: In my narration, I estimated 30% of the text in my Anatomy & Physiology textbook is the word "normal." That was hyperbole. To make a point. That percentage is not accurate. Nor is is it "normal."   Sponsored by AAA 1.5 minutes A searchable transcript for this episode, as well as the captioned audiogram of this episode, are sponsored by the American Association for Anatomy (AAA) at anatomy.org. Searchable transcript Captioned audiogram  Don't forget—HAPS members get a deep discount on AAA membership!   What is Normal Body Temperature? 17 minutes The "normal" discussion continues by examining ideas about what the average human body temperature is. Hint: it's NOT 37°C. And...wait for it...it's getting lower over time! ★ A Critical Appraisal of 98.6°F, the Upper Limit of the Normal Body Temperature, and Other Legacies of Carl Reinhold August Wunderlich (Mackowiak article in JAMA) my-ap.us/3tQd8eG ★ Decreasing human body temperature in the United States since the Industrial Revolution (article from eLife) my-ap.us/3AltIFI ★ eLife Podcast Episode 63 (segment 4 features an author of the cited eLife article) my-ap.us/3tOQqUc ★ Introduction to A&P (Kevin's student outline that covers body temp issues) lionden.com/ap1out-intro.htm   Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program 1.5 minute The Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction—the MS-HAPI—is a graduate program for A&P teachers, especially for those who already have a graduate/professional degree. A combination of science courses (enough to qualify you to teach at the college level) and courses in contemporary instructional practice, this program helps you be your best in both on-campus and remote teaching. Kevin Patton is a faculty member in this program at Northeast College of Health Sciences. Check it out! northeastcollege.edu/hapi   In Our Last Episode... 3 minutes A brief recap of the two previous episodes, which prepares us for some follow-up discussion. ★ Quizzed About Tests | FAQs About Patton Test Strategies | TAPP 99 ★ More Quizzing About Kevin’s Wacky Testing Scheme | Book Club | TAPP 100   Sponsored by HAPS 1.5 minute The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS) is a sponsor of this podcast.  You can help appreciate their support by clicking the link below and checking out the many resources and benefits found there. Watch for virtual town hall meetings and upcoming regional meetings! Anatomy & Physiology Society theAPprofessor.org/haps   Practical Tips on Testing 19 minutes All kinds of practical tips on using randomized tests, why we (especially) need transparency when using them, making test items, formats, student-generated test items, and more. ★ Teaching in Higher Ed podcast with Bonni Stachowiak Episode 350 Ungrading with Susan D. Blum (includes a comment by Bonnie regarding adopting radical strategies in disciplines with board exams) my-ap.us/2WY4hLG ★ Testing as Teaching (online seminar containing info on my use of Respondus test-editing software) ★ Test Question Templates Help Students Learn | TAPP 70 (episode with Greg Crowther explaining his TQT system) ★ Weight Stigma! The Difficult Cadaver | Journal Club Episode | TAPP 93 (episode with Krista Rompolski and a discussion of weight bias among health professionals)   What About Lab Practicals? 8.5 minutes More on how similar test items can cause issues for students who don't carefully examine each test item. Can open, online, randomized testing be used as a strategy to help students prepare for their lab practicals? Maybe even supplement or replace lab practicals during a pivot (like, um, er, a pandemic)?       If the hyperlinks here are not active, go to TAPPradio.org to find the episode page. ★ More details at the episode page: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-101.html ★ Transcript available in the transcript box: theAPprofessor.org/podcast-episode-101.html ★ Need help accessing resources locked behind a paywall? 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