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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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October 27, 2017
This month's episode of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Ethan Keiser, CEO of StudyTree, a mobile "personal assistant" focused on students' academic performance. In the interview with the Pulse's host, Rodney B. Murray, Keiser explains how the app uses artificial intelligence to analyze students’ grades and behavioral patterns to construct customized recommendations. 
September 13, 2017
This month's episode of the Pulse Podcast features an interview with Jim Chalex, vice president of product management at Blackboard.
August 28, 2017
This month's episode of The Pulse podcast features an interview with Michael Piddock, CEO and founder of Glisser, a classroom audience response system.

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September 29, 2015
This month's edition of "The Pulse" features an interview with Michelle R. Weise, executive director of Southern New Hampshire University's research and development arm, discussing the prospect of technological disruption in higher education.
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.
April 30, 2015
This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features an interview with Greg Golkin, head of platform innovation at Echo360.

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