This page provides further information for new faculty contemplating a community-based learning course as well as supportive resources for our seasoned faculty.
Some of the core components to keep in mind with any community-based learning course
Battistoni, Richard M. (2002). Civic Engagement Across the Curriculum. Campus Compact.
Cress, Christine, et al. (2005). Learning Through Serving: A Student Guidebook for Service Learning Across the Disciplines. Stylus Publishing.
Heffernan, Kerrissa (2001). Fundamentals of Service-Learning Course Construction. Campus Compact.
Introduction to Service-Learning Toolkit: Readings and Resources for Faculty (2nd Ed). Campus Compact
Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning (national peer-reviewed journal)
National Service Learning Clearinghouse
A vast searchable database for service learning in education, from elementary through higher education. Includes a resources page for faculty which contains sample syllabi and bibliography.
A national coalition of more than 1,100 college and university presidents—representing some 6 million students—who are committed to fulfilling the civic purposes of higher education. Has great selection of books, and sample syllabi from various disciplines.