Disciplinary Pathways to Service Learning
AND ORGANIZATIONAL RESOURCES
American Association of Community
Ayers, George E., and David B. Ray, eds. Service-Learning: Listening
Voices. Fairfax, Va.: United Negro College Fund, 1996.
Relates perspectives of educators from historically black colleges and
universities regarding integrating service into academic curricula.
Barber, Benjamin R., and Richard M. Battistoni. Education for Democracy.
Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 1993.
Presents an anthology of readings on citizenship and social responsibility
in a democracy, meant to provoke individual and group thought, discussion,
Berry, Howard A., and Linda A. Chisholm. How to Serve and Learn Abroad
Students Tell Students. New York: Partnership for Service-Learning,
Advises students and recent graduates on service experiences abroad;
contains application, preparation, and on-site suggestions.
Berson, Judith S. A Marriage Made in Heaven: Community Colleges and
Learning. Community College Journal, 64 (6), 1994: 14-19.
202/728-0200, ext. 254.
Describes growth and relevance of service-learning in community colleges;
discusses how to start service-learning programs.
Bucco, Diana, ed. Building Sustainable Programs: A Guide to Developing
Maintaining Service-Learning at Community Colleges. Mesa, Ariz.: Campus
Compact Center for Community Colleges, 1995.
602/461-7392. Reveals lessons learned from institutions offering service-learning;
discusses strategies for developing and maintaining programs; includes
examples, models, and best practices.
Cha, Stephen, and Michael Rothman. Service Matters: A Sourcebook
Service in Higher Education. Denver: Education Commission of the States,
Compiles trends and statistics; national service initiatives; community
service contacts; funding information; national organizations; more than
500 models and examples.
Coles, Robert. The Call of Service: A Witness to Idealism. New
York: Houghton Mifflin
Explores idealism in individuals and society, and community service
as a means of realization. Includes stories of individual involvement,
achievement, and satisfaction, as well as cynicism, anger, and despair.
Community Colleges and Service Learning. Washington, D.C.: American
Community Colleges, 1995.
202/728-0200, ext. 254.
Describes in detail steps community colleges can take to implement service-learning.
Delve, Cecilia, Suzanne D. Mintz, and Greig M. Stewart. Community
Service as Values
Education. New Directions for Student Services, no. 50. San Francisco:
Addresses how service-learning programs can foster studentsı
moral development and sense of civic responsibility.
Federal Work-Study and Community Service: A Campus Compact Guide.
Education Commission of the States, 1994.
Reviews federal work-study legislation and its requirement of designated
funds for community service work-study jobs; recommends strategies for
Galura, Joseph, Jeffrey Howard, Dave Waterhouse, and Randy Ross, eds.
Voices in Dialogue. Ann Arbor: OSCL Press, 1995. 313/763-3548.
Describes service-learning courses and activities in detail; current
thought and theory; reflection by course alumni.
Galura, Joseph, Rachel Meiland, Randy Ross, Mary Jo Callan, and Rick
Praxis II: Service-Learning Resources for University Students, Staff
Ann Arbor: OSCL Press, 1993.
Discusses establishing a service-learning course and a faculty committee;
advocating for and promoting service-learning on a university campus; pilot
activities; curricular and co-curricular projects.
Giles, Dwight E., Jr., and Janet Eyler. The Impact of a College Community
Laboratory on Studentsı Personal, Social, and Cognitive Outcomes.
Adolescence 17 ,1994, 327-339.
Details central issues in outcomes research.
Goldsmith, Suzanne. Journal Reflection: A Resource Guide for Community
Leaders and Educators Engaged in Service Learning. Washington, D.C.:
Alliance for Rights & Responsibilities, 1995.
Relates the history and value of journals for service reflection; details
various types, formats, methods, and examples of journal reflection techniques.
A Grantmaker's Guide to National and Community Service. Washington,
on Foundations, 1994.
Provides information on national, state, and local foundations that
award grants for national and community service efforts; includes program
Henry, Roger. A Service Learning Center: A Practitioner s Workbook.
Brevard Community College/Florida Campus Compact, 1995.
407/632-1111, ext. 62410.
Contains practical tips and suggestions for developing a service-learning
Howard, Jeffrey, ed. Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning.
OSCL Press, 1994, 1995.
Includes articles on research, pedagogy, theory, and related issues.
------. Praxis I: A Faculty Casebook on Community Service-Learning.
Ann Arbor: OSCL
Considers undergraduate and graduate course models of service-learning
in a variety of disciplines; includes course structure, syllabi, outcomes,
Jackson, Katherine, ed. Redesigning Curricula: Models of Service
Providence: Campus Compact, 1994.
Includes adaptable model syllabi from several disciplines at different
types of institutions.
Jacoby, Barbara, and Associates. Service-Learning in Higher Education:
Practices. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1996.
Outlines foundations and principles of viable service-learning programs;includes
guidelines for program design and administration, types of service experiences,
curricular integration, and institutionalization.
Kendall, Jane, ed. Combining Service and Learning: A Resource Book
for Community and Public Service. 3 vols. Raleigh, N.C.: National Society
for Experiential Education,
Includes practical issues and ideas for programs and courses; curricular
integration; recruitment; evaluation and assessment; legal issues; principles
of good practice; theories; rationales; research.
Kniseley, MacGregor. Knowing Youıve Made a Difference: Strengthening
Mentoring Programs through Evaluation and Research. Denver: Education
Commission of the States, 1990.
