Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 54.40
Liaison Daniela Beall
Submission Date March 3, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Vallari Chandna
Associate Professor
CSOB
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Does the institution have an ongoing program that offers incentives for academic staff in multiple disciplines or departments to develop new sustainability courses and/or incorporate sustainability into existing courses? :
Yes

A brief description of the incentive program(s):

2018, 2019 Sustainability Teaching Development Grant

The Sustainability Teaching Development Grant provides monetary support for professional development activities or projects that lead to the infusion of sustainability into any aspect of teaching, including classes, labs, field work, and/or undergraduate independent research/study. The Sustainability Committee sponsors this grant. All full-time faculty, lecturers, and teaching academic staff whose primary responsibility is teaching for the academic year in which the proposed activity or project takes place

The Sustainability Teaching Development Grant program is designed to support professional development activities or projects that lead to the infusion of sustainability into any aspect of teaching, including classes, labs, field work, and/or undergraduate independent research/study.

Examples of the types of activities funded by this grant program include:
- Developing materials or testing methods that integrate sustainability concepts or practices into the curriculum.
- Developing learning activities and teaching strategies for service learning projects related to sustainability.
- Conducting workshops that explore effective ways of teaching sustainability.
- Participating in professional development activities, such as workshops, seminars, or intensive short-courses designed to improve teaching related to sustainability.
- Testing or developing innovative classroom assessment techniques that integrate sustainability themes.
- Conducting scholarly investigation related to the teaching of sustainability.
- Conducting scholarly research that clearly enriches the teaching of sustainability in a specific way.

Four Sustainability Teaching Development Grants were awarded in Spring 2020.


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

2018, 2019 Sustainability Teaching Development Grant
$1000 grants for 2 to 4 faculty


Website URL where information about the incentives for developing sustainability course content is available:
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