|Submission Date||Aug. 31, 2017|
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses
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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):
The Director of Sustainability has developed training programs for faculty as part of the required May Development week and the Community of Educators day. Additionally, there are opportunities during the semester from the teaching and learning center where the Director provides training opportunities for faculty. This training program provides faculty learn about how to incorporate sustainability related learning outcomes into their courses.
A brief description of the incentives that faculty members who participate in the program(s) receive:
Faculty can add training to their professional development report that is due at the end of each academic term and is considered in the term-tenure and promotion process.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE
staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.