Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.80
Liaison Pamela Dumm
Submission Date Jan. 31, 2014
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STARS v1.2

Jefferson Community and Technical College
ER-5: Sustainability Course Identification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 3.00 Pamela Dumm
Manager of Business Operations
Business Affairs
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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 (and its system, KCTCS) follows the national LEAP standards for its learning outcomes. Several of the standards are related to sustainability:
LEAP Essential Learning Outcomes are as follows:
LEAP – A: Knowledge of Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World
1.Through studies in science, mathematics, the social sciences, humanities, history, language, and the arts.
LEAP – B: Intellectual and Practical Skills
1.Inquiry and Analysis
2.Critical and Creative Thinking
3.Written and Oral Communication
4.Quantitative Literacy
5.Information Literacy
6.Teamwork and Problem Solving
LEAP – C: Personal and Social Responsibility
1.Civic Knowledge and Engagement (global and local)
2.Intercultural Knowledge and Competence
3.Ethical Reasoning and Action
4.Foundations and Skills for Lifelong Learning
LEAP – D: Integrative and Applied Learning
1.Synthesis and advanced accomplishment across general and specialized studies through the application of knowledge, skills, and responsibilities

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:

Course listings were evaluated against the course catalog descriptions to determine related or focused. In addition faculty were asked about specific course content in some classes such as Trades and Industry and Culinary Arts

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

The website URL where the sustainability course inventory is posted:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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