Instructor Humanities

first_imgA global destination for artists and artsenthusiasts, Interlochen Center for the Arts nurtures creativitythrough five dynamic platforms: Interlochen Arts Camp, the renownedsummer arts program; Interlochen Arts Academy, the nation’s premierfine arts boarding high school; Interlochen Presents, a producer ofmore than 600 annual performances by internationally celebratedguest artists, Interlochen students, and faculty; InterlochenPublic Radio, two listener-supported, 24-hour public radio stations(classical music and news); and Interlochen College of CreativeArts, a convener for lifelong learning in the arts.The Humanities Instructor will teach a course load offive sections, either in History or Literature and Composition.Special consideration will be given to candidates able to teachcourses in African American Studies, Asian Studies, or English as aLanguage. Additional consideration will also be given to candidateswith demonstrated skill and interest in teaching students at alllevels, grades 9-12. Application Materials Required:ResumeCover LetterTranscriptTeaching Philosophy Essential Duties &Responsibilities:Creates course curriculum, course handouts,lectures, labs, presentations, and other course materials requiredto deliver course information in an understandable and interestingmanner to ensure students are engaged with the course material inorder to achieve the course learning outcomesTeaches a full load of classes in a variety ofhumanities subjectsDevelops and maintains a course page through Canvaslearning management software.Maintains up-to-date attendance and gradebookrecords.Completes timely and thorough interim and gradereports.Writes letters of recommendation for collegeadmissions.Serves as a mentor for an advisory group.Collaborates and builds relationships with fellowfaculty members.Provides office hours 4 days a week for students(minimum of 30 minutes per session) and holds scheduled eveningtutorials when needed.Attends department, division, faculty, communityand other meetings as necessary.Participates in mission oriented events likeall-school events and student performances.center_img Experience and SkillsBachelor’s degree in Social Studies, SocialSciences, English as a Language, History, Political Science,Literature, Composition or related field required. Master’s degreea plus.Recent high school teaching experiencepreferred.Experience teaching all levels of high school (ordesire to do so) preferred.Ability to demonstrate effectiveness in creatingcourse materials (syllabus, handouts, presentations, etc) whichenhance student interest and engagement.Ability to use technology to introduce newmaterials.Background or interest in the arts is a valuableasset.last_img read more

Simon, Authentic Brands to buy Brooks Brothers

first_imgAuthentic Brands Group CEO Jamie Salter, David Simon and Brooks Brothers (Getty)Brooks Brothers has found its white knight in mall giant Simon Property Group and apparel licensing firm, Authentic Brands Group.A venture between the two companies, known as Sparc Group, has agreed to buy the retailer for $325 million, the Wall Street Journal reports. Brooks Brothers will close 75 of its 200 stores as part of the deal.Read moreBrooks Brothers files for bankruptcyBankrupt Brooks Brothers gets $305M stalking-horse bidMall owners team up with “dead-celebrity dealmaker” but can they rescue moribund retailers? Sparc submitted a $305 million stalking horse bid last month. Brooks Brothers, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in early July, had until Aug. 5 to find a higher offer.ADVERTISEMENTBrand management firm WHP Global was reportedly interested in making a bid before Sparc’s offer was finalized.Sparc has previously acquired retailers such as Aéropostale, Forever 21 and Nautica. Separately, the partners also have a long track record of scooping up troubled chains.Authentic Brands acquired Barneys last year, and Simon Property is said to be considering buying J.C. Penney.[WSJ] — Erin Hudson This content is for subscribers only.Subscribe Nowlast_img read more

L.Branco joins GPLN

first_imgHeadquartered in Setúbal in southwest Portugal, L.Branco – Navegação e Trânsitos has a strong background in the international heavy project forwarding market, including the power, construction and energy sectors.Luis Branco, who has more than 40 years of experience in the international shipping industry, manages the company.GPLN is one of the largest non-exclusive projects logistics networks, specialising in international projects movements and specialised lifts.  www.gpln.netwww.l-branco.comlast_img read more

AT&T Accelerates Deployment of LTE-M Network for IoT

first_img Smart water meters with Capstone Metering Smart pallets with RM2 Smart beverage fountains with PepsiCo Consumer devices with Samsung Shipping container monitoring with Xirgo Technologies Connected vehicles and fleet & asset management with CalAmp Home security and automation with Telular. AT&T has decided for nationwide deployment of its LTE-M network for the Internet of Things (IoT) ahead of schedule in the second quarter of 2017. The roll out will ultimately support a North American footprint across the AT&T 4G LTE network in the U.S. and Mexico which covers nearly 400 million subscribers.The plans will follow the successful establishment of the AT&T LTE-M Low-Power Wide-Area network at AT&T Labs in San Ramon, California which is also North America’s first LTE-M enabled commercial site.According to AT&T, LTE-M will be the catalyst for large-scale IoT deployments and the devices designed to operate on the LTE-M network will have significant advantages over traditional IoT connectivity options such as lower device costs, longer battery life (expected up to 10 years), better coverage underground and deep inside buildings as well as tiny module sizes (as small as 1/6 the size of current modules).AT&T is currently testing LTE-M network and chipset technology in:last_img read more