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Liaison Tomohiro Morimoto
Submission Date Dec. 20, 2012
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Hokkaido University
ER-5: Sustainability Course Identification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Maki Komatsu
office for a sustainable campus
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Has the institution developed a definition of sustainability in the curriculum?:

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

The institution does not have a definition in the form of statement, but uses a set of keywords as reference. It is developed by a committee which does not include at least three faculty members who teach courses in different departments".
Environment, Rural Development, Sustainable Urbanization, Cultural Diversity, Sustainable Consumption, Gender Equality, Health Promotion

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

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

The Working Group of STARS International Pilot has identified, by examining course discription, those courses which exclusively focus on one or more of the above-mentioned keyword issue/subject as "Sustainability-focused", and those courses which deal with one or more of above-mentioned keywords issue/subject as an important component or standpoint of the course as "sustainability-related". Both the number of both sustainability focused/related courses and total number of courses are based on the syllabus, and therefore one course can be counted multiple times depending on the semester or the enrollment year/department.

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

The website URL where the sustainability course inventory is posted:

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