Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 73.93
Liaison Jim Dees
Submission Date April 19, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Appalachian State University
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Jim Dees
Data and Assessment Specialist
Office of Sustailability
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Does the institution have an ongoing program or programs that offer incentives for faculty in multiple disciplines or departments to develop new sustainability courses and/or incorporate sustainability into existing courses?:

A brief description of the program(s), including positive outcomes during the previous three years (e.g. descriptions of new courses or course content resulting from the program):

Office of Sustainability Workshop Series: Integrating Sustainability into the Curriculum for Every Discipline

This workshop is designed to help faculty discover ways that sustainability can strengthen their teaching practice. Participants will learn how sustainability connects to their specific disciplines and will also discover ways to deepen the student experience through community engagement and using campus as a living laboratory. This four hour workshop is available for any faculty member interested in learning more about sustainability both within and outside their areas of expertise.

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

All faculty members who attend the workshop receive a $250 stipend.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

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