Service-Learning Course Design Guide: This guide provides an extensive overview of what service-learning is, preliminary considerations of implementing service-learning in a course, best practices when engaging with community partners, developing student learning outcomes, and much more.
Service-Learning Course Workbook: To be used along with the Service-Learning Course Design Guide above, this workbook can assist faculty in a step-by-step process of redesigning a course to involve service-learning.
Online Service-Learning: Exercises for Students: We have created three exercises that are designed to help students in online service-learning courses develop a sense of place and prepare them for responsible service.
Service-Learning Risk Management: This webpage outlines important considerations regarding working with minors, measuring compliance, background checks and more.
Inclusivity in Experiential and Service-Learning Courses: This document seeks to raise considerations to help foster inclusivity and cultural competency through your experiential or service-learning course. It also identifies online resources provided by Teaching & Learning Innovation and other campus offices who can work with you to create an inclusive experience for all involved.
Introduction to Orientations & Trainings in Experiential Learning: When facilitating an experiential learning opportunity, it can sometimes be tempting to dive in to the project or activity and immediately get started. However, it is a good practice to first provide students with an orientation to the activity, community, or partner with whom they will be working. This resources provides tips to providing such opportunities.
Faculty Assessment Guides: These guides give a breakdown of what assessments are expected from the instructor and students in experiential learning contexts, when the assessments will be disseminated to the instructor/student, and the purpose of each assessment.
Assessment Toolbox: This webpage provides multiple resources to meet various assessment needs, including a direct vs. indirect assessment guide, guided reflections for service-learning, collaboration rubric, ways to choose the right assessment tools, and rubrics for experiential learning.
Service-Learning in a Nutshell: This document provides a brief, general overview of what service-learning is.
A Practical Guide for Faculty on Managing Partnership Logistics, Student Intake, & Orientation Processes with Knoxville Nonprofits: This document provides an overview of partnership logistics when working with local nonprofits.
Online Service-Learning in a Nutshell: This document provides an overview of how service-learning and online learning can coincide and be successfully implemented within a course.