Criteria and checklist
Learning and Teaching for Sustainability Teaching Fellowships support the development of curriculum resources to enhance the student learning experience and enhance graduate employment outcomes.
- Learning and teaching for sustainability expertise and influence (including leadership capacity, demonstrated or potential) and proposed extension or development of these in learning and teaching for sustainability practice and leadership.
- A strategic project plan with broad-ranging curriculum development activities focused on identified learning and teaching for sustainability priorities or multi-disciplinary issue/s.
- Learning and teaching for sustainability curriculum resources to be developed and disseminated more broadly within RMIT and across the higher education learning and teaching for sustainability ‘sub-sector’ in Australia [and overseas].
- A current curriculum vitae with evidence of successful completion of projects, curriculum development or other professional outcomes of relevance to learning and teaching for sustainability at RMIT.
Does the project proposal:
- Address at least one priority area derived from the RMIT Strategic Plan to 2020 – Ready for Life and Work and RMIT Sustainability Action Plan (to 2020) [PDF, 845 KB, 31 pages]?
- Show that there is support from the School and College?
- Have a budget compliant with RMIT accounting standards and which uses current salary scales?
- Show evidence of consultation with relevant stakeholders including Office of Dean Learning and Teaching, including the Learning and Teaching for Sustainability Project Manager where relevant?
Have you included:
- Demonstration of clear potential to improve student learning experiences, outcomes and employment opportunities in relation to learning and teaching for sustainability.
- Evidence of a clear return on investment, by demonstrating the potential for application in areas of the university beyond their immediate context.
- Demonstration of the ability to deliver project outcomes within approved timeframes and with requested resources (table format).
- Demonstration of the need for the project, including reference to previous relevant projects, published literature and learning and teaching for sustainability context.
- Demonstration of sound project design and methodology.
- Demonstration of how the impact of the project will be evaluated (e.g. by improved data in program annual review or by improved Course Evaluation Survey or other learning and teaching for sustainability metrics or indicators).
- Demonstration of how knowledge and best practice from the Learning and Teaching for Sustainability Teaching Fellowship project will be shared and disseminated