Bibliography - Resources for Further Reading

Resources for Further Reading

This list of articles and books should help you develop more strategic ideas for implementing service learning in your classroom. While these resources deal with the broad topic of service learning, please remember that we can also offer you more tips, strategies, and reading ideas targeted toward your discipline or a more specific course topic. Please make an appointment with us to discuss further ideas.

Annette, J. (2005). Character, civic renewal and service learning for democratic citizenship in higher education. British Journal of Educational Studies, 53(3), 326-340.

Astin, A. W., Vogelgesang, L. J., Ikeda, E. K., & Yee, J. A. (2000). How service learning affects students. Los Angeles, CA: Higher Education Research Institution. 

Atlanta Community Engagement Playbook. (2016). Retrieved from

Barth, M., Michelsen, G., Rieckmann, M., & Thomas, I. (2016). Routledge handbook of higher education for sustainable development. New York, NY: Routledge. 

Billig, S. H., & Waterman, A. S. (Eds.). (2014). Studying service-learning: Innovations in education research methodology. New York, NY: Routledge.

Blouin, D.D. & Perry, E.M. (2009). “Whom does service learning really serve? Community-based organizations’ perspectives on service learning.” Teaching Sociology, 37( 2). Retrieved from

Bringle, R. G., & Hatcher, J. A. (1996). Implementing service learning in higher education. The Journal of Higher Education, 67(2), 221-239.

Bringle, R. G., Clayton, P. H., & Price, M. (2009). Partnerships in service learning and civic engagement. Partnerships: A Journal of Service Learning & Civic Engagement, 1(1), 1-20.

Bushouse, B.K. (2005). “Community nonprofit organizations and service-learning: Resource constraints to building partnerships with universities.” Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 12 (1), 32-40. 

Butin, D. (Ed.) (2005). Service-learning in higher education: Critical issues and directions. New York, NY:  Palgrave Macmillan.

Butin, D. W. (2007). Justice-learning: Service-learning as justice-oriented education. Equity & Excellence in Education, 40(2), 177-183.

Butin, D. (2010). Service-learning in theory and practice: The future of community engagement in higher education. New York, NY:  Palgrave Macmillan.

Carrington, S. (2011). Service-learning within higher education: Rhizomatic interconnections between university and the real world. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 36(6), 1.

Corporation for National and Community Service. (2017). Sample MOUs. Retrieved from

Ehrlich, T. (2005). Service Learning in Undergraduate Education: Where Is It Going? Carnegie Perspectives. Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Einfeld, A., & Collins, D. (2008). The relationships between service-learning, social justice, multicultural competence, and civic engagement. Journal of College Student Development, 49(2), 95-109.

Hatcher, J.A. & Bringle, R.G. (2012). Understanding service-learning and community engagement: Crossing boundaries through research. Charlotte, NC: Information Age.

Kaye, C.B. (2010). The complete guide to service learning. 2nd ed. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit.

McDonald, T. (Ed.). (2012). Social responsibility and sustainability: multidisciplinary perspectives through service learning. Sterling, VA: Stylus.

Memoranda of Understanding Policies. (2013). Retrieved from

Mezirow, J., & Taylor, E. W. (Eds.). (2009). Transformative learning in practice: Insights from community, workplace, and higher education. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

O'Grady, C. R. (Ed.). (2014). Integrating service learning and multicultural education in colleges and universities. New York, NY: Routledge.

Saltmarsh, J. (2005). The civic promise of service learning. Liberal education, 91(2), 50-55.

Speck, B.W. & Hoppe, S.L. (Eds.). Service learning: history, theory, and issues. London: Praeger.

Tennenbaum, S.C. (Ed.). (2008). Research, advocacy, and public engagement: Multidisciplinary perspectives through service learning. Sterling, VA: Stylus.

Waterman, A. S. (2014). Service-learning: Applications from the research. New York, NY: Routledge.