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The Pulse

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. His goal is to provide the teaching and learning platforms and services that will move USciences forward in classroom learning, hybrid and distance education. He earned his Ph.D. in pharmacology from Temple University School of Medicine. Prior to joining USciences, Rod 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. At USciences, he promotes the latest e-learning technologies, including Web 2.0 applications, social media, blogs, wiki's, e-portfolios and podcasts. He has become a recognized expert in this area, producing his own podcast on educational technology since 2006.

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August 21, 2015
This month's edition of "The Pulse" features Rodney Murray's impressions from BB World 2015, Blackboard's annual user group meeting.
July 23, 2015
This month's edition of "The Pulse" features an interview with Mark Strassman, senior vice president for industry and product management at Blackboard. He discusses the company's new user experience, known as Ultra.
June 10, 2015
This month's edition of Inside Higher Ed's monthly technology podcast features a discussion with John Baker, CEO of D2L, about the new version of the company's learning platform, Brightspace, which incorporates adaptive learning, among other features.

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November 8, 2013
This month's edition of The Pulse podcast is a do-it-yourself guide to podcasting. In it, Rodney B. Murray, the host of The Pulse, discusses how to use podcasts to benefit teaching and learning.
October 9, 2013
This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features an interview with Ken Hartman, former president of Drexel University Online and a senior fellow at Eduventures.
September 4, 2013
This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features an interview with David Small, mobile evangelist for business operations and strategy at Blackboard Mobile.
July 17, 2013
In this month's edition of The Pulse podcast -- and the first such video podcast -- Rodney B. Murray discusses (and shows) how educators can use an iPad and Apple TV to help flip their classrooms.
May 21, 2013
This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features an interview with Max James, national sales manager for education at Citrix, which provides GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar, and other products that some colleges use for academic and administrative purposes.  

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