|Submission Date||Feb. 17, 2012|
University of the District of Columbia
ER-14: Incentives for Developing Sustainability Courses
Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Does the institution have a program that meets the criteria outlined above?:
A brief description of the program(s):
At the beginning each semester, UDC Sustainability Initiative participates in faculty professional development by providing an interactive discussion on integrating sustainability into the curriculum. The training is provided twice annually to educate faculty on sustainability-related topics and discuss resources available to support faculty efforts. The session addresses strategies for creating sustainability-focused projects, developing opportunities for service learning, and case studies from UDC and peer institutions, all aimed at fulfilling the University’s mission to promote civic responsibility and community engagement.
A brief description of the incentives that faculty members who participate in the program(s) receive:
All faculty are eligible to attend course development training as a component of professional development, required for each member of the faculty at the start of the semester. Attendees are also provided with ongoing support from the UDC Sustainability Initiative's two full-time staff.
The website URL where information about the program is available:
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.