The temperature of mitochondria.
A podcast recommendation.
Revisiting the cumulative approach.
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(0:50) Mitochondria run about 10 °C hotter than the other components of the cell.
- Hot mitochondria? (an article in PLOS Biology)
(2:20) Paul Gabrielsen of the University of Utah introduces his new serial podcast that tells the story of the discovery of remains of medical education cadavers buried on campus about a hundred years ago.
(6:26) A comment on Episode 4 by Margaret Thompson Reece sparks continued discussion of the value of (and practical suggestions for) a cumulative approach to teaching and learning.
- Medical Science Navigator (Margaret Thompson Reece's website; share this link with your students!)
- Episode 4 | Cumulative Testing Makes Learning Last (where we first encounter the cumulative approach)
- Cumulative Testing Enhances Learning (Kevin's blog post summarizing cumulative testing, including links to other resources).
- Episode 3 | Testing as Teaching (emphasizes the role of tests as retrieval practice rather than summative assessment)
- HAPS Comprehensive Exam (find out more about this cumulative test from the Human Anatomy & Physiology Society)
- Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning (one of Kevin's favorite books on teaching, it further explains the value of cumulative testing)
- Episode 1 | Why Spaced Retrieval Practice is Your Most Powerful Teaching and Learning Tool (a prior episode covering a related topic)
- Start A&P 2 with a Final Exam (a blog post about Kevin's Test Zero mentioned in this episode)
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