Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.78
Liaison Greg Farley
Submission Date Sept. 9, 2014
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STARS v2.0

George Mason University
AC-6: Sustainability Literacy Assessment

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.04 / 4.00 Andrew Wingfield
Fellow for Sustainable Studies
New Century College
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The percentage of students assessed for sustainability literacy (directly or by representative sample) and for whom a follow-up assessment is conducted:
1

The percentage of students assessed for sustainability literacy (directly or by representative sample) without a follow-up assessment:
0

A copy of the questions included in the sustainability literacy assessment(s):
The questions included in the sustainability literacy assessment(s) :
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A brief description of how the assessment(s) were developed:

The assessment was developed by a team of instructors who deliver the introductory and capstone courses for the Environmental and Sustainability Studies BA program, as well as the required course for the Sustainability Living Learning Community. The intent is to monitor changes in students' sustainability literacy and behaviors over time.


A brief description of how the assessment(s) were administered:

The assessment was administered at the beginning and end of the following semester-long courses: NCLC 210 Sustainable World and EVPP 480 Sustainability in Action. It was also administered at the beginning and end of the year-long course for Sustainability LLC residents, NCLC 275 Leadership for Sustainability.


A brief summary of results from the assessment(s):

Analysis of results is currently in progress.


The website URL where information about the literacy assessment(s) is available:
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