The A&P Professor

43 EpisodesProduced by Kevin Patton

Explore human anatomy and physiology (A&P) teaching and learning with host Kevin Patton. An experienced professor, textbook author, and mentor, Kevin is a recognized leader in A&P teaching. The A&P Professor builds on the practical approach taken in Kevin's popular blogs, newsletters, and websites. … read more

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Big Ideas: The Essential Concepts of AP | TAPP Episode 35

January 14th, 2019

28:04

0:39 | Cholesterol & ApoB in Cardiac Risk
5:48 | How Oxytocin Works
9:49 | Sponsored by HAPS
10:11 | Smell Affects Cortisol / Stress
14:38 | …

Episode 35 Intro | TAPP Radio Preview

January 10th, 2019

16:18

Power Tips for Dissection Activities | TAPP Episode 34

December 31st, 2018

38:44

0:43 | Summer neuroscience workshop
3:45 | Ganglion cells
10:52 | Sponsored by HAPS
11:13 | Featured topic 1: Dissection lists
30:49 | Sponsored by AAA
31:02 | Featured topic 2: Pre-dissection practice

 

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Episode 34 Intro | TAPP Radio Preview

December 26th, 2018

15:23

Test Frequency in the AP Course | TAPP Episode 33

December 17th, 2018

26:11

0:41 | Hair color inheritance
7:07 | Sponsored by AAA
7:21 | Building body maps
10:14 | Preview episodes
11:39 | Sponsored by HAPS
12:11 | Featured: …

Episode 33 Intro | TAPP Radio Preview

December 13th, 2018

12:04

Helping Students With Test Anxiety | TAPP Episode 32 | BONUS

December 3rd, 2018

57:02

  0:53 | It's a BONUS episode!
  1:15 | Mitochondrial inheritance
  4:28 | Cardiac stem cells
  6:48 | Sponsored by HAPS
  7:20 | Help getting journal articles
11:18 | Sponsored by AAA
11:31 | Featured: Helping students …

Episode 32 Intro | TAPP Radio Preview

November 29th, 2018

14:46

The Elephant Episode | TAPP Episode 31

November 19th, 2018

24:14

Episode 31 Intro | TAPP Radio Preview

November 15th, 2018

9:52

Host Kevin Patton previews the content of The Elephant Episode. Huh? Yep, elephants.

There's more...including a small bit of bonus content to make …

The Nazi Anatomists - A Conversation with Aaron Fried | TAPP Episode 30

November 5th, 2018

35:36

0:40 | Listen up: feedback on accommodating hearing impairment
5:06 | HAPS is now a sponsor of this podcast!
6:36 | Update in epigenetics
10:07 | Handedness in cells
13:45 | Featured: The Nazi Anatomists (a chat with …

Episode 30 Intro | TAPP Radio Preview

November 1st, 2018

7:30

Host Kevin Patton previews the content of The Nazi Anatomists, featuring another chat with Aaron Fried.

There's more...including a small bit of 

The Silent Teacher - A Conversation with Aaron Fried | TAPP Episode 29

October 22nd, 2018

37:53

0:43 | Why is this podcast loud?
3:56 | AAA now funds episode transcripts
5:58 | The TAPP app & your homework assignment
11:50 | Featured: The Silent Teacher (the human body donor)

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Using Media in Our AP Course - Advice From Barbara Waxer | TAPP Radio 28

October 8th, 2018

40:26

0:40 | How many genes in the human genome? An update.
4:36 | A new sensory structure found in the gut
9:27 | Featured: Advice on using media properly - chat with Barbara Waxer

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Understanding How We Learn, a Chat with Yana Weinstein Megan Sumeracki | TAPP Radio 27

September 24th, 2018

29:21

Modeling Professional Integrity | TAPP Episode 26

September 10th, 2018

22:35

0:42 | A new micro-organ in our lymph nodes?
5:31 | Daily Nuzzel newsletter with curated headlines for A&P teachers
7:18 | Succeed in A&P podcast mentioned us!
9:04Featured: Modeling professional integrity

Promoting Academic Integrity in Our Course | TAPP Episode 25

August 27th, 2018

41:03

Greg Crowther sings A Physiologist's Blessing (3.5 min)
Button & zipper junctions in the lymphatic capillaries (7.5 min)
Methods to promote …

The Syllabus Episode | Bonus | TAPP Episode 24

August 13th, 2018

1:19:39

Introduction (2 min)
Do students read the syllabus? What is a syllabus? (8 min)
Reading and raiding the syllabus (14.5 min)
First-day activities | A syllabus quiz? (18.5 min)
Basic elements of a syllabus (13.5 min)
More …

EVEN MORE Tricks for Retention Success in Online Courses | TAPP Episode 23

August 6th, 2018

27:59

Medical mitochondria (4 min)
Syllabuses: I need your help (1 min)
Review of first two parts of this series (3 min)
Featured: EVEN MORE Tricks for Retention & Success in Online Courses (18.5 min)

 

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49 MORE Tricks for Retention Success in Online Courses | TAPP Episode 22

July 23rd, 2018

31:20

Syllabuses? Syllabi? Which is correct? (3 min)
Continuing the conversation (1 min)
Featured: 49 MORE Tricks for Retention & Success in Online Courses (22 min)
Next episode is part 3 of 3 (1 min)

