Teaching ethics is an integral part of higher education, but thinking about ethics—and applying it in a meaningful way—is a life-long endeavor. In this episode, learn how ethics affect all areas of society and the role of ethics when making career decisions.
Many people feel uncomfortable with public speaking, but realize it’s something they’ll have to do in their professional life. In this episode, learn how to improve public speaking skills, even if you’re an introvert, and how to step outside your comfort zone.
The television and film industries have changed dramatically, largely due to the growth of streaming services. In this episode, APU professor Dr. Amanda McClain discusses how Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon have led innovative content creation by focusing on niche audiences and their long-term impact on traditional cable companies.
How do you study religion objectively and without bias? In this episode, learn about applying the lens of academic disciplines like sociology, anthropology, and philosophy to better understand the ideologies, beliefs and practices of different religions.
For many, the Capitol riot was the predictable outcome of years of growing anger. In this episode, learn about the role of the mainstream news media and social media, and why it’s increasingly difficult to discuss opposing political viewpoints in public forums as well as in the classroom.
Taking an objective approach to learning about religion can lead to a greater connection with other humans. In this episode, learn about the educational benefits of religious studies, how a deeper knowledge of religions can lead to greater understanding among people, and more.
Many different things can contribute to a person’s sense of identity. In this episode, learn about the concept of intersectionality, which allows people to understand how their own identity can change based on differing circumstances.
Why do nations still wage war against each other? In this episode, learn about the national security strategy, what issues lead to armed conflict, and the role of ethics.