Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 63.40
Liaison Adam Sizemore
Submission Date March 2, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Miami University
AC-6: Sustainability Literacy Assessment

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 4.00 Yvette Kline
Dir. Sustainability & Energy Conservation
Physical Facilities
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The percentage of students assessed for sustainability literacy (directly or by representative sample) and for whom a follow-up assessment is conducted:
0

The percentage of students assessed for sustainability literacy (directly or by representative sample) without a follow-up assessment:
0

A copy of the questions included in the sustainability literacy assessment(s):
The questions included in the sustainability literacy assessment(s) :

Please see the uploaded file.


A brief description of how the assessment(s) were developed:

In early Fall 2015 a handful of Miami faculty and staff met to discuss the creation of a sustainability literacy assessment. Although they ultimately decided to transfer the effort to the Spring 2016 class of one of the participating faculty, the group had quickly assembled a set of thoughts and eleven questions that might be of use to others.


A brief description of how the assessment(s) were administered:

As explained in the description section, the attached survey was not administered.


A brief summary of results from the assessment(s):

The attached survey was not administered. It is provided in this credit because elements of it might be of interest to others.


The website URL where information about the literacy assessment(s) is available:
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Although Miami University's Sustainability Literacy Assessment is currently under development, it is part of one of the commitments and goals approved by the Sustainability Committee, as stated below. Thoughts and eleven survey questions assembled by the preliminary planners are shared in this credit for the possible benefit of others.

Goal. Faculty, staff and students shall demonstrate an understanding of key principles of sustainability by taking a sustainability literacy assessment, created through faculty research, approved by the Sustainability Committee, and issued triennially by the Office for Institutional Research, with the first in FY 2017.

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