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How does arts and humanities impact our everyday living? American Public University brings you The Everyday Scholar, a podcast featuring conversations with experts about the importance of cultural awareness and exposure, how skills from the arts and humanities can assist career progression, and a lot more. To learn more, visit StudyatAPU.com. 
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How does arts and humanities impact our everyday living? American Public University brings you The Everyday Scholar, a podcast featuring conversations with experts about the importance of cultural awareness and exposure, how skills from the arts and humanities can assist career progression, and a lot more. To learn more, visit StudyatAPU.com. 
Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Reverse Logistics and the Hidden Value of Customer Returns | EP103

    Reverse Logistics and the Hidden Value of Customer Returns | EP103

    What happens when customers return items they’ve bought? Where do those products go, and how can companies transform their returns processes into sustainable operations? RecirQ CEO and American Public University alumnus, Rich Bulger, joins Dr. Oliver Hedgepeth today to answer these questions, and more.
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    • 43 min
    Voices in the Field: Special Guest, Leigh Steinberg | EP102

    Voices in the Field: Special Guest, Leigh Steinberg | EP102

    How do you start your own business in sports? What’s it like representing athletes? How are AI and NIL impacting players? Renowned sports agent, philanthropist, author, and the inspiration behind Jerry Maguire, Leigh Steinberg, sits down with APU’s Dr. Jim Reese and Dr. Brittany Jacobs today to discuss all this, and more, while answering questions submitted by our students.
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    • 45 min
    Navigating the Age of AI: Its Impact on Education, Arts, and the Future of Work (Part 2) | EP101

    Navigating the Age of AI: Its Impact on Education, Arts, and the Future of Work (Part 2) | EP101

    AI-generated content: how original is it? What are the legal ramifications? How does AI identify truths? And, from whose perspective? American Public University’s Dr. Bjorn Mercer and James Lendvay discuss these questions—and more—on today’s episode. (Catch up on Part 1 here if you missed it.)
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    • 28 min
    Tips for Students Who Are New to Online Learning | EP100

    Tips for Students Who Are New to Online Learning | EP100

    Starting new classes is exciting, but it can also bring a lot of anxiety and uncertainty especially for students who are new to online learning. In this episode, APU’s Dr. Linda Ashar talks to Dr. Doris Blanton about the challenges students often face when starting online education for the first time. Learn why students often experience imposter syndrome and how you can improve your self-confidence and become better at time management so you don’t rely on tools like AI to do the learning for you.
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    • 26 min
    How Does the new Speak Out Act Affect Employment Contracts? | EP99

    How Does the new Speak Out Act Affect Employment Contracts? | EP99

    In December 2022, President Biden signed into law the Speak Out Act, which essentially invalidates non-disclosure (NDA) or non-disparagement agreements in cases involving sexual assault or sexual harassment. American Public University professor Cynthia Gentile talks to attorney Ivy Kempf about how this bipartisan legislation arose from the #MeToo movement and the nuances of this new federal legislation and similar state laws that continue to amend employee protections.
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    • 30 min
    Finding Your Own Leadership Style | EP98

    Finding Your Own Leadership Style | EP98

    In this episode, Dr. Linda Ashar talks with career coach Maisha Christian about the challenges of mid-career changes brought about by COVID and fast-moving technological advancements such as artificial intelligence (AI). Learn how to navigate these career changes by recognizing and leveraging your own leadership style.
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    • 37 min

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