Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 45.05
Liaison Daniela Beall
Submission Date Nov. 6, 2017
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University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 John Arendt
Director of EMBI
Environmental Management and Business Institute
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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):

2014-15 Sustainability Integration Professional Development Workshop

The purpose of this opportunity is to integrate sustainability concepts within a wide variety of UW-Green Bay courses so that instructors in courses outside of the disciplines most typically connected with sustainability, such as the natural sciences, gain tools and awareness to integrate sustainability concepts or components into at least one of their courses. For example, a psychology professor might want to look at the topic of behavior change in terms of recycling efforts.

By integrating sustainability topics or modules into a wide variety of courses across the curriculum, students will get exposed to concepts in an interdisciplinary way that helps build their critical thinking skills on this important topic.

Twenty faculty members completed a project, and it is hoped that this opportunity can be offered in subsequent semesters to further increase the dissemination and incorporation of sustainability across the curriculum.

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

$200 funding - course development

$50 - faculty development workshop

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

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