Service-Learning and Civic Engagement

Resources for Course Design, Research and Supporting Literature

The drop-down menu on the Faculty Resources tab above will take you to materials that can support all aspects of your work in service-learning. You will find links to:

  • Information on course design for service learning
  • Journals devoted to service-learning practice and research
  • Resources for research in the field Information on engaged scholarship 
  • Ways to support the information needs of your students and community partners

Items of Interest

Hoyt, L. (2010, Fall). A City-Campus Engagement Theory From, and For, Practice, Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning,  Retrieved from http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/p/pod/dod-idx?c=mjcsl;idno=3239521.0017.106

Lorlene Hoyt of MIT "tells a story of practice, a story of theory, and how each informs and transforms the other through a two-way flow of people and knowledge from a city to a campus and back again." Using data from a sustained partnership between MIT and the town of Laurence, Hoyt develops a theory of engagement and strategies for practicing engagement.

About San Antonio

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Many students may be new to the San Antonio region and unfamiliar with the demography make-up, history of the city, social issues faced by vulnerable populations, etc. The following links and resources are available for you to explore more about San Antonio.

CITY INFO

DEMOGRAPHICS

NEWS SOURCES

SOCIAL CONCERNS