Community Service Learning


CFICE midterm review reportA copy of the CFICE Midterm Review Report can be found here.

IARSLCE webinar resourcesWebinar Google doc can be found here.

Copy of Powerpoint presentation can be found here.

Webinar video can be found here.

Survey to give feedback on this webinar and the IARSLCE webinar series can be found here.About community service learning

Canadian Alliance for Community Service-Learning
The Canadian Alliance for Community Service-Learning (CACSL) supports, educates and networks to ensure the effective growth of CSL in Canada.

Campus Compact
Campus Compact is a national coalition of nearly 1,200 college and university presidents in the United States - representing some 6 million students - dedicated to promoting community service, civic engagement, and service-learning in higher education.

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health
CCPH is a nonprofit organization that promotes health (broadly defined) through partnerships between communities and higher educational institutions through service-learning, community-based participatory research, broad-based coalitions and other partnership strategies.

National Service-Learning Clearinghouse
The Clearinghouse maintains a website with timely information and relevant resources to support service-learning programs, practitioners, and researchers (United States).

Principles of Good Practice for Community Service-Learning (pdf)
An information sheet developed by the Canadian Alliance for Community Service-Learning.
This site has resources for designing international field schools, as well as recent articles pertaining to Global Service Learning.

CSL Basics (pdf)

CSL for International Field Schools (pdf)

The Benefits of Community Service Learning (pdf)

Revealing the Complexity of Community-Campus Interactions (pdf)

Communiyty Engaged Scholarship a Review of Canadian Practices (pdf)

Reflection in Service Learning: Making Meaning of Experience (pdf)

Partnerships in Service Learning and Civic Engagement (pdf)

An Introduction to Service-Learning and Community Engagement as Co-Inquiry (website)

Why Service-Learning and Community Engagement? (website)

Government of Canada's Canada Service Corp (pdf)

Faculty tools

Faculty Toolkit for Service-Learning in Higher Education (pdf)
Published by Learn and Serve America's National Service-Learning Clearinghouse, and edited by Community-Campus Partnerships for Health, this toolkit is divided into 10 units designed to aid faculty in every step of planning, designing, and implementing service-learning programs intotheir curriculum and institutions as well as program evaluation and assessment.

Sample Syllabi/Course Outlines which include Community Service-Learning
A collection of sample course syllabi from Canadian Universities.

Sample Syllabi Across Multiple Disciplines
A collection of sample course syllabi from US institutions, searchable by faculty/discipline.

Campus Compact Program Models Database
A database of successful service, service-learning, and civic engagement programs broken down by type of program and, subject area, community issue and service population.

Code of Professional Conduct

Confidential Disclosure Agreement

Sample Letter of Agreement with Partner

Reflection Resources

Reflection Tools for Faculty (pdf)
An information sheet about reflection developed by the Canadian Alliance for Community Service-Learning for Faculty members.

Reflection Tools for Students (pdf)
An information sheet about reflection developed by the Canadian Alliance for Community Service-Learning for Students.

Campus Compact Reflection Guide
The purpose of this site is to provide guidance to educators on using structured reflection to enhance learning from service experiences.

National Service-Learning Clearinghouse Notes on Reflection
This site provides definitions and theory as well as key characteristics of high quality service-learning reflection.

Facilitating Reflection: A Manual for Leaders and Educators
A toolkit designed to support educators in understanding and facilitating the service-learning reflection process.