|Submission Date||Dec. 23, 2016|
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses
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Office of the Vice Rector, External and International Affairs and Health
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 university uses its sustainable development fund to help professors enhance course content by incorporating a sustainable development dimension. Financial support was also provided to create training opportunities such as:
- The Summer School in Environmental Education and Sustainable Development;
- The graduate diploma in Environmental Education and Sustainable Development;
- The Introduction to sustainable development course (DDU-1000);
- The 7 Mon équilibre UL program courses;
- The Massive open online course (MOOC) in sustainable development;
- And many others.
A brief description of the incentives that faculty members who participate in the program(s) receive:
The faculty members who develop sustainability courses are offered a release of time, financial support from the sustainable development fund, trainings, and seminaries such as those organized by IHQEDS (summer school, fall school, annual student congress, and annual forum).
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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