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An audio newscast that goes behind and beyond the headlines
The Academic Minute features professors from top institutions around the country, delving into topics from the serious to the light-hearted, keeping listeners abreast of what's new and exciting in the academy.
The Pulse, hosted by Rodney B. Murray of University of the Sciences, is Inside Higher Ed's monthly technology podcast
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April 19, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Nicole Soper Gorden of the University of Massachusetts Amherst discusses the love-hate relationship that the plant kingdom has with insects, and how some plants defend themselves. Soper Gorden is a Ph.D. candidate at UMass. Find out more about her here.
April 18, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Empire State College's John Beckem discusses how audio files are being used to improve communication between faculty members and students learning at a distance. Beckem is an assistant professor of finance and management studies at Empire State’s Center for Distance Learning.
April 15, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Pepperdine University's Dyron Daughrity explores the cultural diversity of Christians around the world. Daughrity is an assistant professor of religion at Pepperdine and author of The Changing World of Christianity: The Global History of a Borderless Religion. Find out more about him here.
April 15, 2011
The April 2011 edition of The Pulse features an interview with Ray Henderson, president of Blackboard Learn, talking about the future of Blackboard's teaching and learning division and the key differences for faculty between Angel and Blackboard 9.1.
April 14, 2011
In today's Academic Minute, Tulane University's Ashlye Keaton examines the work behind the creation of Mardi Gras Indians, and a new effort to protect the artists’ rights. Keaton is an adjunct professor of law at Tulane University, where she teaches courses on entertainment law.