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Ancillary readings 

The following section contains additional resources for service-learning. Readings focus on assessment and impact, principles and best practices, syllabus and course design, inspiration and reflection.  

Assessment and impact

At a glance: What we know about the effects of service-learning on college students, faculty, institutions and communities
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Impact of service-learning and social justice education on college students’ cognitive development
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Service-learning and academic success: The links to retention research
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Service-Learning in life-span developmental psychology: Higher exam scores and increased empathy
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Implementing service-learning in higher education
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The impact of service-learning on ethnocentrism in an intercultural communication course
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Principles and best practices

Connecting communities with colleges and universities
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Embedded engagement: Communities magnify the value of engaged practices 
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How higher education is integrating diversity and service-learning: Findings from four case studies
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Research university engage scholarship toolkit 
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What is experiential learning?
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Syllabus and course design

Syllabi contains more than 300 exemplary service-learning syllabi across a wide variety of disciplines.
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Inspiration

To hell with good intentions
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Channeling change: Making collective impact work
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Reflection

Reflection: Linking service and learning—linking students and communities
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Reflection process describes a process that faculty can use for structuring the reflection process. 
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