The International Association for Research on Service-Learning
and Community Engagement conference is held annually in
Baltimore, MD. This year (2012) marks the 12th year! There are over 175 conference sessions that are organized into eight different tracks and four different session formats. Session facilitators come from varied backgrouds and include students, educators from K-12 and higher education, administrators, and community partners. View this year's conference proceedings.
Facilitators of sessions at the 2012 IARSLCE conference have been
uploading their session materials to their Proceedings pages. To access
materials and/or post comments/questions (or to upload your own
materials), click here and then
navigate to the session(s) of interest using the navigation menu and
word clouds or the search function.
The two keynote speakers have posted their slides and invite ongoing
discussion on their page.
Harold McDougall, Professor of Law and one of the keynote speakers, has
also posted a page of Reflection Related to Closing Achievement Gaps; he
invites discussion of the ideas for actions that could be taken by
individuals, citizen assemblies, businesses, and the White House.
You are invited to read his reflection and/or share your thoughts in response.
|101 Ideas of Combining Service and Learning, FIU
||Michigan Journal of Service-Learning
|Offers practical and potential examples of community service projects faculty can combine with their current academic curriculum in various disciplines to create viable service-learning programs.
||A bi-annual publication produced by the Edward Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning at the University of Michigan that contains articles on various service-learning issues.
|American Association for Higher Education (AAHE)
||National Campus Compact
|An individual membership organization committed to promoting changes in higher education through activities, publications, partnerships, and conferences.
||"Campus Compact is a national coalition of more than 860 college and university presidents committed to the civic purposes of higher education. To support this civic mission, Campus Compact promotes community service that develops students' citizenship skills and values, encourages partnerships between campuses and communities, and assists faculty who seek to integrate public and community engagement into their teaching and research."
|Association for Experiential Education
||National Society for Experimental Education
|The association's mission is to develop and promote experiential education through the support of professional development, theoretical advancement, and evaluation of experiential education worldwide.
||A membership association committed to all forms of experiential education, offering an annual conference, publications and research information, and opportunities to network with colleagues worldwide.
|Corporation for National and Community Service
||Pennsylvania Campus Compact
|"The Corporation for National and Community Service connects Americans of all ages and backgrounds with opportunities to give back to their communities and their nation through voluntary service. More than 2 million Americans serve their fellow citizens each year through the Corporation's three main programs: AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, and Learn and Serve America. In partnership with nonprofit groups, faith-based organizations, schools, and other public agencies, participants in these programs tutor children, build and renovate homes, provide immunizations and health screenings, clean up and preserve the environment, serve on neighborhood crime-prevention patrols, and respond to disasters."
||In order for students to best understand complex social issues and their resolutions, they must have opportunities where they can examine the intricacies of those social issues. The Pennsylvania Campus Compact's purpose is to support college and university efforts to develop these opportunities for students to learn.
|Foundations for Long Term Care
||Research and Scholarship on International Service-Learning
| This organization
has completed a series of free on-line educational modules on the concept of Intergenerational Service Learning, which can be helpful for promoting civic engagement for elders.
||The Center for Service-Learning Research Collaborative (CSLRC) collects research and scholarship on international service-learning with a special focus on American college students engaging in service-learning abroad. The CSLRC is in the process of publishing a series on international service-learning.
|International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE)
||Service Learning Clearinghouse Project
|"The International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) invites you to join in conversation with fellow researchers and practitioner-scholars through our second annual conference Proceedings.The Proceedings is an online, interactive publication that provides summaries and references for the over 175 sessions to be facilitated by scholars from around the world at the 12th annual conference this fall (Sep. 23 – 25th, Baltimore, MD). It is intended to increase the public visibility of research related to service-learning and community engagement and to facilitate communication and collaboration among researchers and practitioner-scholars."
||"The Clearinghouse is a part of the Higher Education Research Institute in the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA. This site is designed to provide resources, tips and links to other sites that offer information on service-learning in higher education."
|International Partnership for Service-Learning
||Service-Learning Home on the Web
|An organization that offers students the opportunity to participate in programs that combine an academic study curriculum with international community service.
||This site offers a guide to service-learning on the web. The main parts of the site are: a Guide to College and University Service-Learning Programs, Courses and Syllabi; Service-Learning Discussion Group archives; a Guide to Service-Learning Organizations, Networks, Venues and Resources; and an online library of Service-Learning Syllabi (by discipline).
|Learn & Serve America
|Part of the Corporation for National Service, this site offers information on service-learning programs, leader schools, research materials, and resources.