Resources: Higher Education

101 Ideas for Combining Service and Learning

Organized by discipline, this website lists courses and contacts for existing service learning courses.

Association of American Colleges and Universities

"AAC&U works to advance both the individual benefits of a college education and the ways that higher education serves the public good. The AAC&U vision of liberal learning includes a strong focus on developing students' civic capacities, their sense of social responsibility, and their commitment to public action."

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health

"To foster partnerships between communities and educational institutions that build on each other's strengths and develop their roles as change agents for improving health professions education, civic responsibility and the overall health of communities."

Effective Practice: Designing a service-learning program in ten steps

"Creating an effective service project or service-learning program."

Hawaii/Pacific Islands Campus Compact

"As of June '95, all Hawai'i institutions of higher education have become members of Hawai'i Campus Compact and have joined to increase the link between their respective colleges and universities and their local communities. This process continues through semesterly state-wide newsletters and grant opportunities."

National Service-Learning Clearinghouse

NSLC Higher Education Sector Page -- Higher Education Highlights, Higher Education Resources

Resources for Reflecting on Service-Learning University of Illinois at Springfield

(pdf file) from the Office of Student Volunteers and Service-Learning

UC Berkeley Service-Learning & Civic Engagement Research Directory

This research directory is an "aggregation of the search pages of primary online resources related to service-learning and civic engagement research in K-12 education, teacher education, and higher education. The search databases of these online sources are posted on a single page, providing a one-stop source for accessing available research information from various existing on-line databases."

Service-Learning: A Student's Experience

(pdf file) "How Service Learning Affects Students" - research by Astin, Vogelgesang, Ikeda and Yee for the Higher Education Research Institute, January, 2000