Change the game with the most missed questions report! Succeed in A&P Episode 28

Published July 25, 2018

By Bill Hoover, Bunker Hill Community College

In Episode 28 of Succeed in A&P, we provide insights into how Bill Hoover takes advantage of the different reports generated inside Connect and SmartBook. Bill reveals his best teaching practices to improve learning outcomes he uses in his Anatomy and Physiology classroom.

Join Jim Connely (McGraw-Hill) and Bill Hoover (Bunker Hill Community College) as they discuss the Bill’s research on using the most missed questions report in SmartBook AND the Connect Insights report. As you listen, we have a fun Easter Egg in this episode for you to find. Bill talks about his advice to new users and adjuncts too, there is something to learn for everyone! Tune in today. Happy 4th of July from the Succeed in A&P Podcast!

Bill Hoover


Dr. William Hoover is the CEO of 529 LLC and cofounder and former President of Tuatara Corporation, educational technology companies in Boston, MA. He is also the Chair of Anatomy and Physiology at Bunker Hill Community College in Boston, Massachusetts. In addition, he is an author of digital learning assets, Adaptive Learning Technologies and Digital Lab Simulators.

For the past 7 years, he has conducted digital pedagogical research under a nationally funded STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) grant. His research focuses on how students learn, and faculty most effectively teach, with emerging digital tools. In addition, for the past 5 years he has served as a Digital Faculty Consultant for McGraw-Hill, providing curricular and instructional design assistance to colleges, universities, and career programs. The design provides alignment to accrediting board standards and outcomes.

In 2011, he was chosen as one of 50 individuals across the world to speak in Oxford, England at their annual roundtable to discuss the impact of technology in higher education. He was awarded the NISOD award for teaching excellence in 2010, and in 2009 he received the Private Industry Council’s “P.I.C. Achiever Award” for helping Boston Inner City High School’s digitally align their curriculum to Boston area Colleges, so students could make a successful academic transition.


2:00- Bill’s teaching experience and digital teaching tools
4:30- Bill’s favorite aspects of Connect and Reveal
9:20- Most missed questions report research and benefits
12:10- Building student confidence and identifying knowledge gaps
16:00- Student videos for Connect reports
18:00- Advice for digital new users and new adjuncts of teaching
23:10- The usage of the Insight Report
27:50- Connect user challenge
29:10- BEST teaching strategy: extra credit method
35:10- Future vision for Anatomy and Physiology



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Anatomy & Physiology: The Unity of Form and Function

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Anatomy & Physiology: The Unity of Form and Function

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