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101 Ideas of Combining Service and Learning, FIU
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. 

American Association for Higher Education (AAHE)
An individual membership organization committed to promoting changes in higher education through activities, publications, partnerships & conferences.

Association for Experiential Education
The association's mission is to develop & promote experiential education through the support of professional development, theoretical advancement and evaluation of experiential education worldwide.

Corporation for National and Community Service
From the website: "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."  

Dummy's Guide to Service-Learning
Answers to questions and help on getting a Service-Learning program going.  Includes 101 ideas for combining Service and Learning across the disciplines.

International Partnership for Service-Learning
An organization that offers students the opportunity to participate in programs that combine an academic study curriculum with international community service.

Learn & Serve America
Part of the Corporation for National Service, this site offers information on service-learning programs, leader schools, research materials and resources.

Michigan Journal of Service-Learning
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.

National Campus Compact
From the website: "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." 

National Service-Learning Clearinghouse
From the website: "The Learn and Serve America National Service-Learning Clearinghouse (NSLC) supports the service-learning community in higher education, kindergarten through grade twelve, community-based initiatives and tribal programs, as well as all others interested in strengthening schools and communities using service-learning techniques and methodologies. The Clearinghouse stands ready to assist with materials, references, referrals, and information."  

National Society for Experimental Education
A membership association committed to all forms of experiential education, offering an annual conference, publications & research information, and opportunities to network with colleagues worldwide.

Pennsylvania Campus Compact
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.

Service Learning Clearinghouse Project
From the website: "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."  

Service-Learning Home on the Web
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).

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