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CBL Resources

From Direct to Deferred Reciprocity: Service- versus Community-Based Learning in International Anthropology Training. 
This article published in The Applied Anthropologist, Fall 2008 is by Sarah Hautzinger, Professor of Anthropology and former director of the Partnership for Civic Engagement.

Campus Compact
Campus Compact is a coalition of more than 950 college and university presidents-representing some 5 million students-who are committed to fulfilling the public purposes of higher education. As the only national association dedicated to this mission, Campus Compact is a leader in building civic engagement into campus and academic life.

National Youth Leadership Council
For 30 years, the National Youth Leadership Council has transformed classrooms, empowered teachers, and captivated students by leading the way in providing high quality, dynamic, service-learning content to school districts, classrooms, out-of-school youth programs  and everything in between. NYLC offers research-based programs and services that are engaging and brings the world into the classroom. These programs give every student a chance to become a leader and solve real-world problems.

Faculty Toolkit for Service-Learning in Higher Education
The materials in the toolkit are divided into 10 units designed to aid faculty in every step of planning, designing, and implementing service-learning programs into their curriculum and institutions as well as program evaluation and assessment. Each unit includes tips and in-depth content information about the topic presented and most units include case studies providing ‘real life’ experiences for readers to learn from

Examples of CBL Syllabi sorted by Discipline
An extensive database of community based learning syllabi which can be searched by discipline, or with a focus on first-year seminars, senior capstones, or interdisciplinary courses.

Facilitating Reflection: A Manual for Leaders and Educators
Reflection is a vital component of service-learning. This manual was designed out of the University of Vermont for educators and leaders of service groups who have an interest and a commitment to provide reflection opportunities for students and community partners alike.