Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.35
Liaison Alexis Reyes
Submission Date Oct. 29, 2015
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Pomona College
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Kristin Fossum
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Dean's Office
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Does the institution have an ongoing incentives program or programs that meet the criteria for this credit?:

A brief description of the program(s), including positive outcomes during the previous three years:

The Dean's Office distributes Curriculum Development Grants designed to support pedagogical innovation. These grants are awarded competitively by the Teaching & Learning Committee to faculty who are developing or substantially revising courses. For 14-15, special consideration was given to proposals intended to support the development of community partnership courses, increased diversity in the major, or multiculturalism in the curriculum.

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

Development grants are in the $500 to $3000 range, with funding of up to

$500 for books, DVDs, and software for any one class
$1000 for student assistants for any one class
$800 for field trips
$850 for travel expenses

The website URL where information about the incentive program(s) is available:

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