Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 35.30
Liaison Nadine Johnson
Submission Date Feb. 10, 2014
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Estrella Mountain Community College
ER-14: Incentives for Developing Sustainability Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Nadine Johnson
Sustainability Co-Chair
Academic Affairs
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Does the institution have a program that meets the criteria outlined above?:

A brief description of the program(s):

Estrella Mountain Community College faculty and staff may apply for the following grants:
1. Learning College Grant
2. Online Course Development Grant
3. Hybrid course Development Grant
4. Technology-enhanced Grant

Sustainability courses and programs are eligible through the learning college, online, hybrid, and technology-enhanced grants that are offered.

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

Learning College Grant: Salaries for faculty participating in one or more grants cannot exceed the replacement value of three load hours of reassigned time or the equivalent dollars on extended contracts in one fiscal year. Adjunct faculty and staff will be eligible for stipends only.

Hybrid and Online Course Development Grant: residential faculty have a choice of stipend or reassign time equal to course load. Adjunct faculty stipend only.

Technology Grant: $500.00 or $1000.00 based upon the scope of the technology project.

The website URL where information about the program is available:

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