Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 37.22
Liaison Ryan Buchholdt
Submission Date Aug. 2, 2011
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University of Alaska Anchorage
ER-9: Sustainability Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.07 / 10.00 Paula Williams
Sustainability Director
Office of Sustainability
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The number of graduates covered by the sustainability learning outcomes:
17

Total number of graduates :
2,270

A list of degree programs that have sustainability learning outcomes:

Environment & Society
minor in Environmental Studies
Renewable Energy Certificate program


The website URL where the publicly available sustainability course inventory that includes a list of degree programs that have specified sustainability learning outcomes is available:
A copy of the sustainability course inventory :
A list or sample of the sustainability learning outcomes associated with the degree programs:

From Environmental Studies and Environment and Society:

Explain the important feedbacks and drivers between the natural world and human systems from both an historical and contemporary perspective.

Appraise and give examples of the diversity of human institutions and behavior as they relate to surrounding environments, both natural and built.

Demonstrate the significance of natural laws (e.g. 1st & 2nd laws of thermodynamics) and theoretical models (e.g. models of affluence and impact) for understanding resource use and environmental impacts.

Assess and evaluate individual and societal pathways to sustainability and the limits of human understanding of the environment in formulating these pathways.

From Renewable Energy: Demonstrate the concepts of economic dispatch and benefits to communities.

Demonstrate the process of planning and developing renewable energy projects, identify challenges associated with renewable energy project implementation.


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