Center for Community Engagement & Service

Books, Articles, Films

Faculty can find books, articles and films on service-learning in the PLU Library, the Center for Public Service, and on the web.

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Sources Available through the Center For Public Service

Albert, G. (Ed.). (1994). Service learning reader: Reflections and perspectives on service. Raleigh, NC: National Society for Experiential Education.

Beckham, Edgar F. (Ed.) (2000). Diversity, Democracy, and Higher Education: A View From Three Nations. Washington DC: Association of American Colleges and Universities.

Ayers, W. C. et al (Eds.). (1992). ESR Journal: Educating for democracy. Cambridge, MA: Educators for Social Responsibility.

Campus Compact. (1994). Mapping the geography of service on a college campus: Strategic questions about the institution, stakeholders, philosophies and community relationships.

Cha, S., & Rothman, M. (1994). Service matters: A sourcebook for community service in higher education. Denver, CO: The Education Commission of the States.

Colby, A., & Damon, W. (1992). Some Do Care: Contemporary Lives of Moral Commitment. New York: Free Press.

Colvin, O. (Ed.). (1994). Good works: A guide to careers in social change. Barricodi Books.

Delve, C., Mintz, S., & Stewart, G. (Ed.). (1990). Community service as values education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Inc.

Galura, J., Meiland, R., Ross, R., Callan, M. J., & Smith, R. (Eds.). (1993). Praxis II: Service learning resources for university students, staff and faculty. University of Michigan: OCSL Press.

Grant, Jane. A. (2003). Community, Democracy, and the Environment: Learning to Share the Future. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Howard, J. (Ed.). (1993). Praxis 1: A faculty casebook on community service learning. University of Michigan: OCSL Press.

Ilsley, P. J. (1990). Enhancing the volunteer experience. Jossey-Bass: San Francisco. (Chapter 4 "The Importance of Learning through Volunteer Action").

Jackson, K. (Ed.). (1994). Redesigning curricula: Models of service learning syllabi. Campus Compact: BrownUniversity, Providence RI.

Kendall, J. C. (Ed.). (1990a). Combining service and learning: A resource book for community and public service. Vol. 1. Raleigh, NC: National Society for Internships and Experiential Education.

Kendall, J. C. (Ed.). (1990b). Combining service and learning: A resource book for community and public service. Vol. 2. Raleigh, NC: National Society for Internships and Experiential Education.

Kendall, J., Duley, J., Little, T., Permaul, J., & Rubin, S. (Ed). (1986). Strengthening experiential education within your institution. Raleigh, NC: National Society for Internships and Experiential Education.

Kraft, R. J., & Swadener, M. (Eds.). (1994). Building community: Service learning in the academic disciplines. Denver, CO: Colorado Campus Compact.

Kupiec, T. Y. (Ed.). (1993). Rethinking tradition: Integrating service with academic study on college campuses. Campus Compact: Brown University, Providence RI.

Lappé, Frances Moore, and DuBois, Paul Martin (1994). The quickening of America: Rebuilding our nation, remaking our lives. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Loeb, Paul Rogat (1994). Generation at the crossroads: Apathy and action on the American campus. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

Loeb, Paul Rogat (1999). Soul of a Citizen: Living with Conviction in a Cynical Time. New York: St. Martin’s Press.

Luce, J. (Ed.). (1988). Combining service and learning: A resource book for community and public service. Raleigh, NC: National Society for Internships and Experiential Education.

McKnight, J. (1995). The careless society: Community and its counterfeits. New York: Basicbooks.

Metropolitan King County Council (1994). Domestic/dating violence: An information and resource handbook. Seattle, WA: King County Council.

Meyers, C., & Jones, T. B. (1993). Promoting active learning: Strategies for the college classroom. Jossey-Bass: San Francisco.

Murphy, C., & Jenks, L. (1981). Integrating the community and the classroom: A sampler of postsecondary courses. National Society for Internships and Experiential Education: Raleigh, NC.

Patterson, J. (1994). Staff Screening Tool Kit. Nonprofit Risk Management Center. Washington DC.

Patterson, J. (1995). Child Abuse Prevention Primer for Your Organization. Nonprofit Risk ManagementCenter. Washington DC.