Describes how to conduct an effective evaluation of a campus-based mentoring
program in order to strengthen and refine it.
Kretzmann, John P., and John L. McKnight. Building Communities from
the Inside Out:
A Path Toward Finding and Mobilizing a Communityıs Assets. Chicago:
Summarizes successful, practical, and useful examples of community-building
initiatives. Describes connecting community needs and assets through local
citizens associations, community groups, government, business, philanthropy,
cultural organizations, and educational and religious institutions.
Kupiec, Tamar Y., ed. Rethinking Tradition: Integrating Service with
Academic Study on
College Campuses. Denver: Education Commission of the States, 1993.
Examines strategies and rationale for service-learning programs; service-learning
as effective pedagogy; institutional development; program design; sample
Lapp, Frances Moore, and Paul Martin Du Bois. The Quickening of
our Nation, Remaking our Lives. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1994.
Chronicles individuals who are successfully tackling societyıs
problems and challenges; addresses the skills needed to effect change and
solve problems; includes reflective tasks and questions for the reader.
Mapping the Geography of Service on a College Campus: Strategic Questions
Institution, Stakeholders, Philosophies and Community Relationships.
Campus Compact, 1994.
Provides a brief framework for assessing the state of campus service
Markus, G.B., Howard, J.P.F., and King, D.C. Integrating Community Service
and Classroom Instruction Enhances Learning: Results from an Experiment.
Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 15, 1993, 410-419.
Describes results of research on student outcomes, including effects
for both course learning outcomes and attitudinal/cognitive/values measures.
Parsons, Michael H., and C. David Lisman, eds. Promoting Community
Through Civic Literacy and Service Learning. New Directions for Community
Colleges, no. 93. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1996.
Portrays a critical role of community colleges in the twenty-first century
as enhancing civic literacy through community-based programming and service-learning.
Raybuck, Jodi, ed. Expanding Boundaries: Serving and Learning.
Corporation for National Service, 1996.
Examines service-learning efforts at Learn and Serve America: Higher
Education grantee institutions; discusses lessons learned and tools used
in several projects.
Robinson, Gail, and Lynn Barnett. Service Learning and Community
Colleges: Where We
Are. Washington, D.C.: American Association of Community Colleges,
202/728-0200, ext. 254.
Summarizes and analyzes service-learning data and trends on community
Seidman, Anna, and Charles Tremper. Legal Issues for Service-Learning
Community Service Brief. Washington, D.C.: Nonprofit Risk Management
Provides general guidance on legal liability, negligence, insurance,
and risk management; suggests strategies to prevent legal problems; offers
suggestions for adhering to pertinent laws and regulations.
Sigmon, Robert. Linking Service with Learning. Washington, D.C.:
Independent Colleges, 1994.
Relates service-learning background, typology, relationship identification,
and suggestions for linking service with learning.
Silcox, Harry C. A How to Guide to Reflection: Adding Cognitive Learning
Community Service Programs. Philadelphia: Brighton Press, 1993.
Details the need for reflection in service-learning; learning environments;
reflective teaching methods; the reflection process; research on reflection
Troppe, Marie, ed. Connecting Cognition and Action: Evaluation of
in Service Learning Courses. Providence: ECS/Campus Compact, 1995.
Describes the importance and potential difficulty of evaluation in service-learning
courses; offers evaluation methods and a model of the development of reflective
judgment to assist faculty in assessing studentsı cognitive gains.
Vineyard, Sue. Evaluating Volunteers, Programs, and Events. Downers
Heritage Arts Publishing, 1994.
Relates methods of and reasons for evaluating volunteer activities;
addresses reflection as the evaluative component of service-learning.
Walsh, Jim. Community and Volunteer Service: A Resource Guide for
Colleges. Providence: Campus Compact, 1991.
Provides information and resources for community colleges establishing
Westacott, Beverly M., and Carol R. Hegeman, eds. Service Learning
in Elder Care: A
Resource Manual. Albany, N.Y.: Foundation for Long Term Care, 1996.
Describes elder care project as a model for service-learning programs;
includes case studies, curricular design, journal reflection, project evaluation,
and mentoring information.
Willette, Zac, Michael Magevney, and Laura Mann. Curriculum-Based
Nashville: Break Away: The Alternative Break Connection, 1994.
Recommends ideas and sources for alternative college breaks combined
with academic courses; focuses on why and how to do service; includes profiles
of participating colleges.
American Association of Community Colleges Service-Learning
One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 410
Washington, DC 20036-1176
Phone 202/728-0200 ext. 254
Campus Compact National Center for Community Colleges
1833 West Southern Avenue
Mesa, AZ 85202
Campus Outreach Opportunity League
1511 K Street, NW, Suite 307
Washington, DC 20005
Corporation for National and Community Service
1201 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20525
Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education
U.S. Department of Education
ROB-3, Room 3100
7th and D Streets, SW
Washington, DC 20202-5175
The Invisible College
Portland State University
635 SW Harrison
Portland, OR 97207
National and Community Service Coalition
409 3rd Street, NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20024
Nonprofit Risk Management Center
1001 Connecticut Avenue, NW, #900
Washington, DC 20036
National Service-Learning Cooperative (K-12) Clearinghouse
University of Minnesota
1954 Buford Avenue, Room R290
St. Paul, MN 55108
National Society for Experiential Education
3509 Haworth Drive, Suite 207
Raleigh, NC 27609
The Partnership for Service-Learning
815 Second Avenue, Suite 315
New York, NY 10017-4594
Points of Light Foundation
1737 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006