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The Pulse

“The Pulse” is Inside Higher Ed's monthly technology podcast, produced by Rodney B. Murray, executive director of the office of academic technology at University of the Sciences. Murray earned his Ph.D. in pharmacology from Temple University School of Medicine. Prior to joining USciences, he created the Office of Academic Computing and taught pharmacology at Thomas Jefferson University, where he helped bring about significant advancements in the areas of instructional technology, e-learning application development and Jefferson’s Internet presence. Murray has become a recognized expert in this area, producing his own podcast on educational technology since 2006.

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August 29, 2018
This month's episode of the Pulse podcast features a look at a university's conversion from one version of Blackboard's learning management system to another.
August 8, 2018
This month's episode of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Julia Winter, CEO and founder of Alchemie, whose student success platform incorporates commercial game design into learning tools. In the discussion with Rodney B. Murray, host of the Pulse, Winter explains how Alchemie's Epiphany platform helps students learn, among other things, by manipulating electrons.
June 28, 2018
This month's edition of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Alastair Adam, co-CEO of FlatWorld, a digital textbook publisher.

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September 18, 2012
This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features an interview with Mark Max, vice president of Blackboard Analytics for Learn, exploring how students, faculty members and campus leaders use the system.
August 9, 2012
In this month's edition of The Pulse podcast, Rod Murray discusses highlights from the annual Blackboard World 2012 gathering, including information on its new products, services and applications.  
July 9, 2012
In this month's edition of The Pulse podcast, Rod Murray discusses how to manage your social media portfolio with the help of "If This Then That," as well as Apple's new podcast app.
May 31, 2012
This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features a conversation with Mary Ann Gawelek, provost of Seton Hill University, discussing how her institution's iPad experiment -- begun in 2010 -- has fared.
April 11, 2012
This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features a conversation with David Yaskin, CEO and founder of Starfish Retention Solutions, discussing the company's student success and retention services.

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