High Quality Instruction the Transforms: A Guide to Implementing Quality Academic Service Learning

In Wisconsin, service-learning is defined as “a teaching and learn- ing method which fosters civic responsibility and links classroom learning and applied learning in communities.” They suggest the strongest service-learning experiences occur when the service is intentionally immersed in ongoing learning and is a natural part of the curricu- lum that extends into the community.

Formative Research and Service Learning

This poster considers formative research; how it develops, and how research outcomes can make a difference for the community. 


Service Learning Research Primer

Service-learning is defined as a “course-based, credit bearing educational experience in which students (a) participate in an organized service activity that meets identified community needs, and (b) reflect on the service activity in such a way as to gain further understanding of course content, a broader appreciation of the discipline, and an enhanced sense of personal values and civic responsibility” (Bringle & Hatcher, 2009, p.38).


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