Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.16
Liaison Scott Doyle
Submission Date Oct. 25, 2022

STARS v2.2

Ithaca College
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Scott Doyle
Director
Energy Management and Sustainability
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Does the institution have an ongoing program that offers incentives for academic staff in multiple disciplines or departments to develop new sustainability courses and/or incorporate sustainability into existing courses? :
Yes

A brief description of the incentive program(s):

The Center for Faculty Excellence offers awards and grants to help faculty improve the content for their academic course work. Despite some interest, these incentive programs for academic staff are not focused on the integration sustainability into courses, though some have utilized fund to do that.


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

One of those is the Instructional Development Fund whose main objective of this fund is to improve qualitatively the content and/or methods of instruction in existing or proposed courses at Ithaca College. The fund is intended to encourage faculty members to respond to specific academic needs at this institution by refining or updating teaching skills, cultivating expertise, developing innovative instructional materials and resources, and/or enhancing the diversity, equity, and inclusion of pedagogy and curriculum.


Website URL where information about the incentives for developing sustainability course content is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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