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Suggested Reading

  • Engaged Faculty Institute Curriculum. Kleinhesselink K., Schooley S., Cashman S., Richmond A., Ikeda E., McGinley P., (Eds.) (2015).  Seattle, WA: Community-Campus Partnerships for Health.
    • great starting workbook for faculty who are implementing service learning
  •  A balanced approach to experiential education. Furco, A. (1996).  Washington, DC: The Corporation for National Service.
  • Service-learning essentials: Questions, answers, and lessons learned. Jacoby, B. (2015).  San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.  
    • this is a good primer on service learning.
  • Service-Learning in higher education: Concepts and practices. Jacoby, B., & Associates (Eds.) (1996).   [L220.5.S45 1996] 
    • more detail than the 2015 version of Jacoby's work. It has a lot of definitions and criteria such as the Wingspread principles.
  • Learning though Serving: A student guidebook for service-learning and civic engagement across academic disciplines and cultural communities. Cress, C. M., Collier, P. J., Reitenauer, V. L., and Associates. (2013). Sterling, VA: Stylus.
    • a good (and inexpensive) student textbook for service learning classes
  • The unheard voices: Community organizations and service learning. Stoeker, R., Tryon, E. A., & Hilgendorf, A. (2009). Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2009.
  • Toolkit for the evaluation of service-learning programs. Abt Associates (for Corporation for National and Community Service)
    • This organization developed a national program evaluation study.  There is a lot of good detail on methodology and sample assessment instruments.  Unfortunately their funding was cut and they were not able to actually carry out the project.
  • NYLC Service-Learning Glossary‌ (2005). Saint Paul, MN: National Youth Leadership Council.
  • Principles of Good Practice for Service-Learning  excerpted from various sources.
  • Service Learning Magazine produced by the Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at the University of Alabama.
    • This periodical has great examples of service learning in a variety of disciplines.

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