Monday, July 15, 2019

The Storytelling Special | Episode 48


00:49 | Special Series
05:24 | Storytelling in the A&P Course
20:14 | Storytelling is a Human Skill
22:16 | Sponsored by HAPS
22:38 | Playful & Serious Stories
36:43 | Sponsored by AAA
37:01 | Cells Hate Calcium
43:52 | Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program
44:18 | Actin & Myosin in Love
56:03 | Podcast Award Nomination
56:56 | Last Best Story

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To be playful and serious at the same time is possible, and it defines the ideal mental condition. (John Dewey)

 

1 | Special Series of Episodes

4.5 minutes

This and the next few episodes will be super, spectacular, and special. So I'm calling them "specials" just like the grownups in the media world do.

These specials are single-topic-ish recasts of some of the major themes from the past 18 months of this podcast. A mix of old and new. But mostly, the classic stuff that we'll benefit from reviewing and reflecting upon.

The general topic of this special episode revolves a recurring theme of this podcast:

teaching as a form of storytelling

 

 

2 | Storytelling in the A&P Course

15 minutes

Kevin explains why he thinks storytelling is the heart of effective teaching, especially in the A&P course. He outlines the “storytelling persona”; making sure there is a beginning, middle, and end to our stories, applying storytelling to both lectures and the entire course, using drama, conflict and resolution, and other techniques.

 storytelling

3 | Teachers vs. Robots | AI in Teaching

2 minutes

Artificial intelligence (AI) is seen by some as the emerging technology to replace teachers. Really? How should we respond? In Episode 47, I suggest that developing the uniquely human (and humane) skills—such as storytelling—is our best strategy. This is a clip taken from the middle of that segment.

 robot

4 | Sponsored by HAPS

0.5 minutes

The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS) is a sponsor of this podcast.  You can help appreciate their support by clicking the link below and checking out the many resources and benefits found there. AND mention your appreciation to the HAPS leadership while you are at the conference—or anytime that you communicate with them.

Anatomy & Physiology Society 

theAPprofessor.org/haps

 HAPS logo

 

5 | Playfulness & Seriousness

14 minutes

Segment 1 explained Kevin's view that effective A&P teachers are good storytellers. This segment "continues the story" by discussing analogies. Analogies can be stories that help students understand complex concepts. Sometimes, they are most effective when they are playful, which helps engage students and makes the stories easy to remember. Kevin relates his use of "phosphorylation frogs" in a story that can be referred to every time ATP generation comes up in the course. What are the pros and cons of using analogies?

 playfulness

6 | Sponsored by AAA

0.5 minute

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!

 American Association of Anatomists

7 | Cells Hate Calcium (and Sodium) but Love Potassium

7 minutes

A simple analogy can help students remember a recurring principle about cell behavior involving important ions.

 

8 | Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program

0.5 minute

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!

nycc.edu/hapi

 NYCC Human Anatomy and Physiology Instruction

9 | Actin & Myosin: A Love Story

12 minutes

Kevin tells the story of actin and myosin as an analogy to a classic love story. This playful story reflects the focus of recent episodes about the use of storytelling and analogies in teaching A&P.

 Romeo & Juliet

10 | Podcast Award Nomination

1 minute

The A&P Professor podcast needs additional nominations to get to the next round of The People's Choice Podcast Awards. Lot more. Will you please take a moment to nominate this podcast? And ask your friends and relatives, even strangers, to also nominate us?

PodcastAwards.com

 Podcast Award

11 | Last Best Story in Adult Neurogenesis & ANS Pathways

12 minutes

The "last best story" is what I tell my students I'm providing to them. That approach emphasizes the evolving nature of scientific understanding. In this episode, I mention two stories that are evolving right now.

reading a book

 

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Saturday, July 13, 2019

Virtual Open House for Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction

You know that online graduate degree in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction—the HAPI degree—that I'm always talking about? I just found out that they're offering a virtual Open House this coming Monday, July 15, at 8 pm ET. 

This event is completely online, like the MS-HAPI degree itself. And it'll give you a better idea of what it's all about. And you can ask all those questions that have been occurring to you.

Whether it's because you realize the benefit of additional training for yourself in "how to teach A&P" or you want to know more so you can pass it along to colleagues or prospective hires in your department, it'll be worth the small investment of time.

