The Internet is packed with excellent resources for academic service-learning. The following Web sites provide excellent information about service-learning. Please visit them for ideas or research.
The Higher Education Research Institute
National Service-Learning Clearinghouse
There are many ways to conceptualize and incorporate academic service-learning projects into course curriculum. The following websites contain sample syllabi from universities around the country. The projects outlined in these syllabi are not meant to be representative of all service-learning projects. Rather, use them as a framework from which you can expand the horizons of service-learning in your classroom.
Campus Compact Service-Learning Syllabi
The Following organizations promote civic engagement opportunities for students:
The Center for Civic Education
The goal of the center is to promote an educated and engaged citizenry committed to the principles and practice of democracy in the United States and other countries.
The Kettering Foundation
The Kettering Foundation is built on the idea of inventive research. Currently, the Kettering Foundation is focusing on the question “What does it take to make democracy work as it should?” with the hopes of finding a way to make democratic practices work more efficiently and effectively.