Overall Rating Reporter - expired
Overall Score
Liaison Jennifer Daniels
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

California State University, Stanislaus
AC-6: Sustainability Literacy Assessment

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Wendy Olmstead
Sustainability Coordinator
Capital Planning & Facilities Management
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Does the institution conduct an assessment of the sustainability literacy of its students?:

Which of the following best describes the literacy assessment? The assessment is administered to::
The entire (or predominate) student body, directly or by representative sample

Which of the following best describes the structure of the assessment? The assessment is administered as a::
Standalone evaluation without a follow-up assessment of the same cohort or representative samples

A copy of the questions included in the sustainability literacy assessment(s):
A list or sample of the questions included in the sustainability literacy assessment or the website URL where the assessment tool may be found:

A brief description of how the literacy assessment was developed and/or when it was adopted:
The Student Sustainability Survey was developed and administered by the Council for Sustainable Futures (CSF) in fall 2018 with the dual goal of understanding what Stan State students know about sustainability and what sort of programming they wish to see on campus. Seven of the nineteen questions included in the survey focused on student knowledge of sustainability topics and challenges.

A brief description of how a representative sample was reached (if applicable) and how the assessment(s) were administered :
A link to the Student Sustainability Survey, provided by the Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Analytics, was sent via an introductory email from the University President to the 10,214 Stan State students. The Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Analytics administered the survey, and analyzed and summarized the results from 385 respondents.

A brief summary of results from the literacy assessment(s):
Summary report is attached.

Website URL where information about the sustainability literacy assessment is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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