Apr 8, 2019
Host Kevin Patton gets a call from Mike Pascoe that sparks more discussion of eponyms in teaching, revisits brain neurogenesis in adults and a note from Adam Rich about Barbara Waxer's advice for finding media to use in teaching prompts Kevin to launch a central collection. Plus a word about personal names and pronouns to use with students.
00:40 | Adult Brain Neurogenesis
05:36 | Sponsored by HAPS
06:17 | Finding Media for Teaching A&P | Adam Rich
10:42 | Sponsored by AAA
11:21 | Eponyms Again! | Mike Pascoe
27:58 | Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program
28:39 | Personal Names and Pronouns
The sweetest sound in the
world is the person's own name.
A recurring topic in this podcast, here's some recent evidence for adult neurogenesis in the brain.
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Adam Rich sparks another look at Barbara Waxer's advice in Episode 28 about finding and using media in our teaching. Barbara's "bonus" list of collections has now been added to a new page at The A&P Professor website. And you are asked to contribute!
The searchable transcript for this episode, as well as the captioned audiogram of this episode, are sponsored by The American Association of Anatomists (AAA) at anatomy.org. Their big meeting is in April at the Experimental Biology (EB) meeting in Orlando FL. Check it out!
After recalling that in the previous episode, Kevin forgot that when discussing Broca's massive sideburns, he could have mentioned that the term "sideburn" is itself an eponym. Then Mike Pascoe calls in with a tip and triggers additional conversation about how to handle eponyms in our teaching.
The Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction—the MS-HAPI—is graduate program for A&P teachers. A combination of science courses (enough to qualify you to teach at the college level) and courses in instructional practice, this program helps you power up your teaching. Kevin Patton is a faculty member in this program. Check it out!
Learning, using, and properly pronouncing students names is worth the effort to connect with learners personally and build mutual trust and respect. Likewise, introducing our own preferred gender pronouns opens the door for including the personal pronoun preference of student (should that be important to them) and can help connect with our students in ways that improve the learning environment.
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