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by Kevin Patton

The A&P Professor PodcastTAPP Radio

Kevin Patton

The A&P Professor podcast (TAPP Radio)
for anatomy & physiology faculty
is hosted by award-winning
A&P professor & author
Dr. Kevin Patton

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Episode 127

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Winter Short

Golgi Apparatus
Green Pen


Episode 126

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Ten Things We Forget to Tell Students About Cells

A Forest in My Office
My Winter Shorts Are Ready
Peeing Again

Episode 125

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The Pee Episode

Teaching Urinary & Renal Concepts
Why is it so hard?
Song by Greg Crowther

Episode 124

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Anatomy & Physiology:
Combo or Split?

Journal Club with
Dr. Krista Rompolski

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Episode 123

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Fonts, Syllabi, and Poop

Promoting Course Culture Beyond the Syllabus
Poop Songs Go Viral
Do Dysfluent Fonts Promote Learning?

Episode 121

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The Poop Episode

Poop Reading
Monitoring Poop for Health
Pushing or Holding Poop
Poop Terminology

Episode 120

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Anatomy & Physiology Syllabus: It’s an Art

Influencing the Course Culture
Illustrating the Syllabus
Inviting Inclusion
Trimming Long Syllabi

Episode 119

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Minding the Mind’s Eye in Slides

Phantasia, Aphantasia, Hyperphantasia
Images and Text in Slides
Feedback on Abortion Misconceptions

Episode 122

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Teaching Human Reproduction

A Chat with
Dr. Margaret Reece
Medical Science Navigator for A&P Students

Episode 118

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Pregnancy & Abortion Misconceptions We can Fix in A&P

Why Address These Concepts?
Concepts & Misconceptions

Episode 117

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Why A﹠P Faculty Need to Become Students

Olfactory Adaptation
CSF Regulates Memory

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Episode 116

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Why Anatomy & Physiology Students Need Sectional Anatomy

Expiration Dates / Deadlines
Slide Tricks (Again)
Book Club: I Am Multitudes
Finding Media

Episode 115

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Are You a Warm Demander?

More Deadlines, Death, & Due Dates
Which Arm for a Booster?
Grow New Auditory Hair Cells
Intestinal Breathing

Episode 114

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Skin’s Microbiome & Other Stories

Revisiting Deadline Leniency
Shoulders and Birth
Missing B Vitamins
Book Club—Clean: The New Science of Skin

Episode 113

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Why Do A&P Students Hate Histology?

How Can We Fix That?
Birding for Tissues
Gamification: Can it make histology learning fun?

Episode 112

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Should We Extend Deadlines?

Scientific models & analogies
Color Codes in Science
Text/Assignment Deadlines

Episode 111

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Digesting Foods and Fads

A Chat with author
Judi Nath
about another of her new books

Episode 110

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Sins Against Science

A Chat with Judi Nath
About Her New Book About
Science Misinformation

Episode 109

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The Inclusive Anatomy & Physiology Course | Part 2

Inclusive office hours
Student interest survey
Invisible challenges
Practice Love

Episode 108

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The Inclusive Anatomy & Physiology Course | Part 1

Diversity & Inclusion
Accessible Resources
Inclusive Syllabus & Terminology
Preferred Pronouns & Names

Episode 107

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Directions in A&P Teaching

Review Teaching & Science Updates
2021 Predictions Revisited
New Predictions for 2022

Episode 106

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Ungrading with Standards Based Grading

Chat with Staci Johnson
Book Club


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Episode 105


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Is Anatomy Finished?

Or are new discoveries being made?
Review some recent discoveries!

Episode 104

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Should Students Change Answers?

Journal Club with
Krista Rompolski

Episode 103

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Grading for Proficiency

Pitfalls of Averaging Scores
Foundational Concepts
Example of Proficiency Grading
Book Club

Episode 102

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Online Testing:
Effectiveness Data

Reversing the Graying of Hair
Avoiding the Term Master
Hippocampus as Storyteller

Episode 101

Online testing

Even MORE Test Answers

Practical Tips for Open, Online, Randomized Tests
What is Normal?
What is Normal Body Temperature?

Episode 100

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More on Wacky Open Test Schemes

Open Tests & Board Exams
Feedback on Tests
Debriefing & Challenges
Book Club

Episode 99

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Quizzed About Tests

FAQs about Patton Test Strategies
Randomized Tests
Spaced Retrieval Practice
Cumulative & PreTests
Open-book & Integrity

Episode 98

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Star Power

Help Student Identify Learning Goals
Make Textbooks Visible
COVID-19 Damages Cilia
Cells Make Soap?

Episode 97

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Six More Textbook Tricks

Using Textbooks Effectively
Helping Students Read Textbooks
Read and Raid the Textbook
When We Hate Our Textbook

Episode 96

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Even More Slide Tricks!

Proper Use of Terminology
Terrific Title Slides
Much More!

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Episode 95

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More Slide Tricks

Effective Teaching Presentations
Using Text with Images
Effective Use of Images

Episode 94

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Do A&P Textbooks Have Too Much Content?

Tunneling Nanotubes
How Teeth Sense Cold
Green & Red Feedback

Episode 93

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Weight Stigma! The Difficult Cadaver

Journal Club Episode
with Krista Rompolski
Weight Bias in Dissection Courses

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Episode 92

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Are We Answering Student Questions?

Understanding What Students Really Want to Ask
Power Skills for Answering Students
New Discovery about Brain Plaques

Episode 91

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A Chat with Rebecca Pope-Ruark
Author of Agile Faculty
Faculty Burnout Expert

Episode 90

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Taking Bold Steps in Teaching

Digital vs. Paper Note Taking
Pandemic Weight Change
Diluting Plasma Reverses Aging

Episode 89


Smooth Teaching with Slides

Brain’s Background Noise
How Exercise Affects Immunity
Blood Marker for Longevity
Mitochondria During Cell Division

Episode 88

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The Proper Order of Topics in A&P

Competitive Leaderboards
Student Feeling of Teaching Themselves

Episode 87

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Micro-Credentials & Gamification

Brown & Black Skin
Refresher Tests

Episode 86

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What a Year!

A Look Back as We Start Year 4
Predictions for the Year Ahead

Episode 85

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Student Evaluations of Teaching II

Proactive, Active, & Reactive Strategies
Part II of II

Episode 84

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Student Evaluations of Teaching I

The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly
Part I of II

Last updated: November 2, 2022 at 11:56 am

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