Teaching Resources: Service Learning

Barbara A. Holland Collection for Service Learning and Community Engagement (SLCE)

This website contains digital derivatives of the Barbara A. Holland Collection for Service Learning and Community Engagement (SLCE) originally collected by the National Service Learning Clearinghouse (NSLC). Among these resources are bibliographies, curricula, and materials on special topics in service learning, such as civic engagement, diversity, Tribal Nations, and intergenerational service.
http://digitalcommons.unomaha.edu/slce/

Creating a Successful Psychology Service Learning Philanthropy Course

Abstract: “This article provides an overview of a pilot program involving psychology courses that employ service learning as an impetus for content mastery and student philanthropy. The program is modeled after the Northern Kentucky University Mayerson Student Philanthropy Project, the premise of which is to allow students to identify community wants through the integration of service and academic content and act on the observed needs.”
http://ccncce.org/articles/creating-a-successful-psychology-service-learning-philanthropy-course/

National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE)

Abstract: “The National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE) is a nonprofit membership association of educators, businesses, and community leaders. Founded in 1971, NSEE also serves as a national resource center for the development and improvement of experiential education programs nationwide.”
http://www.nsee.org/resources

Principles of Good Practice for Service-Learning Pedagogy

Principles of Good Practice for Service-Learning Pedagogy is an updated version of the following article: Howard, J. (1993). Community service learning in the curriculum. In J. Howard (Ed.), Praxis 1: A faculty casebook on community service learning. (pp. 3 – 12). Ann Arbor: OCSL Press.
http://www.usf.edu/engagement/documents/principles-of-service-learning-pedagogy.pdf

Service Learning in Psychology from the American Psychological Association

Principles of best practice in service learning from the American Psychological Association
http://www.apa.org/education/undergrad/service-learning.aspx