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Recommended Reading

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General Service Learning

  • Blouin, D. D. & Perry, E. M. (2009). Whom does service learning really serve? Community-based organizations’ perspectives on service learning. Teaching Sociology, 37(2), 120-135. Retrieved from EBSCOhost.
  • Campus Compact (n.d.).  Retrieved from
  • Cress, C. M., Collier, P. J., & Reitenauer, V. L. (2005). Learning through serving: A student guidebook for service-learning across the disciplines. Sterling, Va: Stylus Publishing.
  • D’Agostino, M. J. (2008). Fostering a civically engaged society: The university and service learning.  Journal of Public Affairs Education, 14(2), 191-204. Retrieved from EBSCOhost.
  • Eyler, J., & Giles, D. (1999). Where’s the learning in service-learning? (1st ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Heffernan, K., & Campus Compact (Project). (2001). Fundamentals of service-learning course construction. Providence, RI: Campus Compact, Brown University.
  • Jacoby, B. (1996). Service-learning in higher education : Concepts and practices. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers.
  • Kezar, A., & Rhoads, R. A. (2001). The dynamic tensions of service learning in higher education. Journal of Higher Education, 72(2), 148-171. Retrieved from EBSCOhost.
  • Kuh, G.D.  (2008).  High-Impact educational practices:  What they are, who has access to them, and why they matter.  Washington, D.C.:  Association of American Colleges and Universities.
  • McLaughlin, E. (2010). The “real-world” experience: Students’ perspectives on service-learning projects. American Journal of Business Education, 3(7), 109-117.
  • National Service Learning Clearinghouse.  (2011).  What is service learning? Retrieved from:
  • Simons, L., & Cleary, B. (2006). The influence of service learning on students’ personal and social development.  College Teaching, 54(4), 307-319. Retrieved from EBSCOhost.
  • Titlebaum, P., Williamson, G., Daprano, C., Baer, J., & Brahler, J.  (2004).  Annotated history of service learning.  National Service Learning Clearinghouse. Retrieved from
  • Meyer, N. J., & Miller, I. R. (2008). The library as service-learning partner: A win-win collaboration with students and faculty. College & Undergraduate Libraries, 15(4), 399-413. doi:10.1080/10691310802554879

Confronting Privilege/Increased acceptance of diversity

  • Urraca, B., Ledoux, M., & Harris, J. T. (2009). Beyond the comfort zone: Lessons of intercultural service. Clearing House, 82(6), 281-289.