Faculty Job Announcement October 2016 (Yangon)
Faculty Job Announcement
We are looking for part-time and full-time instructors to fill teaching positions in courses typically offered in the freshman or sophomore liberal arts program at the Connect Institute. Graduate and Ph.D. students with classroom experience are also welcome to apply. The times and days of the week each course is offered can be scheduled depending on instructors’ availability. Responsibilities of instructors include, but are not limited to, course planning, student advising, interacting with students outside of class, and holding office hours. The standard rate is $50 per hour. The courses will be offered starting September Protected content .
The titles and course descriptions are as follow:
•Introduction to Music
•Methods of Reasoning
CFS 38, Lifespan Development, 3 credits — This course covers a balanced study of basic theories, research, applications and principles of physical, cognitive, and psychosocial development from birth to death. It includes behavior, sexuality, nutrition, health, stress, environmental relationships, and implications of death and dying.
MUSIC 9, Introduction to Music, 3 – This is an introductory music appreciation course. Students will be asked to listen to various pieces of western music, and identify key elements such as the period of writing and the instrumentation. Music theory and aesthetics will be studied, including notation of rhythm and pitch. Students need not have the ability to play an instrument.
PHIL 25, Methods of Reasoning, 3 credits — This course examines methods of good reasoning; identification of argument structure, development of skills in deductive and inductive reasoning, assessing observations and testimony reports, language and reasoning and logical fallacies.
About Connect Institute and International Studies Program
At Connect Institute, we challenge the way education is traditionally pursued in Myanmar. Creativity and critical thinking are essential attainments in a worthwhile university degree. A true education changes the way we see things and helps us to comprehend the complexity of the world around us. Each and every student in Myanmar deserves this opportunity. Connect Institute is positioned to give the most talented students from around the country, a high-quality college experience. At Connect Institute, we believe and agree with Albert Einstein said, “Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think.” Please visit Protected content to learn more about Connect Institute and its academic programs.
The International Studies Program (ISP) of Connect Institute offers students the chance to earn certifiable course credits for a four year U.S. undergraduate degree right here in Myanmar. The freshman and sophomore years of study take place in Yangon and are composed of General Education courses required by all U.S. college students. Students are equipped with the knowledge and skills to meet the rigorous educational standards and student life of U.S. universities during this time. Upon completion, students choose a major subject and finish their Junior and Senior years of study in the United States at our partner universities. To learn more about the International Studies Program, please visit Protected content .
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