Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Mary Lucus
Submission Date March 14, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Belmont University
AC-6: Sustainability Literacy Assessment

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Mary Lucus
Director, IR
Provost
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The percentage of students assessed for sustainability literacy (directly or by representative sample) and for whom a follow-up assessment is conducted:
0

The percentage of students assessed for sustainability literacy (directly or by representative sample) without a follow-up assessment:
44

A copy of the questions included in the sustainability literacy assessment(s):
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The questions included in the sustainability literacy assessment(s) :

1. Students' level of agreement with the statement "Addressing climate change should be a federal priority".
2. Students' rating of importance of "Adopting Green Practices to protect the environment.
3. Student's rating of importance of "Becoming involved in programs to clean up the environment".
4. "During the current school year, how often have you connected your learning to societal problems and issues.
5. Personal importance of life goals related to becoming involved in programs to clean up the environment.


A brief description of how the assessment(s) were developed:

Belmont uses the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), the Graduating Student Survey, and the HERI/CIRP survey to collect this information.


A brief description of how the assessment(s) were administered:

The NSSE is administered to First Year students and Seniors. The CIRP survey is administered to all incoming freshmen during freshmen orientation. The Graduating Senior Survey is administered to all graduating seniors.


A brief summary of results from the assessment(s):

54% of Freshmen agree strongly or somewhat that climate change should be a federal priority. 38% of Freshmen feel it is essential or very important go adopt Green Practices to protect the environment. 26% of Freshmen feel it is essential or very important to become involved in programs to clean up the environment. 56% of first year students and 64% of seniors often or very often connect their learning to societal problems or issues. 36% of graduating seniors felt that a very important or essential life goal is to become involved in programs to clean up the environment.


The website URL where information about the literacy assessment(s) is available:
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