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CIRCLE at the University of Maryland

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Volunteer Legal Handbook

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Principles of Good Practice in Combining Service and Learning

  • Academic credit is for learning, not for service.
  • Do not compromise academic rigor.
  • Set learning goals for students.
  • Establish criteria for the selection of community service placements.
  • Provide educationally sound mechanisms to harvest the community learning.
  • Provide supports for students to learn how to harvest community learning.
  • Minimize the distinction between the student’s community learning role and the classroom learning role.
  • Re-think the faculty instructional role.
  • Be prepared for uncertainty and variation in student learning outcomes.
  • Maximize the community responsibility orientation of the course.

Howard, J. ed. Praxis I: A Faculty Casebook on Community Service Learning. Ann Arbor, MI: Office of Community Service Learning Press, University of Michigan.

Source: PowerPoint Presentation by Roxana Moayedi

Publication Opportunities

Community Service in the Federal Work-Study Program

e-Volunteerism: The Electronic Journal of the Volunteer Community

Journal of College and Character

MI Community Service Commission: Service-Learning Toolkit

Michigan Journal of Community Service-Learning Submission Guidelines

Florida Campus Compact

Reflection

CivicReflection.org

Facilitating Reflection

Using Structured Reflection to Enhance Learning From Service

Reflection in Service-Learning

Research

Eyler, Janet S., Dwight E. Giles, Jr., Christine M. Stenson, and Charlene J. Gray. At A Glance: What We Know About the Effects of Service-Learning on College Students, Faculty, Institutions, and Communities, 1993-2000, Third Edition. Washington, DC: Corporation for National and Community Service.

National Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Research Directory

Higher Education Research Institute

Service-Learning Basics

http://www.nationalservice.org/

http://www.servicelearning.org/hehome/

http://scholarshipofengagement.org/

Syllabi

http://www.compact.org/syllabi/

Establishing Curricular Connections: Points of Entry


Trinity Office of Service-Learning and Community-Based Learning and Research, 487 Main Hall
Roxana Moayedi, Faculty Director, (202) 884-9266, moayedir@trinitydc.edu

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