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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. 

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Apr 2, 2018

 Kevin discusses recent news that a new human organ has been discovered. Systematic debriefing by students after each test can boost their learning. Kevin explains a tool he uses to help students learn how to analyze their tests effectively.

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

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Interstitium. Illustration by Jill Gregory.
Printed with permission from
Mount Sinai Health System,
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(0:46) Has a new human organ discovered? Or is this news mostly hype? Or is the answer somewhere in the middle?


(4:56) Testing can be a powerful learning strategy. Debriefing in a systematic way after each test can leverage the learning value of tests and boost learning even more.

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