Just go to theAPprofessor.org/2019hapi to sign up for the virtual Open House:

Monday, July 15, at 8 pm ET

Yeah, I know. It's late notice. I just found out about it recently, myself. If you miss the Open House, that's okay—you can go to nycc.edu/hapi anytime to find out more about the program.

Note: I'm a founding faculty member in HAPI and the program currently sponsors the free distribution of my podcast The A&P Professor.



Please forward this notice to all those who you think might be interested!


Monday, July 1, 2019

The Human Microbial System | Episode 47


00:50 | Teachers vs. Robots
14:29 | Sponsored by HAPS
14:57 | Podcast Award Nomination
15:50 | Sponsored by AAA
16:13 | Featured: The Human Microbial System
29:50 |  Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program
30:21 | Special Episodes Coming!
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Life did not take over the world by combat, but by networking. (Lynn Margulis and Dorion Sagan)

1 | Teachers vs. Robots | AI in Teaching

13.5 minutes
Artificial intelligence (AI) is seen by some as the emerging technology to replace teachers. Really? How should we respond?
 robot

 

2 | Sponsored by HAPS

0.5 minutes
The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS) is a sponsor of this podcast.  You can help appreciate their support by clicking the link below and checking out the many resources and benefits found there. AND mention your appreciation to the HAPS leadership while you are at the conference—or anytime that you communicate with them.

 HAPS logo


3 | Podcast Award Nomination

1 minute
The A&P Professor podcast needs additional nominations to get to the next round of The People's Choice Podcast Awards. Lot more. Will you please take a moment to nominate this podcast? And ask your friends and relatives, even strangers, to also nominate us?

PodcastAwards.com

 Podcast Award

 

4 | Sponsored by AAA

0.5 minute
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!
 American Association of Anatomists

 

5 | The Human Microbial System

13.5 minutes
The human microbiome is rapidly emerging as an important character in the story of human structure and function. Perhaps we should start thinking of it alongside the other major systems of the body—as the human microbial system (HMS).
  • Encyclopedia of Ecology (definition of niche) my-ap.us/2XwrLGj
  • The Integrative Human Microbiome Project (a brief overview from Nature) my-ap.us/2ZQHtcH
  • Resources in the special collection from Nature:
    • Milestones in human microbiota research (timeline) my-ap.us/2ZTNVjo
    • Human Microbiome Project, part 2 (list of articles) my-ap.us/2ZXzpXV
    • Longitudinal multi-omics of host–microbe dynamics in prediabetes (article) my-ap.us/2ZSPhdX
    • The Integrative Human Microbiome Project (perspective article) my-ap.us/2ZQHtcH
    • Racioethnic diversity in the dynamics of the vaginal microbiome during pregnancy (article)my-ap.us/2ZYFa7H
  • Meta-omics analysis of elite athletes identifies a performance-enhancing microbe that functions via lactate metabolism (research article) my-ap.us/2ZOW34D
    • Working out the bugs: microbial modulation of athletic performance (related overview) my-ap.us/2ZTv0VS
  • Google NGram Viewer (chart showing frequency of term microbiome in all books indexed by Google 1970-2008) my-ap.us/2ZYyIh3
 Microbiome-NGramViewer

 

6 | Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program

0.5 minute
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!

nycc.edu/hapi

 NYCC Human Anatomy and Physiology Instruction

 

7 | Special Series of Episodes

2.5 minutes
The next few episodes will be super, spectacular, and special. So I'm calling them "specials" just like the grownups in the media world do.
These specials will be single-topic-ish recasts of some of the major themes from the past 18 months of this podcast. A mix of old and new. But mostly, the classic stuff that we'll benefit from reviewing and reflecting upon.
Hold onto your seats, this is going to be a blast!

woman leaning forward
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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Episode 47 Intro | TAPP Radio Preview


Host Kevin Patton previews the content of the upcoming full episode, which focuses on the human microbiome, teaching in the age of artificial intelligence, and a special summer series of episodes.

bacteria

There's more... some word dissections and Mindi Fried's recommendation for The A&P Professor Book Club.

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Topics

0.5 minute

  • Teaching A&P in the age of artificial intelligence
  • The human microbial system (human microbiome)
  • Special episodes this summer!

