Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.64
Liaison Jessica Bilecki
Submission Date March 3, 2017
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University of the Pacific
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Christine Fluter-Brown
Associate Director of Research and Compliance
Research and Graduate Studies
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Does the institution have an ongoing incentives program or programs that meet the criteria for this credit?:

A brief description of the program(s), including positive outcomes during the previous three years:

Faculty are encouraged to develop new courses that address topics and issues relevant to society. Sustainability is among these topics. Faculty development leave can focus on course development, and the university has internal grant mechanisms to support teaching through the Committee on Academic Planning and Development.

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

Training and stipend for developing online courses, internal grants ($1500 individual, $3000 joint proposals) to support teaching –related activities.

Faculty can also apply to the Long Fellowship grant which provides funding for innovations in General Education classes.

The website URL where information about the incentive program(s) is available:

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