Center for Service Learning and Community-Based Research
LiteratureAmerican Association of Colleges & Universities - AAC&U’s site provides detailed descriptions of its projects, including the Diversity Initiative, in which service learning and campus-community partnerships play an important role. The site also contains general information about membership, meetings, and publications.
American Association of Higher Education Service Learning Project - A description of AAHE’s Service Learning Project, including coalition-building conferences and the 18-volume monograph series on service-learning in the disciplines. Also includes links to other service learning resources and to other AAHE programs and partnerships.
The Big Dummy’s Guide to Service-Learning - This site is organized around frequently asked questions and divided into faculty and programmatic issues. Includes “101 Ideas for Combining Service & Learning” in various disciplines.
Campus Compact - A comprehensive site that includes resources for service learning practitioners, including faculty, presidents, and administrators. Includes a calendar of events, extensive links to web resources, job listings, news, model programs and sample syllabi, a section dedicated to “Building the Service-Learning Pyramid,” and much more.
The Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement - The site for the Journal includes information about the Journal’s mission and information about subscribing to the Journal or submitting articles. You can subscribe electronically from the site.
Michigan Journal of Community Service-Learning - The MJCSL is a peer-reviewed academic journal containing papers written by faculty and service learning educators on research, theory, pedagogy, and issues pertinent to the service learning community. The site contains abstracts of MJCSL articles and information on subscribing and submitting manuscripts.
The National Service-Learning Clearinghouse - This site contains a searchable database of K-12 and higher education service learning literature, information about events, listservs, and Learn & Serve America efforts and links to a variety of service learning information resources.
National Society for Experiential Education - Includes information about various experiential education methods, including service learning. Also includes membership and conference information, lists of publications and resources, and a description of NSEE’s mission and history.
New England Resource Center for Higher Education - The site includes descriptions of NERCHE’s funded projects, including Faculty Professional Service. Also included are news updates, descriptions of think tanks, and contact information.
Scholarship in Public: Knowledge Creation and Tenure Policy in the Engaged University. A Resource on Promotion and Tenure in the Arts, Humanities, and Design.
Service Learning in Higher Education. A paper written by Kerrissa Heffernan, Associate Director, Swearer Center for Public Service at Brown University.
Service-Learning Internet Community - This site is an online community for California State University service learning practitioners (but available to those outside the CSU system). It includes sample syllabi, lessons, and projects; information on awards, grants, and scholarships; news; and more.
For more information, e-mail Dr. Laurie Grobman (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call 610-396-6141.
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