Faculty Service Learning Websites

Fostering Global Citizenship Through Faculty-Led International Programs
Check out what two Keene State College faculty, JoBeth Mullens and Pru Cooper, have to say about engaged learning, service learning, and undergraduate research in their recently published book.

The International Partnership for Service-Learning (IPSL)Offered in 14 countries, IPS-L programs unite academic study and volunteer service, giving students a fully integrated study abroad experience.

Campus Compact
Campus Compact is a national coalition of more than 900 college and university presidents committed to the civic purposes of higher education. To support this civic mission, Campus Compact promotes community service that develops students’ citizenship skills and values, encourages partnerships between campuses and communities, and assists faculty who seek to integrate public and community engagement into their teaching and research.

New Hampshire Campus Compact
Provides guidelines for developing and incorporating service learning into the instructor’s curriculum.

National Service Learning Clearinghouse
Lots of information and resources for faculty and students. Search the NSLC Library for journals, articles, and much more.

Learn and Serve
Learn and Serve America supports and encourages service-learning throughout the United States, and enables over one million students to make meaningful contributions to their community while building their academic and civic skills

The Big Dummy’s Guide to Service Learning
27 Simple Answers to Good Questions on: faculty, programmatic, student, administrative, & non-profit issues.

Experiential Learning in Higher Education: Linking Classroom and Community
This review of the literature focuses on experiential learning in higher education.

Information about Service-Learning

The Institute for Global Education and Service
The Institute for Global Education & Service-Learning (IGESL) is a non-profit organization that provides training and technical assistance to schools, community organizations, and National Service programs.

Corporation for National Service
The Corporation for National and Community Service plays a vital role in supporting the American culture of citizenship, service and responsibility.

Resources for Service Learning Programs

Center for the Advancement of Service Learning
Various quotes about service and service learning.

Career and Community Learning Center
Students quotes about service learning

National Service Learning Partnership
Service-learning is a form of instruction in which students design projects to address community needs as part of their academic studies.

National Service Learning Exchange
The National Service-Learning Exchange supports high quality service-learning programs in schools, colleges and universities, and community organizations. The National Service-Learning Exchange operates five Regional Centers with knowledgeable staff who can provide information to support your service-learning efforts, and/or link you with a Peer Mentor to provide further one-on-one assistance. If you need assistance implementing service-learning programs, have questions, or simply want to speak with someone who has “been there,” call or e-mail the exchange.

National Youth Leadership Council
Stories From the Field: A personal look at real service-learning projects and the communities and youths responsible for their success; part of the National Youth Leadership Council’s new website.

A Student’s Guide to Academic Service Learning  (PDF File)
A students guide to service learning:  what it is, why you do it, what to get out of it, solutions to problems, the importance or reflecting, your responsibilities as a service learner, and expectations.

Guide to Service Learning Sites and Student Responsibilities
Good outline as to what service learning students need to do before, after, and during their work experience.

Excellent Overall Sites

Learning In Deed

A national initiative to engage more young people in service to others as part of their academic life.

The Madison House
The Madison House is a non-profit organization that promotes leadership development, inspires volunteer service, and cultivates relationships between University of Virginia students and the surrounding community.

Peace corps
Good website for getting ideas on lesson plans, great project ideas, and learn more on how to get involved. Learn more about the Peace Corps.

Students in Service to America
President George W. Bush has called on all Americans to commit at least 4,000 hours-the equivalent of two years over the course of their lives-to the service of others. By serving something greater than themselves, young people will learn about their rich democratic traditions as Americans, help meet vital community needs, and become responsible and engaged citizens.

Engaging America’s Students a Lifelong Habit of Service
Videos and transcripts of President Bush’s ideas for service learning

Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based ResearchUndergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research is a refereed, multidisciplinary, online undergraduate journal open to all undergraduate students in the U.S. and across the globe. The journal is dedicated to publishing  intellectual and reflective work by undergraduates on service learning, community-based research, and all related curriculum- and/or research-based public community engagement activities that advances knowledge in these areas.

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