In 2007-08 the Center for Service & Learning awarded $140,000 in grants to IUPUI departments and schools for work related to civic engagement.
Contact Mary Price for more information on events and other resources sponsored by the Office of Service Learning.
The following resources will help you get started on designing a service-learning course. The Tip Sheet provides quick references to identifying service activities, linking course goals to service-learning requirements, designing reflection activities, and other useful tips. The reflection article describes the importance of reflection and brief descriptions of effective reflection activities.
Liability Issues and SL Contracts (page coming soon)
Models of Student Civic Development
Civic Identity: Locating the Self in Community by Lee Knefflecamp
Civic Learning Outcomes
Building an Inclusive Service Learning Classroom
Individuals with Disabilities and Service-Learning: Selected Bibliography through the Service Learning Clearinghouse
Teaching Tolerance.org - hosted by the Southern Poverty Law Center
The Race Project - sponsored by the American Anthropological Association
Diversity and Service Learning - course planning resources through Colorado State University
The Drama of Diversity and Democracy - publication of the Association of American Colleges & Universities
You can find hundreds of service-learning course syllabi in nearly every discipline at the following sites:
National Service Learning Clearinghouse
Community-Campus Partnerships for Health
Special Volume of Acta Academica Supplementum 2005(3), edited by Bob Bringle and Mabel Erasmus, Senior Lecturer, University of the Free State, South Africa. This collection of articles addresses research on community service learning in higher education in South Africa.
Service Learning and Civic Engagement Research Guide--coming soon