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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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April 11, 2012
This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features a conversation with David Yaskin, CEO and founder of Starfish Retention Solutions, discussing the company's student success and retention services.
March 8, 2012
This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features a conversation with Courtney Peagler, vice president of strategic and business development at TaskStream, discussing e-portfolios, outcomes assessment and other learning-related matters.
January 25, 2012
This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features a conversation with Jon Corshen, the CEO of GoingOn, discussing the social networking platforms features and functions and what differentiates it from Facebook, Ning and others.
December 12, 2011
This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features an interview with Andy Dorsett, academic key account manager at Wolfram Research, discussing Mathematica, its application for computations.
November 15, 2011
This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features a conversation with Trent Batson, executive director of the Association for Authentic, Experiential and Evidence-Based Learning, discussing e-portfolios and other topics.

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