Schoenfeld, Robert Max (2003). Service-Learning – Student’s Guide & Journal. www.ServiceLearn.com

Schoenfeld, Robert Max (2003). Service-Learning – Student’s Guide & Journal: For Elementary School. www.ServiceLearn.com

Schoenfeld, Robert Max (2004). Service-Learning – Guide & Journal: Higher Education Edition. www.ServiceLearningHigherEd.com

Strand, K., Marullo, S., Cutforth, N., Stoecker, R., Donohue, P. (2003). Community-Based Research and Higher Education: Principles and Practices. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

The National Assembly (1995). Directory of internships in youth development 1995. National Collaboration for Youth.

University of Washington (1994). Service learning program summaries. Edward E. Carlson Leadership and Public Service Office: Seattle.

Watters, A., & Ford, M. (1995). Writing for change: A community reader. McGraw-Hill: New York.

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Sources Available through the Mortvedt Library

Bellah, Robert, et al. (1985). Habits of the Heart. University of California Press: Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA. (Catalog entry)

Bellah, Robert, et al. (1991). The Good Society. Alfred A. Knopf: New York. (Catalog entry)

Bringle, R.G., and Duffy, D.K. (Eds.) (1998). With service in mind: Concepts and models for service-learning in psychology. Washington, DC: American Association for Higher Education. (Catalog entry)

Coles, Robert. The Call of Service. Houghton Mifflin, 1993. (Catalog entry)

Elgin, Duane. Voluntary Simplicity. William Morrow & Co., 1993. (Catalog entry)

Jacoby, B. & Associates. (1996). Service-Learning in Higher Education: Concepts and Practices. San Francisco, Ca: Jossey-Bass Publishers. (Catalog entry)

Mezirow, J. & Associates. (1990). Fostering critical reflection in adulthood. Jossey-Bass: San Francisco. (Catalog entry)

Stanton, T.K., Giles, Jr., & Cruz, N. (1999). Service-learning: A movement's pioneers reflect on its origins, practice, and future. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Publishers. (Catalog entry)

Thayer, L. (Ed.). (1976). 50 strategies for experiential learning. La Jolla, CA: University Associates, Inc. (Catalog entry)

Wingspread Group on Higher Education (1993). An American Imperative: Higher Expectations for Higher Education. The Johnson Foundation. (Catalog entry)

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Other Sources

(2002). The Scholarship of Application. ASHE-ERIC Higher Education Report; 2002, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p27, 12p. (Abstract)

Alexandrowlcz, Viviana (2001). Community Service Learning in Culturally Diverse Settings as a Springboard for Student Constructed Case Studies. Education; Summer2001, Vol. 121 Issue 4, p761. (Abstract)

Amtmann, John, Powers, Jack, Evans, Roberta (2002). Case Study of a Service-Learning Partnership: Montana Tech and the Montana State Prison. Journal of Correctional Education; Mar2002, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p23-27, 5p. (Abstract)

Ash, Sarah L.; Clayton, Patti H. (2004). The Articulated Learning: An Approach to Guided Reflection and Assessment. Innovative Higher Education, v29 n2 p137-154 Dec 2004. 18 pp. (Abstract)

AtKisson, A. Believing Cassandra. Chelsea Green Pub., 1999.

Baldwin, Shelia C.; Buchanan, Alice M.; Rudisill, Mary E. (2007). What Teacher Candidates Learned about Diversity, Social Justice, and Themselves from Service-Learning Experiences. Journal of Teacher Education, v58 n4 p315-327 Sep 2007. 13 pp. (Abstract | Full Text (PDF))

Bates, Christine, Southard, Sherry (2005). Rearticulating Civic Engagement Through Cultural Studies and Service-learning. Technical Communication; Feb2005, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p104-104. (Abstract)

Benson, L. & Harkavy, I. (1994). "Anthropology 210, Academically Based Community Service, and the Advancement of Knowledge, Teaching, and Learning." Universities and Community Schools vol 4, no 1/2, Fall/Winter.

Borden, Amanda Welch (2007). The Impact of Service-Learning on Ethnocentrism in an Intercultural Communication Course. Journal of Experiential Education; 2007, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p171-183, 13p. (Abstract)

Bringle, Robert G., Hatcher, Julie A. (2002). Campus–Community Partnerships: The Terms of Engagement. Journal of Social Issues; Sep2002, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p503-516, 14p. (Abstract)

Brooks, Nancy; Schramm, Richard (2007). Integrating Economics Research, Education, and Service. Journal of Economic Education, v38 n1 p36-43 Win 2007. 8 pp. (Abstract)

Brown, Elinor L. (2005). Service-Learning in a One-Year Alternative Route to Teacher Certification: A Powerful Multicultural Teaching Tool. Equity and Excellence in Education, v38 n1 p61-74 Feb 2005. 14 pp. (Abstract)

Brown, Lester (Ed). State of the World 2001. The Worldwatch Institute, 2001.

