Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 48.22
Liaison Sarah Rykal
Submission Date July 25, 2013
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University of Wisconsin-Stout
ER-14: Incentives for Developing Sustainability Courses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Leann Fay
STARS Graduate Assistant
Sustainability Office
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Does the institution have a program that meets the criteria outlined above?:

A brief description of the program(s):

Sustainability Across the Curriculum Network has hosted several Sustainability in the Curriculum Workshops for UW-Stout's faculty and staff.

In addition, the Planning and Review Committee asks departments if they are incorporating sustainability into the curriculum during program review.

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

In Fall 2013, curricular Incubation funding was offered for the development and revision of courses to meet the new General Education and Racial and Ethnic Studies categories and criteria.

Other priorities include:

1. Completing program and course development for programs on the 2011-2012 Academic Plan (http://www.uwstout.edu/provost/currhb/accplan.cfm)
2. Re-designing existing undergraduate programs so they can be delivered as degree completion programs for working adults (online, evening, weekend, etc.)
3. Developing graduate programs, certificate programs and other professional development programs that can be delivered through customized instruction
Funding Guidelines for Budget Request:
Individuals and teams* will be funded according to the guidelines below:
• $300 per credit for a course revision
• $400 per credit for a new course proposal
• $1,000-1,750 as a general guideline for new program development (e.g., Entitlement to Plan or Authorization to Implement)

The website URL where information about the program is available:

Information obtained from department chairs and faculty in each department. For more information about the Planning and Review Committee, see: http://www.uwstout.edu/admin/provost/prc.cfm

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