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The A&P Professor Podcast
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Content updates and teaching advice for teachers of human anatomy & physiology (A&P) from professor, author, and mentor Kevin Patton. 

Have a question, comment, or an idea for an episode you'd like to hear—or in which you would like to participate or help plan? Contact host Kevin Patton. Or call the podcast hotline at 1-833-LION-DEN (1-833-546-6336).

For more details on each episode—including transcripts—please visit The A&P Professor website.

Feb 26, 2018

New blood test for concussion.
Why red pens are not ideal for grading and feedback.
Flipped learning isn't as hard as it sounds.

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(1:04) The FDA recently approved a new blood test for concussions. How is the test used and what does it tell us? 

Feb 19, 2018

Use concept mapping for student learning and assessment.
Blood doping is a perennial news topic that helps apply central concepts of A&P.

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(0:48) Blood doping stories related to the 2018 Winter Olympics (or in any context) are effective in helping student students apply and...

Feb 12, 2018

Kevin shares his experience of using cumulative testing to strengthen long-term learning.
Use video walk-throughs to help students navigate your digital course platforms.
Sometimes other people's genes influence an individual's biological traits.

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(0:50) Things will get...

Feb 6, 2018

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 reasonable average number of proteins in a cell is 42 million. How might we incorporate that bit of...