Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 72.18
Liaison Ryan Todd
Submission Date May 9, 2016
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California State University, Sacramento
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Kristina Cullen
Sustainability Analyst
Facilities Management—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:

In preparing Sacramento State students for their futures as citizens of the world, it is imperative that we provide them with opportunities to develop their understanding of the world in which they live, to adopt a genuine and authentic global perspective on the issues we all face. The Provost's advisory committee on Curricular Global Engagement developed the following statement, emphasizing Sacramento State's commitment to providing students with a global education:

"Sacramento State is committed to developing, sustaining and promoting global studies, international educational exchanges and research initiatives, in support of the university’s commitment to the preparation of informed world citizens. The University strives to provide students and faculty with the multidisciplinary, intercultural and ethical understandings necessary to engage, lead and prosper in a variety of settings requiring knowledge and problem solving skills in a diverse, global arena."

Initiated by the Provost's Advisory Committee on Curricular Global Engagement, Sacramento State's One World Initiative is a new campus-wide initiative intended to bring together and highlight the many global engagement opportunities at Sacramento State, both within the curriculum and within the broader campus environment.

The inaugural 2012-2013 theme, Global Perspectives on Water, the 2013-14 theme Global Perspectives on Migration, and the 2014-2015 them Global Perspectives on Happiness were highly successful, being incorporated into numerous course syllabi and generating over 20 events per semester. The One World theme for the 2015-16 academic year is Global Perspectives on Power.

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

The One World Initiative advertises faculty members who participate and provide them with an outlet to showcase their work that applies to the program. The One World Initiative team also provides support to faculty members who may have questions about how to integrate the themes into their curriculum.

The website URL where information about the incentive program(s) is available:

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