Coe-Regan, JoAnn R., O'Donnell, Julie (2006). Best Practices for Integrating Technology and Service Learning in a Youth Development Program. Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work; 2006, Vol. 3 Issue 3/4, p201, 20p. (Abstract)

Coffey, Betty S.; Wang, Jia (2006). Service Learning in a Master of Business Administration (MBA) Integrative Project Course: An Experience in China. Journal of Education for Business, v82 n2 p119-124 Nov-Dec 2006. 6 pp. (Abstract)

Cowell, Pattie (2005). Practicing Democracy: Early American Authors in Twenty-First-Century Communities. Early American Literature; Jun2005, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p363-369. (Abstract)

Dass, Ram & Gorman, Paul. How Can I Help. Alfred Knopf, 1985.

Dass, Ram & Bush, Mirabai. Compassion In Action. Bell Tower, 1992.

Durning, Alan. How Much Is Enough. W.W. Norton & Co., 1992.

Ehrlich, T. (1998). Reinventing John Dewey's "Pedagogy as a University Discipline" The Elementary School Journal May v98 n5 p489(21).

Elgin, Duane. Promise Ahead. HarperCollins, 2000.

Elwood, Susan; Murphy, Susan Wolff; Cardenas, Diana (2006). Enacting Multimedia Writing Center Pedagogy in a Rural High School. Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, v80 n2 p86-88 Nov-Dec 2006. 3 pp. (Abstract)

England, Yuliya A.; Marcinkowski, Thomas (2007). Environmental Service-Learning Programs in Florida High Schools and Colleges: Nature, Status, and Effects as Determined by a Statewide Program Census. Journal of Environmental Education, v38 n4 p51-60 Sum 2007. 10 pp. (Abstract)

Erikson, J. (1994). Community service-learning at Augsburg College: A handbook for Instructors, Version 2.0. Minneapolis, MN: Augsburg College Center for Faculty Development.

Eyler, J., D. Giles, & Charlene Gray (2001). "At A Glance: What We Know about The Effects of Service-Learning on College Students, Faculty, Institutions and Communities, 1993-2000: Third Edition." (website | PDF file)

Eyler, Janet (2001). Creating Your Reflection Map. New Directions for Higher Education; Summer2001 Issue 114, p35. (Abstract)

Ferrari, Joseph, Velcoff, Jessica (2006). Measuring Staff Perceptions of University Identity and Activities: The Mission and Values Inventory. Christian Higher Education; Jul2006, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p243-261, 19p. (Abstract)

Fisher, Robert, Fabricant, Michael, Simmons, Louise (2004). Understanding Contemporary University-Community Connections: Context, Practice, and Challenges. Journal of Community Practice; 2004, Vol. 12 Issue 3/4, p13-34, 22p. (Abstract)

Folkestad, James E., Senior, Bolivar A., DeMiranda, Michael A. (2002). The Implications of Service-Learning for Technology Studies. Journal of Technology Studies; Winter/Spring2002, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p52-58. (Abstract)

Furco, Andrew (2002). Institutionalizing Service-Learning in Higher Education. Journal of Public Affairs; 2002 Supplement 1, Vol. 6, p39, 29p. (Abstract)

Giles, Jr., Dwight, & Janet Eyler. (1994). "The Theoretical Roots of Service-Learning in John Dewey: Towards a Theory of Service-Learning." Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 1:77-85.

Goldberg, Lynette R.; Richburg, Cynthia McCormick; Wood, Lisa A. (2006). Active Learning through Service-Learning. Communication Disorders Quarterly, v27 n3 p131-145 Spr 2006. 15 pp. (Abstract)

Greenleaf, Robert. Servant Leadership. Paulist Press, 1977.

Harkavy, Ira, & John L. Puckett. (1994). "Lessons from Hull House for the Contemporary Urban University." Social Service Review 68.3: 299-321.

Hill, Julia Butterfly. The Legacy of Luna. Harper Collins, 2000.

