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Hi PECOP Colleagues,

My name is Monica McCullough and I teach an intro level of human physiology at Western Michigan University. In an effort to help my students retain information in this course I have thought about taking concepts and tucking them under 5 major umbrellas for physiology. While I teach the systems separately, I will color code each system and place them with these "umbrellas": Homeostasis, Energy, Physics, Chemistry and Autonomic Nervous System. For example, with the Circulatory System, Valves of the heart would fall under the physics umbrella, Heart rate control with the ANS, Ca++ pumps in the SR for Energy, etc. Am I crazy? What have I missed? Also, if anyone is interested in collaborating on a course set up this way, please contact me.  Thanks!

This thread was posted on August 8, 2018 at 8:26 PM ET by Monica McCullough.
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Re: Thinking of a new way to teach human physiology

Hi Monica,

First off, there are real people out here, not just the spam bots. I'm reaching out to the APS Education office to let them know that this is starting to be a problem again.

The first place I'd suggest you look as you develop this idea is Core Concepts of Physiology. I've attached the PDF version here, but you can also find it directly available from the APS. It might give you some ideas into how they have broken down the wide field of physiology and what else you might include in your organization scheme.



This was posted on November 20, 2018 at 4:02 PM ET by Ryan Downey.
Re: Re: Thinking of a new way to teach human physiology

It took me a minute to realize the irony of commenting on the proliferation of the spam bots on the forum and then offer you a PDF file to download. Feel free to reach out to me through the .edu email I have listed on my profile. You can also download the book directly from the APS, or you might be able to get it from Springer using your institutional access.



This was posted on November 20, 2018 at 4:32 PM ET by Ryan Downey.
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