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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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January 21, 2016
This month's edition of “The Pulse” podcast features a recent presentation made by Alex Freeman, one of the authors of the annual Higher Education Horizon Report from the New Media Consortium.
December 10, 2015
This month's edition of the Pulse podcast presents an interview with Don Kassner, CEO and president of ProctorU, a remote proctoring service. In the interview, Kassner explains how universities use his company's services and the reliability of the biometrics ProctorU uses, among other topics.
November 3, 2015
The new edition of The Pulse podcast features an interview with Paul Freedman, CEO of ApprenNet, Inc., a learning platform that uses videos to build skills.

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April 8, 2014
This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features an interview with Charley Miller, head of product at TouchCast, a new video production software.
February 18, 2014
This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features an interview with Claudia Reuter, founder and CEO of SchoolChapters, which produces the Pruvalu electronic portfolio. Reuter discusses how colleges and universities are using Pruvalu and ePortfolios for assessment, accreditation and other purposes.
January 9, 2014
This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features an interview with Ohio State University's Matthew Stoltzfus, whose General Chemistry course enrolled more than 100,000 iTunes U students in its first year.
December 10, 2013
This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features an interview with Brad Koch, vice president for Product Management at Blackboard Learn.
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.

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