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