Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.26
Liaison Cheri Chastain
Submission Date Nov. 19, 2013
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California State University, Chico
ER-14: Incentives for Developing Sustainability Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 James Pushnik
Director and Rawlins Professor of Environmental Literacy
Institute for Sustainable Development
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Does the institution have a program that meets the criteria outlined above?:

A brief description of the program(s):

There are campus based mini-grants through the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching that have funded efforts for the past two years for the development of a Faculty Learning Communities (FLC's) focused on integration of the principles of sustainability into the curriculum. This grant program has been instrumental in bring faculty from 20 different academic departments together to create or redesign courses that either are integrated into the new general education sustainability pathway. Additionally, the campus annually hosts the This Way to Sustainability Conference which provides professional development and presentation opportunities useful in retention, tenure and promotion (RTP) processes

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

The resources from CELT have been utilized to conduct workshops and provide resource materials to interested faculty.

The website URL where information about the program is available:

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