Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.79
Liaison Chad King
Submission Date June 9, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Denver
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Chad King
Sustainability Coordinator
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Does the institution have an ongoing program that offers incentives for academic staff in multiple disciplines or departments to develop new sustainability courses and/or incorporate sustainability into existing courses? :

A brief description of the incentive program(s):

The University supports a Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning (CCESL) with five full-time staff members. Goals of the center include 1) supporting faculty in community-based learning and public good efforts at the university and 2) developing students into engaged citizens who actively participate in the public life of their communities.

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

CCESL supports the development of creating sustainability courses by providing stipends, mini-grants and administrative support to assist faculty in:
- developing new course syllabi which include service-learning components;
- purchasing books, journals and print material related to community-based learning;
- creating assessment models and evaluation practices of community-based learning courses.

Website URL where information about the incentives for developing sustainability course content is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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