 

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49 Tricks for Retention Success in Online Courses | TAPP Episode 21

July 9th, 2018

34:42

Transcripts, captioned audiograms, &  more! (7.5 min)
Intro to featured topic (1 min)
49 tricks for retention & success in online courses (32.5 min)
Connecting with this podcast (1 min)

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Reading AP Terms Out Loud Helps Reading Comprehension | TAPP Episode 20

June 25th, 2018

22:24

How many genes in the human genome? (3.5 min)
Free book of brain facts (2.5 min)
Expand the reach of this podcast (3.5 min)
Why students should read …

Caring for Students Helps Them Succeed | TAPP Episode 19

June 11th, 2018

30:32

Summer schedule reminder (< 1 min)
Giving slides to students (6 min)
Update on the TAPP APP (1.5 min)
Catch up with sleep on weekends (3 min)

Contour Drawing Helps Students Learn Anatomy | TAPP Episode 18

May 26th, 2018

23:39

TAPP APP now available! (2 min)
Introduction to Paul Krieger (2 min)
Contour drawing for anatomy with Paul Krieger (19 min)
Change to a biweekly …

Kevin's Unofficial Guide to the HAPS Annual Conference | TAPP Bonus Episode

May 21st, 2018

41:45

Getting ready for the annual conference of the Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS)? Long-timer Kevin Patton gives some tips on how to get …

End-of-Term Reviews Help Keep Your Course on Track | TAPP Episode 17

May 14th, 2018

29:11

How do you spell mamillary? (5.5 min)
Leave each semester with confidence after a course review. (22.5 min)

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How Do YOU Pronounce It? | TAPP Episode 16

May 7th, 2018

21:06

Actin Myosin - A Love Story | TAPP Radio 15

April 30th, 2018

20:48

 

Why does the Golgi apparatus looks so weird? (5.5 min)
A love story analogy for muscle contraction? (8 min)
Don't forget the Alexa skill for this …

Are Learning Styles Real? Why or Why Not? | TAPP Radio 14

April 23rd, 2018

23:38

Can adult brains make new neurons? Again. (4 min)
See you at HAPS 2018? (5.5 min)
Learning styles. Harm or help? Or a bit of both? (12 min)

If you …

Playful Serious Is the Perfect Combo for AP | TAPP Radio 13

April 16th, 2018

19:56
 

Why the term meatus is weird. (3 min)
Convenient ways to subscribe to TAPP Radio. (2 min)
Playfulness and analogies have a role in storytelling. …

Storytelling is the Heart of Teaching AP | TAPP Radio 12

April 9th, 2018

23:27

 

Microglia prune synapses to remodel brain circuits. (6 min)
Kevin's new online seminar on Long-Term Learning. (1 min)
Teaching A&P tells the story of the human body. (15 min)

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Test Debriefing Boosts Student Learning | TAPP Radio 11

April 2nd, 2018

23:54

 

Has a new organ been discovered? (4 min)
Students benefit from debriefing after each test. (18.5 min)

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Nine Super Strategies for Teaching the Skeleton | TAPP Radio 10

March 26th, 2018

26:10

 

New Alexa skill for this podcast! (3.5 min)
Free media from the National Science Foundation. (1.5 min)
Tips for teaching the skeleton. (15.5 min)

Supporting Returning Learners | TAPP Radio 9

March 19th, 2018

29:33

Peripersonal neurons monitor our environment.
Daily headlines for A&P teachers.
Supporting learners coming back to school.

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Running Concept Lists Help Students Make Connections | TAPP Radio 8

March 12th, 2018

26:37

Neurogenesis in the adult brain.
Cells hate calcium (an analogy)
Your take on teaching A&P
Running concept lists to enhance deep learning.

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Teaching for Long Term Learning | TAPP Radio 7

March 5th, 2018

25:43

The AP Professor | Trailer

March 5th, 2018

0:33

Give Your Course a Half Flip With a Full Twist | TAPP Radio 6

February 26th, 2018

30:05

Concept Maps Help Students Find Their Way | TAPP Radio 5

February 19th, 2018

30:01

Cumulative Testing Makes Learning Last | TAPP Radio 4

February 12th, 2018

25:16

Kevin shares his experience of using cumulative testing to strengthen long-term learning.
Use video walk-throughs to help students navigate your …

Pre-Testing for a Powerful Learning Boost | TAPP Radio 3

February 6th, 2018

24:24

Pre-testing is not just for assessment—it helps learning, too.
A weird sneeze injury.
The Anatomical Society's list of online resources.
How many proteins are there in a cell?

 

A recent analysis suggests that a …

Testing as a Teaching Strategy | Students Learn From Tests | TAPP Radio 2

January 27th, 2018

30:55

Testing is not just for assessment—tests can be a primary way to learn.
What's in the new blood pressure guidelines?
Going to the annual HAPS …

Why Spaced Retrieval Practice is Your Most Powerful Teaching and Learning Tool | TAPP Radio 1

January 24th, 2018

30:54

Spaced retrieval practice may be the magic spell you are looking for.
An immune role for platelets.
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