Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 45.38
Liaison James Taylor
Submission Date Nov. 18, 2011
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Anne Arundel Community College
ER-14: Incentives for Developing Sustainability Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Alicia Siegrist
Assoc Prof and Chair
Physical Sciences
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Does the institution have a program that meets the criteria outlined above?:

A brief description of the program(s):

Anne Arundel Community College full time faculty may apply for the following:

1. Designs for Learning Grants available from the Teaching and Learning Committee, Office of Learning, to enhance curricula

2. Professional Development Program available from Office of Learning to attend courses, programs, workshops, and conferences

3. Online and Hybrid Course Development Program available from the Virtual Campus to develop new online or hybrid courses

4. Equated Credits available from Office of Learning for time donated to participation in external events or organizations

A brief description of the incentives that faculty members who participate in the program(s) receive:

Depending on the grant, faculty receive release time (RT), overload pay (OL), reimbursement for travel and tuition/fees, or Equated Credits. RT or OL range from 1.5 to 3 FLH (Faculty Load Hours), or approximately 10 to 20% of a full time faculty member's semester contractual obligation. Equated Credits are a function of the amount of time donated and are applied toward eligibility requirements for promotion.

Specific information about these internal college grants are available on the college's Intranet website only. Interested parties are directed to contact Coordinator, Institutional Professional Development.

The website URL where information about the program is available:

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