Word Dissections

6.5 minutes

  • Artificial intelligence (AI)
  • Microbe
  • Microbiome

Book Club

3.5 minutes

  • Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep?: A Neuroscientific View of the Zombie Brain
    • by Timothy Verstynen & Bradley Voytek
    • amzn.to/2FAkniR
    • Recommended by Mindi Fried
  • Special opportunity
    • Contribute YOUR book recommendation for A&P teachers!
    • First five submitted and used will be in a drawing for a Kindle Fire HD 10 tablet
    • Any contribution used will receive a $25 gift certificate
    • The best contribution is one that you have recorded in your own voice (or in a voicemail at 1-833-LION-DEN)
  • Check out The A&P Professor Book Club

zombie book

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Monday, June 17, 2019

The Wallenda Model of Homeostasis | Episode 46


00:44 | Measles & Immune Amnesia
09:16| Sponsored by HAPS
09:44 | Bone Growth Update
13:55 | Sponsored by AAA
14:27 | Featured: The Wallenda Model of Homeostasis
40:43 |  Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program
41:32 | Hearing from YOU
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After nourishment, shelter, and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world. (Philip Pullman)

1 | Measles and Immune Amnesia

8.5 minutes
Measles (MV) is very contagious and can be deadly, even though some cases are mild to moderate. However, it can also "erase" some or all of our immune memory!
  • Measles and Immune Amnesia (article from American Society for Microbiology) my-ap.us/2F0Chew
  • Watch: The tricks that make measles so infectious (video you can use in your class) my-ap.us/2EWugar
  • Notes
    • In this segment, the necessary step of memory cells producing effector cells (that engage pathogens) in subsequent exposures to the "remembered" pathogen is glossed over for simplicity of discussion.
    • Presumably, the "live" attenuated MV used in vaccination triggers formation of memory cells against MV without causing the full-blown infection that impairs immune memory of other pathogens. 

measles

 

2 | Sponsored by HAPS

0.5 minutes
The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS) is a sponsor of this podcast.  You can help appreciate their support by clicking the link below and checking out the many resources and benefits found there. AND mention your appreciation to the HAPS leadership while you are at the conference—or anytime that you communicate with them.

 HAPS logo


3 | Bone Growth Update

4 minutes
How we understand growth of a long bone at the epiphyseal plate may be changing a bit. Check out the audio and the links below to find out more.
  • New mechanism of bone growth discovered (summary article) my-ap.us/2EYEdEc
  • A radical switch in clonality reveals a stem cell niche in the epiphyseal growth plate. (journal article in Nature) my-ap.us/2F2cwKy
 bone growth

4 | Sponsored by AAA

0.5 minute
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!
 American Association of Anatomists

5 | The Wallenda Model of Homeostasis

26 minutes
Multiple models of homeostasis may be needed for students to fully understand the important core concept of homeostasis. Here, Kevin describes an analogy he uses—a person on a highwire. Listen to why he calls this model The Wallenda Model and find out how he uses it to better understand homeostasis.
    • The Wallendas are a family of highwire artists famous for very high/long "sky walks" and human pyramids on the wire
      • Karl Wallenda, the most famous of the clan, died from a fall off the wire during a sky walk
      • The famous 7-person pyramid was also marred by a tragic fall
    • Elements of The Wallenda Model
      • Variable: position of body
      • Set point: directly over the wire
      • Sensors: nerve receptors (eyes, inner ears, muscle stretch receptors, etc.)
      • Integrator: brain
      • Effectors: skeletal muscles
    • Where to send students:
 

6 | Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program

0.5 minute
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!
 NYCC Human Anatomy and Physiology Instruction

 

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Episode 46 Intro | TAPP Radio Preview


Host Kevin Patton previews the content of the upcoming full episode, which focuses on The Wallenda Model of homeostasis, along with other topics. There's more... some word dissections and a special opportunity from The A&P Professor Book Club.

