Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 60.68
Liaison Scott Morgan
Submission Date July 25, 2011
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Evergreen State College, The
ER-5: Sustainability Course Identification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 3.00 Scott Morgan
Director of Sustainability
President's Office
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Has the institution developed a definition of sustainability in the curriculum?:
No

A copy of the institution's definition of sustainability in the curriculum?:

Sustainability has not been defined as a 'curricular' standard. However, for purposes of curricular assessment sustainability is defined as including one or more of the following:
- Living within the limits (for example, reducing consumption)
- Understanding the interconnections among economy, society, and environment
- Equitable distribution of resources and opportunities


Has the institution identified its sustainability-focused and sustainability-related course offerings?:
Yes

A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the inventory:

Courses are identified in a searchable, on-line catalog by key themes and subject matter, as identified by the faculty. Social and/or environmental sustainability are common key themes. Sustainability themed courses are also identified and counted through the college's end of program review, a year-end survey of the faculty which includes the question - Did your program include sustainability? Sustainability is defined as (may include):
- Living within the limits (for example, reducing consumption)
- Understanding the interconnections among economy, society, and environment
- Equitable distribution of resources and opportunities


Does the institution make its sustainability course inventory publicly available online?:
Yes

The website URL where the sustainability course inventory is posted:

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