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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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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.
June 28, 2016
This month's edition of the “Pulse” podcast features an interview with Jason Jordan, vice president for higher ed markets at Knewton, a leading provider of adaptive learning software.
May 27, 2016
In this month's edition of The Pulse podcast, host Rodney B. Murray celebrates his 10th anniversary with a discussion of the history of podcasting, his own experiences with the format, and a how-to guide.

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May 7, 2013
This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features an interview with Jim Brown of Ocean County College, discussing tools that can help faculty members teach lab courses in online settings. Brown and the host of the Pulse podcast, Rodney B. Murray, discuss services such as Labpaq by Hands-On Labs and SoftChalk.
April 4, 2013
This month's edition of The Pulse podcast explores various services that can be used to embed voice or handwriting into a learning module for a flipped classroom or massive open online course. The host, Rodney B. Murray, discusses the pros and cons of the possible solutions.
March 7, 2013
This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features an interview with Gwen Burbank, an administrator at St. George’s University in Grenada, West Indies, who went undercover as an M.B.A. student in the university's online program. She discusses what she found -- "the good, bad and ugly" of synchronous online learning.
January 23, 2013
This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features an interview with Sean Brown, vice president of education at Sonic Foundry, discussing how the company's Mediasite video platform facilitates lecture capture and campus event webcasting.  
December 11, 2012
This month's edition of The Pulse podcast features an interview with Scott Nadzan, director of marketing and sales for Ensemble Video, discussing how the video content management system is customized for use in higher education.

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