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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.


September 29, 2016
This month’s episode of the “Pulse” podcast features an interview with Randy Swearer, vice president of education experiences at Autodesk.
August 31, 2016
This month's episode of The Pulse podcast features an interview with Tony Orlando, CEO of DubLabs. In a discussion with Pulse host Rodney B. Murray, Orlando discusses Dublabs' mobile apps and how they can help colleges bolster student engagement and retention.
July 26, 2016
This month’s edition of the “Pulse” podcast features an interview with Jason Gad, vice president of business development at ExamSoft. In the conversation with Rodney B. Murray, host of “The Pulse,” Gad discusses the company’s approaches to helping colleges assess and analyze their students’ learning.


January 30, 2015
This month's edition of The Pulse podcast offers highlights from the annual Pennsylvania/Delaware/New Jersey (PADLA) Distance Learning Association Conference & Expo. The podcast features excerpts from presentations by a range of speakers, including Will Thalheimer of Work Learning Research, Inc. and Scott Beadenkopf, director of academic technology at Neumann University.
December 18, 2014
In the second part of an interview, Blackboard CEO Jay Bhatt discusses how the company has changed the experience of its users in various ways.
December 2, 2014
In the first of a two-part interview with The Pulse's Rodney Murray, Blackboard CEO Jay Bhatt discusses his company's pivot to focusing on student success.
October 10, 2014
This month's edition of The Pulse podcast turns its gaze inward -- with Pulse host Rodney B. Murray interviewed by the Podcast Academy's Jenny Brewster about the history and technology of The Pulse podcast.
September 9, 2014
This month's edition of The Pulse podcast examines what the future holds for flipping the classroom. This is the second of a two-part series on the Horizon Report.


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