Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 59.07
Liaison Matt Wolsfeld
Submission Date March 5, 2020
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STARS v2.1

University of Saskatchewan
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Matt Wolsfeld
Community Engagement Co-ordinator
Office of Sustainability
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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?:

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 Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching Excellence (GMCTE) at the University of Saskatchewan facilitates a course design process for faculty members which integrates a "Sustainability in Higher Education" approach. Additional information is made available to faculty through Teaching and Learning's online support resources.

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

Faculty who have taken on the sustainability module of the GMCTE's course design process who wish to integrate sustainability into the existing curriculum can apply for grants of up to $1,000. In addition, this funding can be applied for in connection with funding from the university's Curriculum Innovation Fund and the Experiential Learning Fund.

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

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

Teaching and Learning Supports - Sustainability:

Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching Excellence - Course Design Information:

USask Curriculum Innovation Fund:

USask Experiential Learning Fund:

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