Citizenship and Service-Learning

Websites, Books, and Articles


General Web Resources

Campus Compact
Home page for Campus Compact - a national organization 
of college presidents interested in service-learning in higher education. Contains many links to useful resources.    

National Service-Learning Clearinghouse
A very comprehensive resource for all phases of service-learning.  

Michigan Journal for Community Service-Learning
Abstracts of insightful Service-Learning articles from the past decade.

The International Partnership for Service-Learning 
This website lists international Service-Learning opportunities.

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health

Promotion Process
The National Review Board for the Scholarship of Engagement will assist faculty in making the case for their service-learning or community based scholarship in the tenure and promotion process.


Building Partnerships for Service-Learning

It is clear that service-learning has the potential to yield tremendous benefits to students, communities, and institutions of higher education. Increased student learning has been well documented...

By: Barbara Jacoby and Associates

       Faculty Service Roles and the Scholarship of Engagement

Focusing on the service role of faculty and the concept of engagement, this volume provides much needed guidance on continuing the institutionalization of Ernest L. Boyer's groundbreaking concept of "scholarship reconsidered" ten years after its introduction into the academy...

By: Kelly Ward

Community-Based Research and Higher Education

 Community-Based Research and Higher Education is the long-awaited guide to how to incorporate a powerful and promising new form of scholarship into academic settings. The book presents a model of community-based research (CBR) that engages community members with students and faculty in the course of their academic work...

By: Kerry J. Strand, Nicholas Cutforth, Randy Stoecker, Sam Marullo, Patrick Donohue

Service Learning and Learning Communities 

This publication attempts to provide fundamental theory about service-learning and learning communities, along with descriptions of best practices, lessons learned, and assessment strategies.

 By: Karen K. Oates, Lynn H Leavitt, Association of American College and Universities

         Fundamentals of Service-Learning Course Construction


"Based on a review of more than 900 service-learning syllabi. It is designed to help faculty construct powerful service-learning courses or integrate the pedagogy into an existing course."--P. [4] of cover.

By: Kerrissa Heffernan

Where is the Learning in Service-Learning?

 "It is hard to overstate the importance of this book to the field. The research presented here should contribute significantly to those responsible for improving program effectiveness or advocating for this kind of pedagogy."
--Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning

By: Janet Eyler, Dwight Giles