Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 69.66
Liaison Rania Assariotaki
Submission Date Feb. 11, 2020

STARS v2.2

The American College of Greece
AC-6: Sustainability Literacy Assessment

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Ourania Assariotaki
Sustainability Manager
Office of Public Affairs
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Does the institution conduct an assessment of the sustainability literacy of its students?:

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::
Pre- and post-assessment to the same cohort or to representative samples in both a pre- and post-test

A copy of the questions included in the sustainability literacy assessment(s):
A list or sample of the questions included in the sustainability literacy assessment or the website URL where the assessment tool may be found:
A full copy of the sustainability awareness & culture assessment has been uploaded above.

A brief description of how the literacy assessment was developed and/or when it was adopted:
The survey was developed and administered by the Center of Excellence for Sustainability at the Office of Public Affairs in order to gauge progress on sustainability awareness in the ACG community.

A brief description of how a representative sample was reached (if applicable) and how the assessment(s) were administered :
The survey with the assistance of the ACG's IT department, was prepared in an electronic version, based on a survey specific software platform. This version was distributed by e-mail. The analysis of the results was performed by the same platform.

A brief summary of results from the literacy assessment(s):
A brief summary of the results and the changes in trends witnessed compared to the 2017 survey.
76.26% stated that “Sustainability” with regard to natural resources means: Using as many natural resources as are replaced by natural processes (2017, 66%).
82.40% stated that it is important for ACG to address its impact on the environment (somewhat important 15.64%, not important 1.68%, not important at all 0.28% (2017 75%, 3%)
65.3 % Respondents feel confident in determining the true statement that represents the relationship between environmental and socioeconomic issues

The full Survey is available upon request

Website URL where information about the sustainability literacy assessment is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
We have used the same questionnaire for assessing sustainability literacy and culture on campus. We have included a representative amount of questions for assessing sustainability literacy as well as the sustainability culture on campus as per STARS specifications.

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 or simply email your inquiry to stars@aashe.org.