Each chapter provides a personal account of how these directors of service–learning projects have gained the acceptance and resources to design programs that foster a lifelong student commitment to community service and learning.
1. Introduction: A New Model of Excellence.
2. On the Shoulders of Giants: Building on a Tradition of Experimental Education at Augsburg College.
3. Curriculum and Community Connection: The Center for Service–Learning at Bates College.
4. Redrawing the Bottom Line: The Bentley Service–Learning Project.
5. Community College and Service–Learning: A Natural at Brevard Community College.
6. Rediscovering our Heritage: Community Service and the Historically Black University.
7. Communal Participatory Action Research & Strategic Academically Based Community Service: The Work of Penn’s Center for Community Partnerships.
8. Comprehensive Design of Community Service: New Understanding, Options, and Vitality in Student Learning at Portland State University.
9. Making a Major Commitment: Public and Community Service at Providence College.
10. Santa Clara University’s Eastside Project: A Pilgrimage Toward our own Humanity.
11. We Make the Road by Walking: Building Service–Learning in and out of the Curriculum at the University of Utah.