Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.63
Liaison Amy Dvorak
Submission Date June 30, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Lewis & Clark College
AC-6: Sustainability Literacy Assessment

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 4.00 Amy Dvorak
Sustainability Manager
Facilities
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Does the institution conduct an assessment of the sustainability literacy of its students (i.e. an assessment focused on student knowledge of sustainability topics and challenges)?:
Yes

Which of the following best describes the literacy assessment? The assessment is administered to::
The entire (or predominate) student body, directly or by representative sample

Which of the following best describes the structure of the assessment? The assessment is administered as a::
Standalone evaluation without a follow-up assessment of the same cohort or representative samples

A copy of the questions included in the sustainability literacy assessment(s):
A sample of the questions included in the sustainability literacy assessment or the website URL where the assessment tool may be found:

See attachment


A brief description of how the literacy assessment was developed and/or when it was adopted:

Assessments from other organizations were reviewed including those in higher education and outside of higher ed.


A brief description of how a representative sample was reached (if applicable) and how the assessment(s) were administered :

Assessment was administered to first year students in the undergraduate college in coordination with other survey mechanisms. All students in this group are surveyed therefore this group is considered representative of the entire undergrad student body who is the predominant student group in the institution.


A brief summary of results from the literacy assessment(s), including a description of any measurable changes over time:

Results included general knowledge on sustainability topics as well as a a survey of academic preferences for courses and experiences at LC.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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