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In a spring 2009 course on family history writing and service-learning, students wrote portions of their own family history and then worked to help write an historical book for the Cottage Lake History Project. Data collected...
|Other article||Suzanne Kesler Rumsey||Assessment & Evaluation, Service Learning|
This report advances a new, widely shared vision of college admissions that seeks to respond to this deeply concerning problem. It makes the case that college admissions can send compelling messages that both ethical engagement—especially concern for others and the common good—and intellectual...
|Other article||Making Caring Common||Access & Success, Civic Engagement, Service Learning|
Crossing the Color Line into America’s Prisons: Volunteers of Color Reflect on Race and Identity in a College Service-Learning Project
This paper explores how volunteers of color understand race and construct racial identities through their experiences volunteering in a southern California juvenile hall. In the literature on service learning and volunteerism, scholars often assume that volunteers are White and economically...
|Other article||Jennifer R. Tilton||Service Learning|
Doing Democracy: How a Network of Grassroots Organizations is Strengthening Communities, Building Capacity, and Shaping a New Kind of Civic Education
The Kettering Foundation is pleased to publish Scott London’s stories of a group of unique centers for public life. This report should be of use to citizens who want a stronger hand in shaping their future and to academic institutions that want to strengthen citizens’...
|Other article||Scott London||Community Partnerships|
A list of journals and other scholarship outlets that accept community-engaged work.
|Other article||Campus Compact of the Mountain West||Civic Engagement, Engaged Scholarship, Community-engaged Research, Service Learning, Tenure & Promotion|
Engaged Learning Economies: Aligning Civic Engagement and Economic Development in Community-Campus Partnerships
Although many campuses have long had economic development initiatives in place, the impact of campus engagement efforts on local economies has become increasingly important as the longterm effects of the global financial downturn take hold.With so much at stake, it is vital that colleges and...
|Other article||Amanda Wittman, Terah Crews||Workforce & Economic Development|
Over the past 50 years, leaders from both sides of the aisle have supported service to meet goals of national significance. As a result, national service has been instrumental in tackling important challenges facing families and communities, such as addressing underperforming schools and...
|Other article||Melissa Boteach, Shirley Sagawa, Tracey Ross||Volunteerism, Service, and Philanthropy, Workforce & Economic Development|
This document provides an overview and specific roles and responsibilities for faculty, community partners, and students involved in the Population Health Clerkship through University of Massachusetts Medical School and Graduate School of Nursing.
|Other article||Suzanne Cashman||Community Partnerships, Service Learning|
Nationally, 52% of 2011 U.S. high school graduates and GED earners from low-income families enrolled immediately in a two- or four-year college, compared to 82% and 66% of their high- and middle-income counterparts, respectively (U.S. Department of Education, The Condition of Education, 2013...
|Other article||OMG Center for Collaborative Learning||Access & Success, Community Partnerships|
This sample letter from The St. John's Collaborative for Intergenerational Learning provides an overview of academic and community partnership expectations and agreements.
|Other article||David W. Steitz||Community Partnerships, Service Learning|
Two years after its publication, the basic trends that motivated the development of this guide continue. Practitioner access to user-friendly, rigorous measurement tools remains limited. Youth-serving programs and systems experience increasing pressure to improve policy-relevant outcomes....
|Literature Review||Alicia Wilson-Ahlstrom, Barbara Hillaker, David DuBois, Nicole Yohalem, Peter Ji||Access & Success, Collective Impact|
Concern about college access and success in the United States is growing, with reason...Earning a bachelor's degree by age 24 is not the only measure of student success; almost half of all U.S. undergraduates attend two-year colleges, and a more accurate picture would require data that...
|Literature Review||Campus Compact||Access & Success, Engaged Campus|
At A Glance: What We Know about The Effects of Service-Learning on College Students, Faculty, Institutions and Communities, 1993-2000: Third Edition
"At A Glance" summarizes the findings of service-learning research in higher education over the past few years and includes an annotated bibliography. It is designed to provide a quick overview of where we are in the field today and a map to the literature.
|Literature Review||Charlene J. Gray, Christine M. Stenson, Dwight E. Giles, Jr., Janet S. Eyler||Service Learning|
The Office for Civic Engagement at the University of Montana created this PowerPoint presentation highlighting best practices for online service learning course construction for the Montana State University Service Learning Colloquium.
|PowerPoint Presentation||Andrea Vernon||Service Learning|
PowerPoint Presentation for Arapahoe Community College faculty development workshop.
|PowerPoint Presentation||Campus Compact of the Mountain West||Service Learning|