Hulsart, Robyn W. (2007). Small Numbers, Large Returns: College Students Helping Community Members Prepare Income Tax Returns. College Teaching, v55 n2 p48-50 Spr 2007. 3 pp. (Abstract)

Hunt, Morton. The Compassionate Beast. William Morrow & Co., 1990.

Hurt, Bob (2007). Teaching What Matters: A New Conception of Accounting Education. Journal of Education for Business, v82 n5 p295-299 May-Jun 2007. 5 pp. (Abstract)

Ingram, Catherine. In The Footsteps of Gandhi, Conversations with Spiritual Social Activists. Parallax Press, 1990.

Introduction to Service-Learning Toolkit: Readings and Resources for Faculty. Campus Compact Project on Integrating Service with Academic Study. (website)

Jacoby, Barbara (2006). Public work and the academy: An academic administrator's guide to civic engagement and service-learning. Journal of Higher Education; May/Jun2006, Vol. 77 Issue 3, p548-550, 3p. (Abstract)

Keen, Cheryl, Keen, James (2004). From Service Politics to lives of Commitment: Reflections on The New Student Politics. Journal of Public Affairs; 2004, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p125-138. (Abstract)

Kezar, Adrianna (2002). Assessing Community Service Learning. About Campus; May2002, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p14, 7p. (Abstract)

King, John T. (2004). Service-Learning as a Site for Critical Pedagogy: A Case of Collaboration, Caring, and Defamiliarization Across Borders. Journal of Experiential Education; 2004, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p121-137, 17p. (Abstract)

Kraemer, Don J. (2005). Servant Class: Basic Writers and Service Learning. Journal of Basic Writing (CUNY), v24 n2 p92-109 2005. 18 pp. (Abstract)

Kraft, R. (1996). "Service Learning: An Introduction to its Theories, Practice, and Effects." Education and Urban Society, (Feb. 1996): 131-59.

Larned, Marianne (Ed). Stone Soup for the World. Conari Press, 1998.

Luks, Allan. The Healing Power of Doing Good. Fawcett Columbine, 1991.

Lundy, Brenda L. (2007). Service Learning in Life-Span Developmental Psychology: Higher Exam Scores and Increased Empathy. Teaching of Psychology; Winter2007, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p23-27, 5p. (Abstract)

Marchel, Carol A. (2004). Evaluating Reflection and Sociocultural Awareness in Service Learning Classes. Teaching of Psychology; Spring2004, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p120-123. (Abstract)

McDonald, Theodore W.; Caso, Rafaelito; Fugit, Dee (2005). Teaching and Learning Operant Principles in Animal Shelters: Perspectives from Faculty, Students, and Shelter Staff. Journal of Instructional Psychology, v32 n4 p310-321 2005. 12 pp. (Abstract)

Morton, Keith, and John Saltmarsh. (1997). "Addams, Day, and Dewey: The Emergence of Community Service in American Culture." Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning 4: 137-49.

Newman, Peter, Bruyere, Brett L., Beh, Adam (2007). Service-Learning and Natural Resource Leadership. Journal of Experiential Education; 2007, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p54-69, 16p. (Abstract)

Ngai, Steven Sek-yum (2006). Service-Learning, Personal Development, and Social Commitment: A Case Study of University Students in Hong Kong. Adolescence (San Diego): an international quarterly devoted to the physiological, psychological, psychiatric, sociological, and educational aspects of the second decade of human life, v41 n161 p165 Spr 2006. 12 pp. (Abstract)

O'Grady, C.R. (2000). Integrating service learning and multicultural education in colleges and universities. Mahwah, N.J.: L. Erlbaum Associates.

Oster-Aaland, Laura; Sellnow, Timothy; Nelson, Paul; Pearson, Judy (2004). The Status of Service Learning in Departments of Communication: A Follow-Up Study. Brief Reports. Communication Education, v53 n4 p348-356 Oct 2004. 9 pp. (Abstract)

Ottenritter, Nan W. (2004). Service Learning, Social Justice, and Campus Health. Journal of American College Health; Jan/Feb2004, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p189-191, 3p. (Abstract)

Peacock, James R.; O'Quin, Jo Ann (2006). Higher Education and Foster Grandparent Programs: Exploring Mutual Benefits. Educational Gerontology, v32 n5 p367-378 May 2006. 12 pp. (Abstract)

Pollack, S. (1997). Three decades of service-learning in higher education (1966-1996): The contested emergence of an organizational field. Ph.D. dissertation, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.

