Top 15 Tips
to Thrive in Your Anatomy & Physiology Course

  1. Help students identify study methods that are the most successful for them.

  2. Give students clear learning objectives to help guide them into the material.

  3. Be yourself, be genuine.

  4. Keep it active, ask questions, drive participation.

  5. Include relevancy to help the learning process.

  6. Layer the materials. Remind them of the importance of core concepts.

  7. Model how to think. Model how to draw. Model how to build concept maps.

  8. Use a variety of materials to present information (i.e. document cameras, hand drawn images, etc.).

  1. Conduct one-point bonus quizzes for each class based on material covered in previous lectures.

  2. Help students understand the terminology. Use word building. Have a “vocabulary moment.”

  3. Identify the important physiological concepts and have students engage in activities to learn them.

  4. Encourage students to learn from each other. Assign them to study buddies.

  5. Provide practice opportunities like multiple choice and interactive questions.

  6. Orchestrate short formative assessments that are completed both in and outside the classroom.

  7. Find ways to give students a sense of ownership in the learning process.