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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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June 2, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Pennsylvania State University's Judith Kroll offers a glimpse into the inner workings of the bilingual mind. Kroll is Distinguished Professor of Psychology, Linguistics, and Women's Studies and director of the Center for Language Science at Penn State. Find out more about her here.
May 31, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Purchase College's Jeanine Meyer examines the everyday importance of a basic understanding of mathematical concepts. Meyer is a professor of mathematics, computer science, and new media at Purchase, part of the State University of New York. Find out more about her here.
May 30, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Harvard University's John Stauffer discusses the enduring cultural importance of The Battle Hymn of the Republic. Stauffer is professor of English and American literature and African American studies, and chair of the History of American Civilization program at Harvard University, and author of Giants: The Parallel Lives of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln. Find out more about him here.
May 27, 2011
The May 2011 edition of The Pulse features more of an interview with Ray Henderson of Blackboard Learn, discussing the company's ePortfolios offerings, its Open Database Inititative, and competition from open source providers.
May 27, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Brown University's Philip Fernbach reveals that when it comes to proving a point, weak evidence is often worse than no evidence at all. Fernbach is a postdoctoral research associate in Brown's Department of Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological Sciences at Brown University. Find out more about him here.