"When students see how they can make a difference and help improve society, then their mathematical training carries more meaning."
-Catherine Roberts, Associate Professor of Mathematics
as cited in Hadlock, C. (Ed). (2005). Mathematics in service to the community: Concepts and models for service-learning in the mathematical sciences. Washington, DC: The Mathematical Association of America
Numerous, excellent resources are available through the Donelan Office, the Dinand Library, and the internet to aid you in developing and teaching a CBL course. Click on the following links to learn more about recommended, available resources.
- CBL Course Development/An Overview of Community-Based Learning (PDF)
- Community Engagement and Service Learning Scholarship (PDF)
- Conducting Reflection (PDF)
- Discipline-Specific Resources (PDF)
- Preparing Students to Learn through CBL (PDF)
- Resources on Re-Thinking Faculty Incentives and Rewards (DOC)
- Annotated Bibliography of CBL Resources (PDF) - June 2008 - Complied by Vanessa Tsetsos
- CBL-related articles written by Donelan Office staff include the following:
Service-Learning: A Powerful Pedagogy for Promoting Academic Success among Students of Color
Fostering Undergraduate Spiritual Growth through Service-Learning
Dimensions of Spirituality Fostered through the PULSE Program for Service-Learning
"I Will Be Forever Changed": Encouraging Meaning-Making in Service-Learning