Quinn, Daniel. Ishmael. Bantam, 1993.

Reams, Paula (2003). Service Learning in Health Care Higher Education: Risk or Not to Risk. Education for Health: Change in Learning & Practice; Jul2003, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p145, 10p. (Abstract)

Reich, Robert (2005). Service Learning and Multiple Models of Engaged Citizenship. Journal of Education, v186 n1 p23-27 2005. 5 pp. (Abstract)

Romo, Jaime J.; Chavez, Claudia (2006). Border Pedagogy: A Study of Preservice Teacher Transformation. Educational Forum, The, v70 n2 p142-153 Win 2006. 12 pp. (Abstract (links to ) )

Schaffer, Regan Harwell (2004). Service-learning in Christian Higher Education: Bringing Our Mission to Life. Christian Higher Education; Apr2004, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p127-145, 19p. (Abstract)

Schall, James V. (2006). Liberal Education and "Social Justice". Liberal Education, v92 n4 p44-47 Fall 2006. 4 pp. (Abstract)

Schwartz, Ellen & Stoddard, Suzanne. Taking Back Our Lives in the Age of Corporate Dominance. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2000.

Sikula, John, Sikula Sr., Andrew (2005). Spirituality and service learning. New Directions for Teaching & Learning; Winter2005 Issue 104, p75-81, 7p. (Abstract)

Simons, Lori; Cleary, Beverly (2005). Student and Community Perceptions of the "Value Added" for Service-Learners. Journal of Experiential Education, v28 n2 p164-188 2005. 25 pp. (Abstract)

Staub, Sylvia & Green, Paula (Ed). Psychology & Social Responsibility. NYU Press, 1992.

Sterling, Mary (2007). Service-Learning and Interior Design: A Case Study. Journal of Experiential Education, v29 n3 p331-343 Mar 2007. 13 pp. (Abstract)

Sternberger, Lee G., Ford, Karen A., Hale, Daniel C. (2005). International Service-Learning: Integrating Academics and Active Learning in the World. Journal of Public Affairs; 2005, Vol. 8, p75-96, 22p. (Abstract)

Taylor, Julie Anne; Trepanier-Street, Mary (2007). Civic Education in Multicultural Contexts: New Findings from a National Study. Social Studies, v98 n1 p14-18 Jan-Feb 2007. 5 pp. (Abstract)

Timmermans, Steven R., Bouman, Jeffrey P. (2004). Seven Ways of Teaching and Learning: University-Community Partnerships at Baccalaureate Institutions. Journal of Community Practice; 2004, Vol. 12 Issue 3/4, p89-101, 13p. (Abstract)

Toews, Michelle L., Cerny, Jennifer M. (2005). The Impact of Service-Learning on Student Development: Students′ Reflections in a Family Diversity Course. Marriage & Family Review; 2005, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p79-96. (Abstract)

Tschopp, Daniel J. (2004). The Seneca Babcock Business Plan: A Case Study in Using Service Learning to Meet the AICPA Core Competencies. Journal of Education for Business; May/Jun2004, Vol. 79 Issue 5, p261-266, 6p. (Abstract)

Wells, Carole V.; Grabert, Christy (2004). Service-Learning and Mentoring: Effective Pedagogical Strategies. College Student Journal, v38 n4 p573 Dec 2004. 6 pp. (Abstract)

Wilhite, Stephen C., Silver, Paula T. (2005). A false dichotomy for higher education: Educating citizens vs. educating technicians. National Civic Review; Summer2005, Vol. 94 Issue 2, p46-54, 9p. (Abstract)

Young, Cheri A.; Shinnar, Rachel S.; Ackerman, Robert L.; Carruthers, Cynthia P.; Young, Deborah A. (2007). Implementing and Sustaining Service-Learning at the Institutional Level. Journal of Experiential Education, v29 n3 p344-365 Mar 2007. 22 pp. (Abstract)

Zlotkowski, E. (1998). Successful service-learning programs: New models of excellence in higher education. Bolton, MA: Anker Publishing Company, Inc.

Zlotkowski, Edward (2001). Humanistic Learning and Service-Learning at the Liberal Arts College. New Directions for Higher Education; Summer2001 Issue 114, p89, 8p. (Abstract

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Resources for Community Partnerships:

These represent a small sample of the many on-line resources for campus-community partnerships.

