Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 69.39
Liaison Brad Spanbauer
Submission Date July 9, 2015
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University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
AC-7: Incentives for Developing Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Brian Kermath
Sustainability Director
Sustainability Office
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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:

The Winnebago Project was based on the AASHE faculty development model pioneered as the Ponderosa Project and Piedmont Project. Four faculty have recieved AASHE training and served as workshop leaders.
David Barnhill, English and environmental studies
Jim Feldman, environmental studies and history
Christine Roth, English
Stephanie Spehar, anthropology

The Winnebago Project is the name for this two-day training and curriculum development effort. Dozens of faculty have gone through the training and have developed courses based on the workshops. They are taught:
What is Sustainability?
Expanding Sustainability
Information and Transformation
Sustainability in Sociology Courses
Photo Elicitation in the Study of Sustainability
Cleaning Up the Lower Fox River

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

Faculty is provided stipends upon completion and implementation of their curriculum projects. Since May 2008, classes of 10-12 faculty members participated in workshops about infusing sustainability into curriculum in all four colleges.

The website URL where information about the incentive program(s) is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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