Modules are meant as a tool to assist professors and teachers who are interested in incorporating service-learning in their current courses, but do not have the time to learn more about it in a group setting. The modules give users the opportunity to learn and work at their own pace. The modules are divided into specific topics, including a discussion of what defines service-learning and the various steps involved in the implementation of service-learning pedagogy. Learn how to design and deliver a service-learning course.

Module 1: What We Know From Research

A Promising Connection

Research on K-12 School-Based Service-Learning

Comparing the Effects of Community Service and Service-Learning

Identifying the Leaning Outcomes of Service

Program Characteristics of Effective Service-Learning

Impacts of Service-Learning on Participating K-12 Students

Does Service-Learning Increase Student Learning?: A Meta-Analysis

Module 2: Choosing a Direction & Determining Learning Goal(s)

Factors That Motivate and Deter Faculty Use of Service-Learning

A Labor of Love: Constructing Service-Learning Syllabus

Module 3: Community Partnerships

Community Agency Voice and Benefit in Service-Learning

Different Worlds and Common Ground: Community Partner Perspectives

Service-Learning Partnerships: Paths of Engagement

Module 4: Reflective Learning Activities

Creating Your Reflection Map

Integrating Reflection and Assessment to Capture and Improve Student Learning

Practitioner’s Guide to Reflection in Service Learning

Module 5: Evaluation: Monitoring & Assessing

An Assessment Model for Service-Learning

Module 6: Reviewing, Revising, and Rejoicing

Service Learning – Celebration Concept

What Influences the Long-Term Sustainability of Service-Learning?