Faculty Resources

"Service-Learning is a teaching and learning strategy that integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen communities." - National Service Learning Clearinghouse

Linfield's Office of Community Engagement & Service can provide:

  • Information about local non profits, places to volunteer
  • Service-learning course development assistance, community partner consultation, and classroom presentations
  • Service-learning literature
  • Workshops on service-learning and community-campus partnerships
  • Resources and references to sample documents including sample syllabi, campus-community partnership agreements, and student service-learning contracts
  • Reflection activities and evaluations

Recommended books available to borrow in CES:

Learning Through Service; Cress et. al., 2013. Instructor Manual available online.

Community Based Research; Beckman and Long, 2016

The Complete Guide to Service Learning; Kaye, 2010

Service learning in the Disciplines: select books from AAHE's series: Communication Studies, Environmental Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Spanish, Sociology

Online Resources

Course Development & Sample Syllabi

Reflection Resources

Faculty Development Workshops

Professional Organizations, Workshops, & Conferences

Community Engaged Scholarship

Contact Community Engagement and Service Director Joni Tonn, jtonn@linfield.edu, or 503-883-2636  to set up a meeting and/or discuss how to integrate service-learning in your course.