Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.49
Liaison Sarah Burke
Submission Date Feb. 13, 2017
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University of Nebraska at Omaha
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Sarah Burke
Sustainability Coordinator
Student Affairs
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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?:
Yes

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):

Environmental Sustainability Practicum Community of Practice
- Faculty members meet monthly with the task of developing new course work (most recently SUST 1000 and advancing the Sustainability Minor on campus)

The Center for Faculty Excellence provides curriculum development grants as well as travel and speaker grants, all with the potential of going to sustainability-related areas.


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

Faculty members of the Environmental Sustainability Practicum Community of Practice receive a stipend for participation.

Information about the curriculum development grants can be found here:
http://www.unomaha.edu/faculty-support/teaching-excellence/ucat-folder/curriculum.php

Information about the travel and speaker grants can be found here:
http://www.unomaha.edu/faculty-support/teaching-excellence/index.php


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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