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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.
Rodney B. Murray, executive director of academic technology at the University of the Sciences, is charged with advancing all aspects of educational technology on campus.
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April 18, 2011 - 1:57pm
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 - 1:59pm
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 - 1:22pm
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 - 1:05pm
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.
April 13, 2011 - 12:00pm
In today’s Academic Minute, Hofstra University's Leslie Feldman discusses television’s long history of weaving philosophical and political ideas into the plots of popular dramas. Feldman is a professor of political science at Hofstra, where she teaches courses in classical political theory, modern political theory, and American political thought. Find out more about her here.