Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 69.69
Liaison Deborah Steinberg
Submission Date Feb. 7, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Carnegie Mellon University
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Abigail Owen
Assistant Teaching Professor
History Dept & Steinbrenner Institute for Environmental Education and Research
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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):

Carnegie Mellon University's Steinbrenner Institute for Education and Research provides small grants to students, staff and faculty for the development or enhancement of formal and informal environmental education programs.

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

Small grants (up to $2500) to support SEED projects are available. Applications are accepted on a ‘rolling’ basis and the criteria for application include the following:

•Eligible activities include course development, projects, workshops, or events
•Students must be involved in the program
•Provision of some level of matching funds must be demonstrated

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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