Service-Learning Readings and Resources

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Service-Learning Organizations With Online Resources

The National Youth Leadership Council’s National Service-Learning Clearinghouse hosts a library of free service-learning resources.

Campus Compact is a national association of colleges and universities committed to campus-based civic engagement that offers a wealth of resources to support faculty with community-based instruction and research.

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health

Science Engagements for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities

Service-Learning Bibliography

Billig, S. & Furco, A. (Eds.). (2002). Service-Learning: The Essence of the Pedagogy. Greenwich, RI: Information Age Publishing.

Bringle, R. G., & Hatcher, J. A. (1996). Implementing service learning in higher education. Journal of Higher Education, 67(2).

Bryant, A. J. (2011). Integrating service learning into the university classroom. Sudbury, Mass.: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.

Butin, D. W. (2005). Service-learning in higher education. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Butin, D. W. (2010). Service-learning in theory and practice: The future of community engagement in higher education. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Canada, M. & Speck, B. W. (Eds.). (2001). Developing and implementing service-learning programs. New Directions in Higher Education, No. 114, Summer 2001. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Cress, C. M., & Donahue, D. M. (2011). Democratic dilemmas of teaching service learning: Curricular strategies for success. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

Duncan, D. & Kopperud, J. (2008). Service-learning companion. New York: Houghton Mifflin.

Eyler, J., Giles, D. E., & Schmeide, A. (1996). A practitioner’s guide to reflection in service-learning: Student voices & reflections. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University.

Eyler, J. & Giles, D. E. (1999). Where’s the learning in service-learning. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Hoyt, L. (Ed.). (2012). Transforming cities and minds through the scholarship of engagement: Economy, equity, and environment. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt  University Press.

Jacoby B. (Ed.). (2003). Building partnerships for service-learning. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Jacoby B. (2014). Service-learning essentials: Questions, answers, and lessons learned. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Kelshaw, T. S., Lazarus, F., & Minier, J. (2009). Partnerships for service-learning: Impacts on communities and students. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Madden, S. J. (2000). Service learning across the curriculum: Case applications in higher education. Lanham, MD: University Press of America.

Rhoads, R. A., & Howard, J. (1998). Academic service learning: A pedagogy of action and reflection. San Francisco: Jossey‐Bass Publishers.

Speck, B. W. & Hoppes, S. L. (Eds.). (2004). Service-Learning: History, theory, and issues. Westport, CT: Praeger.

Stoecker, R., & Tryon, E. A. (2009). The unheard voices: Community organizations and service learning. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press.

Strait, J. R., & Lima M. (Eds.). (2009). The future of service-learning: New solutions for sustaining and improving practice. Sterling, VA: Stylus.

Additional Resources

101 Ideas for combining service and learning. (1995, June 27). Florida International University.

Service-Learning Syllabi. (2007). Providence, RI: Campus Compact. Retrieved September 17, 2010, from