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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 9, 2011
The September edition of The Pulse features a conversation with Lou Pugliese, chairman and CEO of Moodlerooms Inc., which provides hosting and support for Moodle, the open source course management system.
July 28, 2011
The July edition of The Pulse features a conversation with Donald Doane, CEO of ConnectYard Inc., a social media platform that integrates with learning management systems.
June 29, 2011
The June 2011 edition of The Pulse features a conversation with Mark Nestor, associate provost and chief information officer at University of the Sciences, discussing Panopto's lecture capture system.
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.
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.

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