|Submission Date||June 30, 2017|
California State University, San Marcos
AC-10: Support for Research
|2.00 / 4.00||
Safety, Risk and Sustainability
Does the institution have an ongoing program to encourage students in multiple disciplines or academic programs to conduct research in sustainability? :
A brief description of the student research program, including the incentives provided and any positive outcomes during the previous three years:
Does the institution have a program to encourage faculty from multiple disciplines or academic programs to conduct research in sustainability topics?:
A brief description of the faculty research program, including the incentives provided and any positive outcomes during the previous three years:
Has the institution published written policies and procedures that give positive recognition to interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, and multidisciplinary research during faculty promotion and/or tenure decisions?:
A brief description of the institution’s support for interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, and multidisciplinary research, including any positive outcomes during the previous three years:
We do have a written policy that states research may be interdisciplinary. This is part of our University Retention, Tenure and Promotion Policy.
Does the institution have ongoing library support for sustainability research and learning?:
A brief description of the institution’s library support for sustainability research, including any positive outcomes during the previous three years:
Library support for sustainability research and learning includes: research guides, materials selection, policies and practices, curriculum development efforts, sustainability literacy promotion, and e-learning objects focused on sustainability.
We have an environmental studies research guide available on our website: https://biblio.csusm.edu/guides/environmental-studies. This page links to relevant databases and materials on the subject.
Also, a the following resource was created for open access, which we believe is part of sustainability: CALM guide for open education resources related to the subject: https://microsites.csusm.edu/calm/social-sciences/environmental-studies/
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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