Service learning is a proven pedagogy for deepening students' understanding of classroom materials. Within the context of practical experience, students begin to think in new ways about how to
approach their discipline as well as consider more concretely
various vocational paths.
Reflections on student service and learning in Lynn.
Gordon in Lynn
Massachusetts Campus Compact
Resources from a National network of organizations committed to community service with service learning.
Calvin College Service Learning Center
Faculty Resources from one of the most established Christian College service learning programs.
Community Organizing & Development
Linking theory with practice, acitivists with academics, full of articles, course syllabi and networking opportunities.
Why Service-Learning is Bad...
Thoughtful article on the pitfalls of SL by John Eby, Messiah College
Out of the Classroom and Into the Community
Gordon in Lynn and Place-Based Learning. Christen Yates reflects on the pedagogy of Gordon in Lynn's work.
Commitment + Connection (PDF)
Service learning and Christian higher education.