Research - Emerging Trends in Higher Education
"Impacts of Sustained Institutional Participation in Service-Learning - Perspectives from faculty, staff and administrators" by Amanda L. Vogel, Sarena D. Seifer in Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement, Vol 4 (2011) The movement for greater civic engagement in higher education in the United States has taken hold across the core academic missions of teaching, research and service (Astin 1999; Boyer 1990; Community-Campus Partnerships for Health 2007; Israel et al. 1998; Nyden 2003). One manifestation of this movement has been dramatic growth in faculty and student participation in service-learning.
Institutionalizing Faculty Engagement through Research, Teaching, and Service at Research Universities by Tami L. Moore, Oklahoma State University and Kelly Ward, Washington State University. Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning Fall 2010, pp. 44-58.
Service-Learning and Academic Success: The Links to Retention Research by Dan Simonet, AmeriCorps VISTA, Minnesota Campus Compact . Emerging research on service-learning validates a longstanding philosophy: integrating academics and community service delivers greater student leadership development, enriched learning, and improved academic performance.
The Ways in Which and To What Extent The Universities That Are Part of The Research University Civic Engagement Network Define and Utilize The Service Learning Pedagogy, by Julie A Case. Definitions of service-learning within the TRUCEN network