Community Based Learning

Resources

Online

Campus Compact

Searchable database of syllabi by discipline includes hundreds of examples of lesson plans and syllabi that integrate community-based learning. Disciplines vary widely, from chemistry, economics, environmental studies to sociology. http://www.compact.org/syllabi

National Service Learning Clearinghouse

Online database of lesson plans, syllabi and curricula offers a range of examples, including syllabi for ongoing courses as well as curricular materials to support one-time or "day of service" introductions to work in the community. http://www.servicelearning.org/slice

The Corporation for National and Community Service

Offers a searchable database of effective practices in community-based learning at: http://www.nationalserviceresources.org/

At the Center for Community-Based Learning and Action

Service Learning in the Disciplines - American Association For Higher Education

  • Acting Locally: Concepts and Models for Service-Learning in Environmental Studies, Harold Ward, ed.
  • The Practice of Change: Concepts and Models for Service-Learning in Women's Studies , Barbara J. Balliet and Kerrissa Hefferman, eds.
  • Life, Learning and Community: Concepts and Models for Service-Learning in Biology , David C. Brubaker and Joel H. Ostroff, eds.
  • Working for the Common Good: Concepts and Models for Service-Leaning in Management , Paul C. Godfreey and Edward T. Grasso, eds.

Service-Learning in Higher Education, Barbara Jacoby and Associates, Jossey-Bass, 1996

Where's the Learning in Service-Learning, Janet Eyler and Dwight E. Giles, Jr. Jossey-Bass, 1999

Successful Service-Learning Programs: New Models of Excellence in Higher Education , Edward Zlotkowski, ed., Anker Publishing, 1998

Combining Service and Learning: A Resource Book for Community and Public Service - Vols. I and II , Jane C. Kendall and Associates, National Society for Internships and Experiential Education, 1990