|Submission Date||Feb. 23, 2018|
Green Mountain College
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses
|2.00 / 2.00||
Director of Sustainability
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):
GMC pays faculty to create graduate courses in the four sustainability-focused graduate programs and the on-line degree completion program. Courses developed during the 16-17 academic year include Community Health, Topics in Green Design, Theory and Practice of Sustainable Agriculture, Contemporary Food Systems, Livestock: Farm to Plate Sustainability, and Leadership and Organizational
A brief description of the incentives that faculty members who participate in the program(s) receive:
Faculty receive a $3,000 payment per course that is developed and $1,000 per course redesign for on-line graduate and degree completion programs focused on sustainability.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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