Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 74.33
Liaison Austin Eriksson
Submission Date Dec. 10, 2018
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California State University, Northridge
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Sarah Johnson
Sustainability Program Analyst
Institute for Sustainability
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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):
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

A brief description of the incentives that faculty members who participate in the program(s) receive:
Stipend based on # of courses and # of hours of relevant instructional material developed.

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

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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