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The A&P Professor

86 EpisodesProduced by Kevin PattonWebsite

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

Host Kevin Patton invites listeners to the 2018 Annual HAPS Conference, then summarizes a few key points from the new 2017 blood pressure guidelines, giving practical tips for the A&P course. The featured topic is how online tests can be used for retrieval practice, thus providing a powerful learning experience.

 

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 conference?

 

I encourage all anatomy and/or physiology instructors to attend the 2018 Annual Conference of the Human Anatomy and Physiology in Columbus OH. (0:50)

 

I summarize a few key points from the new 2017 guidelines on hypertension and their impact on how we talk about blood pressure in our A&P course. (3:45)

 

A previous topic, spaced retrieval practice (Episode 1), is the basis for a new discussion of Kevin's experience using online tests to provide students with regular and required spaced retrieval practice. (10:17)

 

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