Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 70.82
Liaison Rochelle Owen
Submission Date Jan. 7, 2015
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Dalhousie University
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00
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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:

College of Sustainability incentive program: the College of Sustainability has an arrangement where the College recruits faculty members, who teach as core course instructors, and they come from various faculties across the campus. These faculty members commits one-third of their teaching to the College of Sustainability for 3 years. These cross-appointed faculty members include sustainability courses in their courses. The College also provide a small incentive for guest lectures who require support to have new material developed in order to deliver guest lectures in the College. Sustainability courses such as SUST 1000 were added to the curriculum as a result of this collaboration with other faculty members

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

The College send the ‘home’ departments of these cross-appointed faculty members one- third of their salary to cover the part of their position that is committed to the College, for that three year period. Also money is provided for Research Assistants who support the professors in the development of the new material/course content.

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

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