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On this page, not only do we have articles on the web, we list the books we have in our office, and give links to sample syllabi that have a service learning focus.

Articles

Click here to go to our alphabetized list of articles. Articles on the web will be links. Articles that we have in our office are labeled with a purple pin. ( )

Here, we separate the articles into common categories. Full references are in the alphabetized list. We have 140 (and counting) references. The bibliography also has a list of journals with special service learning issues.

Is service-learning effective? See (Dunlap, 1998; Rice & Brown, 1998; Mabry, 1998, Krystal, 1998; Shastri, 2000; Gardner, 1999; Giles & Eyler, 1994)

Does service learning increase motivation and attitudes? See (Rosenberg, McKeon & Dinero, 1999; McCarthy & Tucker, 1999; Nnakwe, 1999; McMahon, 2000; Astin & Sax, 1998; Dubois & Neville, 1997; Raskoff, S.)

Any  values development from service learning? See (Delve, Mintz & Stewart, 1990; Miller & Neese, 1997; Shumer, 1994; Vogelgesang, Ikeda & Yee, 2000; Yates & Youniss, 1998; Youniss & Yates, 1999)

For intergenerational benefits, see (Brandes & Green, 2000; McGowan & Blankenship, 1994)

Reflection in service learning: See (Bringle & Hatcher, 1999; Copper, 1998; Dunlap, 1998; Kottkamp, 1990; Tucker, et al., 1999)

Is there a teacher training manual? See (Richardson, 2000; Williams, 2000; Wozniak, 1997)

How is service learning assessed? See (Student Service Alliance, 2000; Smink & Duckinfield, 2000; Driscoll, et al., 1996; Reeb, et al., 1998)

Service-learning in academics: See (Saunders, 1998; Harkavy & Romer, 1999; Cleary, 1998; Buchanan, 1998; Batchelder & Root, 1994; Campus Compact, 1996; Cohen & Sowet, 1989; Holland, 1997; Holland & Gelman, 1998; Taub, 1998; Zlotkowski, 1998; Yarmolinsky & Martello, 1996)

What is the philosophy of service learning? See (Howard, 1998; McVicker, 1989; Palmer, 1987; Schon, 1995; Stewart, 1990; Zlotkowski, 1999; Bringle & Hatcher, 1995)

How does service learning relate to such and such course?

        
        biology: See (Phillips, 1997)
        business: See (Tucker, et al., 1998)
        chemistry: See (Kesner & Eyring, 1999)
        forestry: See (Boehringer & Merrill, 1999)
        freshman composition: See (Ogburn & Wallace, 1998)
        gerontology: See (Fisher & Finkelstein, 1999; Friedman, 1997;                              Greene, 1998; Thomas, Reigart & Trickey, 1998)
        health education: See (Flannery & Ward, 1999)
        management: See (Small, Venkatesh, & Marsden, 1998)
        mathematics: See (Duke, 1999; Austin,
                            Berceli & Mathews, 1999)
        nursing: See (Schaffer & Peterson, 1998; Juhn, et. al, 1999;                             Kataoka-Yahiro, et al. 1998)
        pharmacy: See (Murawski, Murawski & Wilson, 1999;
                            Lamsam, 1999)
        pre-service teachers: See (Donahue, 1999; Wade, et al., 1999)
        psychology: See (Osborne, et al., 1997; Plante, 1998)
        public speaking: See (Ryan & Kirkland, 1998)
        social justice: See (Warren, 1998)
        social studies: See (Shumer, 2000; Wade & Saxe, 1996)
        sociology: See (Corwin, 1996; Eby, 1997;
                            Hondagneu-Sotelo, 1994; Lena, 1995;
                            Parker-Gwin, 1996; Wright, 1999)
        sports management: See (Jackowski & Guillioon, 1998)
        teacher education: See (Wells, Fischetti, & Dittmer, 1996)


Is service learning a civic responsibility? See (Paulins, 1999; Garrison, 1997; Bass, 1997; Damon, 1998; Boyte & Hollander, 1995; Boyte & Farr, 1997; Sullivan, 1999)


Service Learning and Public Health: See (Chambers, Hoey & Underwood, 1998; Clark, 1999; Nickman, 1998)


Any international perspectives on service learning? See (Crabtree, 1998; Myers-Lipton, 1996; Rocker, 1994)

What about disabilities? See (Brill, 1994) 

Are there any critiques of service learning? See (Chapin, 1999; Chapin, 1998; Stukas, Snyder & Clary, 1999 ; Eyler & Giles, 2000)

What do we know about community service learning? See (Hargrove, 1993; Howard, 1995; Weinberg, 1999; Zoerink, Magafas & Pawelko, 1997)

Career centers: See (Franta, 1994)

Farmworkers: See (Okie & Wiggins, 1997).

Youth and service learning: See (Barnett, et al., 1998; Follman, 1998)

Books we have in the office

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

Jacoby, B. (1996) Service-learning in higher education: Concepts and practices. Jossey-Bass:
               San Francisco.

Lawson, D. (1998) Volunteering: 101 ways you can improve the world and your life. Alti
              Publishing: San Diego.

Stanton, T., Giles, D. & Cruz, N. (1999) Service-learning: A movement's pioneer reflects on its
               origins, practice, and future.
Jossey-Bass: San Francisco.

Vineyard, S. (1993) Megatrends and volunteerism: Mapping the future of volunteer programs.
              Heritage Arts Publishing: Downers Grove, Illinois.

Sample Syllabi for Service Learning Courses

Good sites that contain syllabi from courses with a service learning component.  We have hard copies of some of these in our office STEW G4.

From Colorado: pages are arranged by discipline. 168 syllabi to date

From University of Utah: click on service learning in the side menu, then courses.

From Tufts University: 16 additional syllabi and a link to Colorado.

From Clemson University: Primarily in the fields of Business, Humanities, and Life Sciences. (20 syllabi)

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