Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 69.28
Liaison Austin Eriksson
Submission Date Feb. 29, 2016
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California State University, Northridge
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Helen Cox
Director, Institute for Sustainability
Institute for Sustainability
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Does the institution have an ongoing incentives program or programs that meet the criteria for this credit?:

A brief description of the program(s), including positive outcomes during the previous three years:

1. G.E. Path in Principles of Sustainability: Faculty currently teaching General Education courses are invited to submit their existing courses for inclusion in any of the six GE Paths: Aesthetics and Culture; Arts, Media, and Society; Health and Wellness; Global Studies; Principles of Sustainability; and Social Justice. Courses must contain content that is related to the appropriate path and should meet at least two of the student learning outcomes that have been identified for each path. Faculty who participate will receive a stipend and are expected to become actively involved in the program.
A list of courses developed with sustainability content can be found at: http://www.csun.edu/undergraduate-studies/ge-paths/courses-and-faculty-path

2. Faculty Incentive Program for Sustainability Education: To expand student learning in sustainability through the development of course materials and curriculum. All full-time and part-time tenured and tenure-track faculty and lecturers are eligible to apply. A stipend is awarded to faculty who participate.
18 faculty have been supported in the GE path program in Sustainability and 10 in the FIPSE program offered for the first time in Fall 2015.

A brief description of the incentives that faculty members who participate in the program(s) receive:
The website URL where information about the incentive program(s) is available:

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