HAPS 2021



Virtual Event – May 23–26, 2021

The annual Human Anatomy and Physiology Society meeting brings together educators from high schools, two and four year colleges, universities, and private businesses in the United States, Canada and throughout the rest of the world.  The annual HAPS national conference, regional conferences, the HAPS-EDucator and HAPS Institute courses provide members with an important means of updating their knowledge, improving technical/pedagogical skills, investigating new technologies for the laboratory/classroom, as well as networking with a growing international contingent of peers.  

This year things are going to be a bit different with the conference going virtual, but one thing that hasn't changed is the gathering of so many passionate educators in one place to discuss the latest advances in fields we support.

This year’s virtual meeting will feature:

  • Educational Seminars
  • Workshops
  • Focus Groups
  • Poster Presentations
  • Networking Opportunities
  • And of course a virtual exhibit hall spotlighting products and services integral for the HAPS community!

We’re proud to be partners with HAPS and to support life-science educators with user-friendly software, laboratory content, and bespoke data acquisition solutions.  We are looking forward to seeing you at our virtual booth, the Welcome Reception, or one of our many workshops and focus groups scheduled for HAPS 2021!

ADInstruments Activities at HAPS: Sponsorships, Awards, Workshops, Focus Groups, and more!

Welcome Reception - Sponsored by ADInstruments-  5/23/21, 5:30-6:30pm EST
Virtual Booth - Stop by and see us! - 5/23/21 - 5/26/21, 10:30am-5:30pm EST

Lt & Lt Sensors for Remote, Hybrid, and On-Campus Physiology Labs
608: Workshop Floor F (session 6) - 5/24/21, 4:40-5:25pm EST
Jacqui Sue, ADInstruments, Inc, j.sue@adinstruments.com
Sponsored by ADInstruments, Inc.

Lt Sensors in combination with our online learning platform Lt, provide an integrated lab solution with all the content, hardware, and software you need to run your physiology course in remote, hybrid, or on-campus settings.

In this workshop we'll break down how the lab space has changed this year, and how Lt and Lt Sensors can help bridge the gap between traditional face-to-face, and remote learning methodologies. We'll look at how these tools can be used to provide an authentic lab experience for educators that may need flexibility to move between face to face and remote teaching.


Turning Traditional Labs into a Project Based Learning and Research Experience
204: Workshop Floor D (session 2) - 5/23/21, 1:45-2:30pm EST

Aaron Bunker, Morningside College, bunkera@morningside.edu
Sponsored by ADInstruments, Inc.

This workshop/presentation will outline the steps taken to transform traditional labs in a General Physiology course into an inquiry-based research project that spans the entire semester. Participants will view how traditional labs can be used as starting point and how Powerlab-LabChart can be capitalized on as a learning tool for the research project. Participants will have time for Q&A, for brainstorming together, and sharing of ideas with each other.



Flip Your A/B Lab by Using a Lab Subscription Service
205: Workshop Floor E (session 2) - 5/23/21, 1:45-2:30pm EST

Lauren Giles, Mercyhurst University, lgiles@mercyhurst.edu
Sponsored by ADInstruments, Inc.

This workshop shows how one instructor used ADInstruments' LT Lab Subscription service to flip her A&P labs while running an A/B split. The demonstration will include personalization of material  in and general use of the LT platform.



Synchronous Learning Combining Multiple Technologies
405: Workshop Floor E (session 4) - 5/24/21, 11:45am-12:30pm EST

Kimberly Loscko, Mount Carmel College of Nursing, kloscko@mccn.edu
Sponsored by ADInstruments, Inc.

Combined technologies were implemented in a synchronous online first year Anatomy and Physiology course. Components of the laboratory program included combining customized weekly cloud- based physiology labs; iPads and Apple pencil technology; and whiteboard applications to enhance student engagement and learning. A linear regression model was utilized to assess this approach to learning by evaluating student engagement, content acquisition, and subject matter mastery in Anatomy and Physiology.  Study participants included n = 94 nursing students. SPSS Statistics was used to analyze data collected through utilizing combined adaptive supplemental technologies in the synchronous online setting.


From Isolated Data-Analysis Tasks to General Skills: Bridging the Gap with Question Templates
503: Workshop Floor C (session 5) - 5/24/21, 1:45-2:30pm EST

Gregory Crowther, Everett Community College, gcrowther@everettcc.edu 
Sponsored by ADInstruments, Inc.

Analyzing real physiological data has profound educational value, yet even well-designed activities have limitations. For example, some students proceed successfully through a set of questions, but then struggle to answer related questions about a different dataset. Moreover, if lab work is not explicitly connected to high-stakes lecture tests, it may be taken less seriously by some students, who may let group-mates do most of the work. In this workshop, we will explore how these challenges can be mitigated by question templates that present specific data-analysis tasks as examples of more general problems that may easily be included on lecture-style tests.

Register here!

You can view the full event schedule here.


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HAPS 2021

23rd May - 26th May 2021, 10:30am to 5:30pm

Online (EST)