Institutes and Conferences
Courses and Syllabi
Organizations and Journals
of American Colleges and Universites Liberal Education Journal
- Civic Responsibility: What is the Campus Climate for Learning?
- Civic Engagement at the Center: Building Democracy Through Integrated Co-Curricular and Curricular Experiences
Learning Resources for Chemistry Faculty from the American Chemical
CCPH Community-Campus Partnership Toolkit includes portfolio examples,
intended as a resource for community-engaged faculty on how to "make
their best case" for promotion and tenure.
- The Center for
Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagements (CIRCLE)
has several resources and white papers, including "The
Impact of Participation in Service- Learning on High School Students
Civic Engagement" by Shelley Billig, Sue Root, and Dan Jesse
Scholarship Toolkit A resource for community-engaged faculty on
how to "make their best case" for promotion and tenure.
- Compendium of
Assessment and Research Tools (CART) is a database that provides
information on instruments that measure attributes associated with youth
development programs. CART includes descriptions of research instruments,
tools, rubrics, and guides and is intended to assist those who have
an interest in studying the effectiveness of service-learning, safe
and drug-free schools and communities, and other school-based youth
- The Corporation
for National and Community Service provides opportunities for Americans
of all ages and backgrounds to serve their communities and country through
three programs: Senior Corps, AmeriCorps, and Learn and Serve America.
Practices Service Events Page Browse the month-by-month
list of service events, each with corresponding effective practices
that offer ideas for supporting these service- and volunteering-related
- The Hubert H. Humphrey
Institute is widely recognized for its role in examining public
issues and shaping public policy at the local, state, national, and
international levels, and for providing leadership and management expertise
to public and nonprofit organizations.
- The Higher Education
Network for Community Engagement (HENCE) is a response to the growing
need to deepen, consolidate, and advance the literature, research, practice,
policy, and advocacy for community engagement as a core element of higher
educations role in society. Increasingly, higher education institutions
are intentionally connecting academic work to public purposes through
extensive partnerships that involve faculty and students in active collaboration
with communities. This idea of "community engagement" is renewing
the civic mission of higher education and transforming academic culture
in ways that are both exciting and challenging.
on Campus offers resources, events, educational tools, networking
opportunities, and other programs that support students and campuses
in strengthening communities through service, activism, and civic engagement.
- Idealist offers downloadable
workshops, originally known as the Civic Engagement Curriculum,
developed by C.O.O.L. (Campus Outreach Opportunity League) in partnership
with The Bonner Foundation. These workshops are free for public use.
Topics include: Leadership; Relationships & Community; Diversity;
and Group Infrastructure.
- The Michigan
Journal of Community Service-Learning publishes numerous articles
that address the impact of service-learning on faculty, students, community
members and others; including The Impact of Service-Learning on College
Students by Eyler, Giles and Braxton, Fall 1997 and An Assessment Model
for Service-Learning: Comprehensive Case Studies of Impact on Faculty,
Students, Community, and Institution by Driscoll, Holland, Gelmon, and
Kerrigan (Fall 1996). See abstracts and table of contents (and order
Service-Learning Clearinghouse has several articles available on
the impact of service-learning on K-12
students and college
students, as well as "Hot
Topics: Impacts, Outcomes and Effects"
- Now available from the National Service-Learning Clearinghouse,
Citizens: A Critical Reflection and Discussion Guide for Community Service
Participants is designed to help community service programs incorporate
a deliberative, civic dimension into their programs by guiding participants
in reflection that makes explicit connections between service and critical,
Theory To Practice, Summer 2007, Vol. 9, No. 3
This issue features Bringing Theory to Practice, a project that seeks
to advance engaged student learning and determine how it might improve
the quality of students' education, development, health, and commitment
to civic engagement. This issue includes a project overview as well
as campus examples.
- The Points
of Light Foundation & Volunteer Center National Network engages
and mobilizes millions of volunteers who are helping to solve serious
social problems in thousands of communities.
Berkeley Service-Learning Research and Development Center provides
a number of resources related to service-learning research and evaluation.