Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Alan Torvie
Submission Date Aug. 12, 2011
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.0

Rio Salado College
ER-14: Incentives for Developing Sustainability Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Shannon Corona
Faculty Chair
Biology
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution have a program that meets the criteria outlined above?:
Yes

A brief description of the program(s):

Rio Salado College provides an incentive program to encourage instructors to embed sustainable topics into their courses. The program, called “RioLog,” is a funded opportunity that provides faculty with time and support for increasing the number of sustainable topics present in current courses or newly developed courses.


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

RioLog faculty members receive training, funding, and institutional support for participating in the RioLog program. One recent RioLog project involved a collaborative effort among five disciplines to write a rubric for grading student knowledge of sustainability. Five faculty members from five separate discipline areas worked to develop the rubric and assignment aligned to the Rio Salado commitment to sustainability. The faculty members received recognition and monetary compensation for participating in the program.


The website URL where information about the program is available:
---

Information available upon request

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.