0:48 | Blood doping and the 2018 Winter Olympics
6:32 | Featured topic: Concept Maps Help Student Find Their Way
1 | Blood doping and the 2018 Winter Olympics
Host Kevin Patton briefly discusses that blood doping stories related to the 2018 Winter Olympics (or in any context) are effective in helping student students apply and integrate diverse concepts in anatomy and physiology
- Olympic athletes are cheating more often than you think (article concerning current issues in doping)
- Doping topics from The A&P Professor blog (various concepts that apply doping in A&P courses)
- World Doping Agency | WADA (website with various resources, including their official prohibited list)
- Blood Sport: Alex Rodriguez, Biogenesis, and the Quest to End Baseball’s Steroid Era (book)
- Tainted Blood: The Untold Story of the 1984 Olympic Blood Doping Scandal (book)
- Doping, Performance-Enhancing Drugs, and Hormones in Sport: Mechanisms of Action and Methods of Detection | Emerging Issues in Analytical Chemistry (A great acquisition suggestion for your institution’s library)
2 | Concept Maps Help Students Find Their Way
The featured topic is concept mapping and its uses in helps students learn and helping instructors assess learning and diagnose misconceptions and other learning concerns. Includes discussion of the constructivist theory behind concept maps, a brief history of their use in learning science, and lot of practical tips for incorporating concept maps in both teaching and learning in your A&P course.
- Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning
- Teaching Nursing Using Concept Maps
- Deep Active Learning: Toward Greater Depth in University Education
- Topics in concept mapping for students from The A&P Student blog
- Concept Maps | A How-To for A&P Students (link from your course website or syllabus)
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