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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

What does the new blood test for concussion measure? Why red pens are not ideal for grading and feedback. Flipped learning isn't as hard as it sounds if you use short video presentations.

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


Feb 19, 2018

Blood doping stories are effective in helping student students apply and integrate diverse concepts in anatomy and physiology. Concept mapping helps students learn and helps teachers assess learning, plus diagnose misconceptions and other concerns.

Use concept mapping for student learning and assessment.
Blood doping is...

Feb 12, 2018

Cumulative testing enhances long-term learning, preparing students for final exams, later courses, and professional careers. The genetic code of others also influences our biological traits. Screencasts help students with course tools in this digital age.

Kevin shares his experience of using cumulative testing to...

Feb 6, 2018

How many proteins are there in a cell? Can a sneeze rupture the throat? The Anatomical Society publishes a curated list of online resources. The featured topic is how pre-tests can boost learning by students.


Pre-testing is not just for assessment—it helps learning, too.
A weird sneeze injury.