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Service Learning (Display only the highlighted/core resources).

Subject Description: This subject covers: "Credit bearing, educational experience in which students participate in organized service activity that meets identified community needs and reflect on the service activity in such a way as to gain further understanding of course content, a broader appreciation of the discipline, and an enhanced sense of civic responsibility." -- Robert Bringle & Julie Hatcher, Office of Service Learning, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

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    Databases, indexes, working papers and electronic journals

  Academic Search Premier (all topics) from EBSCO Available in Full Text Authentication Required FindIt! Enabled Provided via ELM 
    Varies by indexed title; 1975 - present
Academic Search Premier (ASP) contains indexing for nearly 8,050 publications, with full text for more than 4,600 of those titles. ASP provides full-text coverage in biology, chemistry, education, engineering, humanities, physics, psychology, religion and theology, sociology, etc. Tip: Click the check box to limit to Academic (Peer Reviewed) Journals.
  Educator's Reference Complete Available in Full Text Authentication Required Provided via ELM 
This database complements ERIC by providing fulltext to about 1100 journals indexed in ERIC, as well as about a dozen standard reference titles related to Education--such as the encyclopedias of Education, Educational Leadership and Administration, Sociology, and Psychology. Covers all levels and areas of Education.
  ERIC (Education) Authentication Required FindIt! Enabled 
    1966 - present
ERIC is the primary database supporting research in all areas of education, including psychology, administration, and library science. Note: Cambridge links to fulltext for ERIC documents (ED numbers) from 1996 provided by EDRS. Cambridge also provides an easy to use form to order an article through interlibrary loan. For journal articles, only citation information is provided. The Miller Center contains a wide array of journals that are cited in ERIC.
  Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning
The premiere national, peer reviewed journal written by faculty and service-learning educators on research, theory, pedagogy, and other issues related to academic (curriculum-based) service-learning in higher education.
  PsycINFO Authentication Required FindIt! Enabled 
    1987 - Present
PsycINFO is the online version of Psychological Abstracts, the premier index for scholarly articles relating to all aspects of psychology and related fields. Foreign language articles are indexed in English. Links to fulltext where SCSU maintains fulltext subscriptions.
  Sociological Abstracts Authentication Required FindIt! Enabled 
    1963 to Present
Sociological Abstracts is the primary index to articles and conference proceedings for sociology, anthropology, social work, and related topics of study. It also provides links to full text articles from Academic Press journals where appropriate. Links to fulltext where SCSU maintains fulltext subscriptions.

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    Dictionaries, encyclopedias and handbooks