 

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Topics

1.5 minute

  • Measles and loss of immune memory
  • Update in how long bones grow
  • The Wallenda Model of homeostasis continues Kevin's list of three main analogies for teaching homeostasis

Word Dissections

6 minutes

  • Chondrocyte
    • Chondroprogenitor cell
  • Epiphysis
    • Epiphyseal plate
  • Amnesia

Book Club

5 minutes

  • Special opportunity
    • Contribute YOUR book recommendation for A&P teachers!
    • First five submitted and used will be in a drawing for a Kindle Fire HD 10 tablet
    • Any contribution used will receive a $25 gift certificate
    • The best contribution is one that you have recorded in your own voice (or in a voicemail at 1-833-LION-DEN)
  • Check out The A&P Professor Book Club

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

The Fishbowl Model of Homeostasis | Episode 45


01:03 | Poll Results: Addressing Professors
11:23 | Sponsored by HAPS
11:43 | Running Concept List Video
14:20 | Sponsored by AAA
14:41 | TAPP Secret Identity Revealed
28:50 |  Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program
29:17 | Featured: Fishbowl Model of Homeostasis
41:33 | Hearing from YOU

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A few years ago, the city council of Monza, Italy, barred pet owners from keeping goldfish in curved bowls... saying that it is cruel to keep a fish in a bowl with curved sides because, gazing out, the fish would have a distorted view of reality. But how do we know we have the true, undistorted picture of reality? (Stephen Hawking)

 

1 | Poll Results: Addressing Professors

10.5 minutes

 

How Our Students Address Us | Semi-Identical Twins | Papers & Feedback | Episode 44 discussed how we prefer our students to address us. Do we prefer first names? Last names? Professor? Doctor?

Here are the results of our brief Twitter poll (twitter.com/theAPprofessor/status/1129902305262874625)

 poll results

2 | Sponsored by HAPS

0.5 minutes

The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS) is a sponsor of this podcast.  You can help appreciate their support by clicking the link below and checking out the many resources and benefits found there. AND mention your appreciation to the HAPS leadership while you are at the conference—or anytime that you communicate with them.

Anatomy & Physiology Society 

theAPprofessor.org/haps

 HAPS logo

 

3 | Running Concept List Video

2.5 minutes

Kevin's recent workshop on using running concept lists to teach and learn anatomy and physiology is now available as a bonus to regular listeners in an abbreviated video. The video is available only on the TAPP APP, the app in which you can listen to episodes of this podcast—and get bonus content, such as this video!

 running concept lists

 

4 | Sponsored by AAA

0.5 minute

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!

 American Association of Anatomists

 

5 | Identity Revealed: The (REAL) A&P Professor

14 minutes

The title of this podcast—The A&P Professor—can be a bit confusing. Is it like "The Ohio State?" Is Kevin "the" A&P professor? Are you "the" A&P professor? Anonymous hackers, maybe? Find out in this segment!

  • Looking for hip logo stuff? Check out theAPprofessor.org/hipstuff
    • Purchases made in the online store help defray podcasting expenses
  • The A&P Professor is registered trademark of Lion Den Inc. (that's Kevin Patton's writing/speaking/consulting business)
    • Which makes this legally THE The A&P Professor
  • The A&P Student (blog for A&P students) theAPstudent.org

 hip mug

 

6 | Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program

0.5 minute

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!

nycc.edu/hapi

 NYCC Human Anatomy and Physiology Instruction

7 | Fishbowl Model of Homeostasis

12.5 minute

Multiple models of homeostasis may be needed for students to fully understand the important core concept of homeostasis. Kevin uses the typical thermostat model (feedback loop or engineered control system) along with several other models. Here, he describes the fishbowl model of homeostasis.

fishbowl model

  • Optional equipment for demonstration/storytelling
  • A physiologist's view of homeostasis (article in Advances in Physiological Education related to the HAPS workshop I mentioned, this paper proposes a particular way to represent homeostasis in a diagram) my-ap.us/2HSJL5b
  • BONUS: The TAPP APP has a sample handout you can use with your students (app only)

table showing fishbowl model of homeostasis

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Saturday, June 1, 2019

Episode 45 Intro | TAPP Radio Preview


Host Kevin Patton previews the content of the upcoming full episode, which focuses on the Fishbowl Model of homeostasis and other topics. There's more... some word dissections, a lot of them, and a recommendation from The A&P Professor Book Club.

