Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.27
Liaison Suchi Daniels
Submission Date Feb. 22, 2017
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University of South Florida (Tampa)
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Karla L. Davis-Salazar
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Curriculum
Undergraduate School
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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):

USF's Global Citizens Project is a university-wide initiative aimed at enhancing undergraduate students' global competencies through the development of new and improved curricular and co-curricular experiences. The project offers faculty development opportunities in order to incorporate global issues, including sustainability, into existing courses. The following courses have been certified as Global Citizens courses. AMH 3342 Globalization and U.S. Culture (approved 2/2016) EDF 2085 Intro to Diversity for Educators (approved 4/2016) EDG 3801 Cybersecurity and the Everyday Citizen (approved 2/2016) GEY 4104 Healthy Global Aging (approved 1/2016) HUM 3309 Intro to Food Studies (approved 4/2016) IDS 4239 Intro to Global Sustainability (approved 9/2016) ISS 4935 Seminar in the Social Sciences (approved 4/2016) ITT 4531 Italian Food in Film (approved 4/2016) LIN 4721 Second Language Acquisition (approved 2/2016) REL 3308 World Religions (approved 4/2016) SYA 4935 Senior Seminar in Sociology (approved 9/2016)

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

Faculty members receive $1400 for their participation in a faculty learning community dedicated to "globalizing" their undergraduate courses. The UN Sustainability Development goals are used as a framework for "global issues."

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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