  Building Bridges: the Allyn & Bacon Student Guide to Service-Learning
Written by a former college instructor with extensive service-learning experience, this supplemental text will help students understand the value of service-learning, find an appropriate placement, and have a more rewarding field experience.
Location: LC220.5 .H35 2002X
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  Building Partnerships for Service-Learning
Location: Main Collection -- Basement -- Call # LC221 .J33 2003
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  Learning the Language of Global Citizenship: Service-Learning in Applied Linguistics
Location: Main Collection -- Basement -- Call # P53 .L4315 2007
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  Learning through Serving: A Student Guidebook for Service-Learning Across the Disciplines
Student handbook that provides a definition of service-learning, social justice, different ways of building community partnerships, and self-evaluation.
Location: Main Collection -- Basement -- Call # LC220.5 .C72 2005
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  Multicultural Service Learning: Educating Teachers in Diverse Communities.
Location: Main Collection -- Basement -- Call # LC1099 .B69 2002
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  Public Work and the Academy: An Academic Administrator's Guide to Civic Engagement and Service Learning
A collection of essays on how to establish service-learning programs and projects in higher education.
Location: Main Collection Basement Call #: LC220.5 .P83 2004
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  Putting the Invisible Hand to Work: Concepts and Models for Service Learning in Economics
How to use service-learning in economics courses, and how to teach economic theory through service-learning projects.
Location: Main Collection -- Basement -- Call # HB74.5 .P87 2002
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  Race, Poverty, and Social Justice: Multidisciplinary Perspectives Through Service Learning
Location: Main Collection -- Multicultural Resource Center -- Call # LC220.5 .R33 2007
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  Service-Learning Code of Ethics
Location: Main Collection -- Basement -- Call # LC220.5 .S457 2005
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  Service-Learning in Higher Education: Critical Issues and Directions
Challenges that students face with service-learning, as well as how service-learning can be used as a path to teach social justice.
Location: Main Collection -- Basement -- Call # LC221 .S39 2005
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  Service-Learning: History, Theory, and Issues
Location: Main Collection -- Basement -- Call # LC220.5 .S4583 2004
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  Serving to Learn: Faculty Guide to Service Learning
Location: Main Collection -- Basement -- Call # LC220.5 .S47X
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  Spirit of Service: Exploring Faith, Service, and Social Justice in Higher Education
Location: Main Collection -- Basement -- Call # LC220.5 .S635 2006
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  Studying Service-Learning: Innovations in Education Research Methodology
Location: LC220.5 .S795 2003eb (Online via NetLibrary)
  Successful Service-Learning Programs: New Models of Excellence in Higher Education
Examples of service learning projects and programs in colleges and universities across the United States.
Location: Main Collection Basement Call # LC220.5 .S83 1998
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  Where's the Learning in Service-Learning?
Identifying the learning outcomes of service -- Personal and interpersonal development -- Understanding and applying knowledge -- Engagement, curiosity, and reflective practice -- Critical thinking -- Perspective transformation -- Citizenship -- Program characteristics of effective service-learning -- Strengthening the role of service in the college curriculum.
Location: Main Collection -- Basement -- LC220.5 .E95 1999
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    Publications of government agencies and legislatures

  Learning in Deed: The Power of Service-Learning for American Schools
Reseach results and discussion of integrating service-learning in K-12 schools. Appendix C includes a long list of national service-learning resource organizations and their contact information.

Use Research Guides and Style Manuals

    Assistance for research and writing

  RefWorks Authentication Required 
RefWorks is a Web-based bibliography manager that can create your bibliography in seconds. Set up your account from an on-campus computer and then use RefWorks from any computer.
Note: If off campus, you will need the "group code" (RWStCloudSU). Tip: Remember to double check the formatting of your citations. Watch for RefWorks workshops held in the Miller Center.

Use Web Resources

    High-quality, reliable internet sites

  Center for Student Organizations and Leadership Development: Volunteer Connection: Service-Learning Page
St. Cloud State University's official Service-Learning program page. Includes links to an additional service-learning resource library, a schedule of service-learning events during the academic year, and detailed description of the service-learning program at St. Cloud State University.
  Learn and Serve America
The official website of the Corporation for National and Community Service. Includes links to various programs that the CNCS sponsors, as well as links to national service publications, grant opportunities, media kits, and news regarding national service projects.
  Learn and Serve America's National Service-Learning Clearinghouse
Repository of service learning resources from Kindergarten through Higher Education.
  Minnesota Campus Compact
Activities and news from the coalition of Minnesota colleges and universities participating in community engagement and service learning activities.
  National Campus Compact
"Campus Compact is a national coalition of more than 1,100 college and university presidents — representing some 6 million students — who are committed to fulfilling the civic purposes of higher education. As the only national higher education association dedicated solely to campus-based civic engagement, Campus Compact promotes public and community service that develops students’ citizenship skills, helps campuses forge effective community partnerships, and provides resources and training for faculty seeking to integrate civic and community-based learning into the curriculum." (from the website)
  National Service-Learning Partnership
"A nationwide network of members advancing service-learning as a core part of every young person's life and education."
  Provider's Network: Fostering Excellence in Service-Learning Professional Development
The Provider's Network develops guidelines that define and explain what constitutes service-learning professional development, offers an online network for people who support or deliver service-learning professional development, offers a service-learning resource library, and hosts a series of online groups for many different audiences, issues, settings, and content related to the service learning field.

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