fish bowl

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Topics

1 minute

  • Addressing the Professor |  Looking at the Ep. 44 Twitter poll
  • Concept list workshop | HAPS 2019
  • The A&P Professor: who is that, really?
  • Featured: the Fishbowl Model of homeostasis

Word Dissections

10 minutes

  • Homeostasis
  • Thermostat
  • Sodium (Na)
    • Natrium
  • Potassium (K)
    • Kalium

Book Club

3.5 minutes

Salt: A World History

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Monday, May 20, 2019

How Our Students Address Us | Episode 44


00:43 | Right and Left, Oh My!
04:22 | Sponsored by HAPS
06:11 | Semi-Identical Twins
12:33 | Sponsored by AAA
12:52 | Sorting Student Papers
17:50 | Stickers? Really?
24:24 |  Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program
24:59 | Featured: How Students Address Us
42:43 | Hearing from YOU

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For once, maybe someone will call me "Sir," without adding "...you're making a scene."
(Homer Simpson)

 

1 | Right and Left, Oh My!

3.5 minutes

In Episode 43 (the previous full episode), I mistakenly swapped my "left" and "right" when describing situs inversus in a body donor from the 1800s. Oops. I corrected it later in the audio file, but the corrected audio may not play in all platforms.

This mistake does bring up how easy it is to get even the simple stuff wrong without realizing that's what's coming out of our mouth! Yikes.

 look right, look left

2 | Sponsored by HAPS

2 minutes

The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS) is a sponsor of this podcast.  You can help appreciate their support by clicking the link below and checking out the many resources and benefits found there. AND mention your appreciation to the HAPS leadership while you are at the conference—or anytime that you communicate with them.

Anatomy & Physiology Society 

theAPprofessor.org/haps

Kevin’s Unofficial Guide to the HAPS Annual Conference | 2019 Edition | Episode 42

Check out Kevin's workshop on Running Concept Lists!

 HAPS logo

 

3 | Semi-Identical Twins

6.5 minutes

Semi-identical twinning, where two sperm and one egg unite to form two offspring, both sharing 100% identical maternal genome but not sharing an identical paternal genome. Also called sesquizygotic twinning (a term not used in the podcast), there's more to it than Kevin could discuss here, so check out the resources:

  • Semi-identical twins 'identified for only the second time' (plain English summary) my-ap.us/2WLupnS
  • Molecular Support for Heterogonesis Resulting in Sesquizygotic Twinning (full article from New England Journal of Medicine; includes diagrams and video) my-ap.us/2WPsBdt
  • Sesquizygous Twinning (NEJM animated video summary) my-ap.us/2WMVoPX

 boy-girl twins

4 | Sponsored by AAA

0.5 minute

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!

 American Association of Anatomists

5 | Sorting Student Papers

5 minutes

A simple, inexpensive accordion file folder can make recording of grades (exams, reports, assignments) easier, quicker, and more accurate.

NOTE: If you have the free TAPP APP installed on your iOS (Apple) device, Android device, or Kindle Fire, then you can access the BONUS video that demonstrates this technique.

 accordion file

6| Stickers? Really?

6.5 minutes

stickersYeah, kindergarten teachers put stickers on student papers to motivate them. But this minimalist form of "gamification" can help motivate college and university students, too. Try it! It's cheap and easy. If it doesn't motivate your students, at least it will make your course's culture a bit more fun and positive, right?

 

7| Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program

0.5 minute

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!

There will be a HAPI table in the Exhibit Hall at the 2019 HAPS Annual Conference. Stop by and say hi!

nycc.edu/hapi

 NYCC Human Anatomy and Physiology Instruction

8 | How Our Students Address Us

17.5 minutes

A conversation with Mike Pascoe got me to thinking about different preferences we have for how we want our students to address us. Professor? Mr. or Ms.? Doctor? or just Kevin. As long as they don't call me late for dinner, eh?

There's more to this question than meats the eye (and ear)!

  • Some different takes on this:
    • Do You Make Them Call You ‘Professor’? | Why I began to rethink my views on classroom decorum (opinion article) my-ap.us/2WQFYue
    • Doctor, Professor or 'Hey, You'? (opinon article)my-ap.us/2WMBFQD
  • Weigh in now (while it's still up) on Twitter: What do you prefer that your students call you?

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