|Submission Date||March 19, 2019|
University of Nebraska at Omaha
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses
|2.00 / 2.00||
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):
Environmental Sustainability Practicum Community of Practice
- Faculty members meet monthly with the task of developing and/or implementing new course work (most recently SUST 1000); advancing the Sustainability Minor on campus; and broadening campus awareness of faculty interests/resources in sustainability.
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:
Information about the travel and speaker grants can be found here:
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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