Astin, John, Lori Vogelgesang, Elaine Ikeda and Jennifer Yee. “How Service Learning Affects Students.” Higher Education Research Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, 2000. PDF, 128 pages. Comprehensive study of student outcomes in service-learning, including the impact of service-learning (and service) on their career and leadership plans. (PDF)

Campus-Community Partnerships for Health. Website.
One of the best comprehensive websites on community partnerships. Originated at the University of Washington.

Campus Compact. Website.
Leading national website for Service-Learning information, including community partnerships.

“Community-University Partnerships: Translating Evidence Into Action.” National Symposium Jointly Sponsored by Community-Campus Partnerships for Health and HUDG’s Office of University Partnerships. April, 2003. Proceedings. PDF format, 19 pages. Good articles by the presenters (see above). (PDF)

Fisher, Robert, Michael Fabricant and Louise Simmons. “Understanding Contemporary University-Community Connections: Context, Practice and Challenges.” Journal of Community Practice; 2004, Vol. 12 Issue 3/4, p13-34, 22p. PDF file.
Historical and contemporary context surrounding role of university and community partners; identifies and discusses challenges. (Abstract)

Holland, Barbara. "The Community Dimension of Service-Learning: A Multi-Faceted Challenge for Researchers." Powerpoint Presentation at the 5th Annual International Conference on Service-Learning Research: Exploring the Premise: Advancing Knowledge & Transforming Lives, 2005.
Holland is one of the most widely-respected researchers on community partnerships. Slides 13 to 18 are particularly focused on types of partnerships, faculty and community perspectives, and recommendations for further research. (Website)

Holland, Barbara. “Community Partners as Educational Collaborators.” workshop presented at CaliforniaState University at Monterey in February 2004. Materials may be replicated for workshops. PDF format. (PDF)

Holland, Barbara, et al. “University-Community Partnerships: What Do We Know?” Notes prepared for discussion by some of the field’s most respected scholars (Barbara Holland, Sherrill Gelmon, Lawrence Green, Ella Greene-Moton, and Timothy Stanton) at the April 2003 symposium “Community-University Partnerships: Translating Evidence Into Action.” Sponsored jointly by Campus Community Partnerships for Health and HUD’s Office of University Partnerships. PDF format, 19 pages. (PDF)

Jacobi, Tobi. “Redefining Need in Community-University Partnerships: A Collaborative Perspective.”
Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Conference on College Composition and Communication (52nd, Denver, Colorado, March 14-17, 2001). (Abstract | Full Text (PDF))

Ledoux, Michael and Nadine McHenry. “Pitfalls of School-University Partnerships.” Clearinghouse, Mar/Apr2008, Vol. 81 Issue 4, p155-160, PDF format, 6 pages.
Explores potential for problems when partnerships exist in distressed urban school districts. (Abstract)

Leiderman, Sally, Andrew Furco, Jennifer Zapf and Megan Goss. “Building Partnerships with College Campuses: Community Perspectives.” Brochure presented at Consortium of Private Higher Education (CAPHE), Community Partner Summit, Washington DC, 2002. PDF, 32 pages. (PDF)

National Service-Learning Clearinghouse. Website of Learn and Serve America.
Comprehensive information about service-learning in grades K-16. (Website)

Pew Partnership for Civic Change. “Engagement Through University-Community Partnerships.” Published by the Pew Partnership. PDF format, 25 pages.
Case studies of ambitious broad-scale, comprehensive partnerships between local communities and AuburnUniversity, University of Texas, University of Pennsylvania. (PDF)

Pew Partnership for Civic Change. “University and Community Research Partnerships: A New Approach.” PDF format, 48 pages.
Fascinating study by Pew Partnerships for Civic Change about the benefits and challenges of community-based research. Of particular interest is the section on accessibility to the university – how to navigate it and work with it – by community partners and organizations. (PDF)

Tufts University: “Advancing Student Engagement in Communities: A Toolkit for Effective Orientation and Evaluation.” Excellent website with ideas, sample forms, and resources for all parties engaged in community partnerships. (Website)
“Toolkit for Community Partners.” Specific forms to assist community partners in establishing effective working relationships with the students. (Website)

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. “University-Community Partnerships: Current Practices Volume III.” January 1999. PDF format, 268 pages. (PDF)

United States Housing and Urban Development Office of University Partnerships Website with many resources and funding opportunities and models. Focuses primarily on higher education. (Website)

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