Visible Body's pre-made two-semester A&P course is geared for a traditional undergrad course using assets from Visible Body's apps. It is available for your Courseware account as two separate courses, broken down by semester.
The course is authored by Cynthia Harley, Ph.D., assistant professor at Metropolitan State University in St. Paul, MN. You can read more about Professor Harley and how she structured the course here.
- 22 units for each major body system that each contain
- Guided notes for instructors and students that outline the goals and topics for each unit
- Assignments with instructions and learning objectives based on Visible Body app content
- Lab activities
- Links to open source resources, such as games, blog articles, and videos
- Links to other reference material, including Visible Body eBooks and labs
- Graded quizzes
- A sample syllabus for each semester with learning objectives and related lab activities and reading modules from Visible Body’s Anatomy & Physiology app.
- The ability for you to use Professor Harley’s assignments as they are, or tailor them to fit your needs. You can
- Edit her assignments, both the description and the Visible Body app links.
- Create your own assignments.
- Delete any assignments you don’t want.
- Download, modify, and reupload the lab activities. They are in Word so that you can change them easily.
- Add any additional materials you’d like!
List of units
00 Anatomical Terminology
01 Cells: An Introduction
02 Cell Membrane: Insane in the membrane
03 Cell Organelles: Journey to the center of the cell
04 Cell Functions: What do cells do?
05 Cell Division: How do we make more cells?
06 The Integument: What is under our skin?
07 Bone Tissue Introduction: Why do we have bones?
08 Axial Skeleton – Skull: What does your skull say about you?
09 Axial Skeleton – Vertebrae and Ribs: What bones are in the thorax?
10 Appendicular Skeleton: The leg bone’s connected to the…
11 Joints: How do bones interact with one another?
12 Muscles – Tissue and Contraction: How do muscles work?
13 Muscle Anatomy: How do we move?
14 Nervous System: How does your nervous system control your body?
15 Special Senses: How do we sense the environment around us?
16 Endocrine System: How do we maintain homeostasis?
17 Circulatory System: How do we move things around our systems?
18 Lymphatic System and Immunity: How do we fight pathogens?
19 Respiration: How do we get oxygen into our systems and CO2 out?
20 Digestion: How do we turn food into molecules our systems can use?
21 Urinary System: How do we maintain osmotic balance?
22 Reproduction: Do you come from the land down under?
List of labs
Anatomical scavenger hunt
Cell gene expression
Genes and traits
Bone structure and function
Cell transport and neurons
Brain structure and function
Building bottled lungs
Note: When you first open the pre-made course in your Courseware account, all of the assignments and quizzes will have a preset due date of 06/30/19. To change this, select the assignment that you want to edit, select the “Edit” button, and select the date that you want on the calendar.