Service Learning Resources
Experiential Learning and Career Success is the campus resource center to support service learning. Contact Andrea Vernon at 243-5159 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional support.
Service Learning is a method of teaching and learning in which students, faculty, and community partners work together to enhance student learning by applying academic knowledge in a community-based setting. Student work addresses the needs of the community as identified through collaboration with community or tribal partners while meeting instructional objectives through faculty-structured service work and critical reflection meant to prepare students to be civically responsible members of the community. At its best, service learning enhances and deepens students' understanding of an academic discipline by facilitating the integration of theory and practice, while providing them with experience that develops life skills and engages them in critical reflection about
Faculty development funding may be available to faculty who offer
Engaged Faculty Institute Curriculum
The EFI Curriculum is a resource for faculty development specific to
Using Structured Reflection to Enhance Learning from Service
This site provides various reflection FAQs, examples of reflection, and a bibliography regarding structured reflection activities.
Service Learning Program Models
This Campus Compact site contains descriptions of successful
Service Learning Syllabi
This Campus Compact site includes over 300 service learning syllabi from across disciplines. Faculty members may also submit their own syllabi to the website.
Service Learning Course Evaluation
This is a generic questionnaire UM faculty can use to obtain feedback from students about their
Research University Engaged Scholarship Toolkit
This is an evolving set of resources that
Service Learning and Retention
A publication examining the impact of service learning on student retention rates.
Publishing Outlets for Community Based Research
A Campus Compact site presenting various journals and collaborative publications that showcase articles and research dealing with service learning.
Service Learning in Promotion and Tenure Resources
A Campus Compact site including various resources for promotion and tenure guidelines as related to service learning, including guidelines from several institutions, publications, toolkits, and other service learning academic websites.
Journals and Articles
Student Advocate Resources
A Campus Compact site including guides, models, research, and other resources for students to become more effective advocates for social, political, cultural, or environmental change on campus and in the community.