Additional Service Learning Resources

Welcome to The Nicholas J. Schrup Library's Service Learning Resources Page. Here you will find a variety of resources that will be helpful to learning more about Service Learning. So, what is Service Learning? Service-learning is a method of teaching, learning, and reflecting that combines academic classroom curriculum with meaningful service throughout the community. 

Books located in the Clarke Library related to Service Learning

Enriching the Curriculum Through Service Learning by Kinsley and McPherson        
Call Number   LC220.5 .E67 1995

Integrating Community Service into Nursing Education: A Guide to Service Learning by Bailey, Carpenter, and Harrison
Call Number    RT76 .I55 1999

Service Learning: Curricular Applications in Nursing by  Poirrier     
Call Number    RT73 .P64 2001

Service Learning for Youth Empowerment and Social Change by Claus and Ogden    
Call Number    LC220.5 .S458 1999

Service Learning Code of Ethics by Chapdelaine    
Call Number     LC220.5 .S457 2005

The Spirit of Service: Exploring Faith, Service and Social Justice in Higher Education by  Johnson and O'Grady
Call Number    LC220.5 .S635 2006

Successful Service Learning Programs: New Models of Excellence in Higher Education by  Zlotkowski
Call Number     LC220.5 .S83 1998

Videos Available in The Schrup Library Related to Service Learning 

Academics in Action: The Value of Service Learning  (Video) by The National Commission on Service Learning
Call Number     LC220.5 .A23 2001z

Learning in Deed: The Power of Service Learning in American Schools by The National Commission on Service Learning
Call Number     LC220.5 .L43 2001

Electronic Books (Accessible through NetLibrary)

Integrating Service Learning and Multicultural Education in Colleges and Universities by O'Grady
(Type in the title in our on-line book catalog and you will be given a link to view the book.)

Reaching Out Through Reading: Service Learning Adventures with Literature by Duits and Dorman
(Type in the title in our on-line book catalog and you will be given a link to view the book.)

Internet Resources

Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service supports community service agencies that depend on volunteers to meet community needs, and make a difference in local communities.

Learn and Serve America   a grant program for teachers and community members who want to incorporate community service into school and college curricula.

Catholic Charities USA  The largest private network of social service organizations in the United States works to support families, reduce poverty, and build communities.  -  Stories of the most innovative grass-roots programs. Gives state by state, or region by region links to programs, and explains the special excellence behind the programs that have won their "Johnny-Appleseed Awards.

Serve Net - place to look for service opportunities. Includes a calendar of service events, community connections, news, opportunities to join, and more.

The Big Dummy's Guide to Service Learning  - Florida International University's page on service learning ideas.

St. Vincent Pallotti Center - gives information about Catholic volunteer and missionary opportunities.

If you have further questions, you can call the reference desk at (563)588-6421 or e-mail .

Last updated August 16, 2010.

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