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Global Service-Learning Resources

From grading to reflective activities and sample syllabi, examples and opportunities for sharing service-learning resources appear below. Please note that you may search all of the files by using the search box at top right. We very much appreciate contributions and hope to see more resources regularly. If you have a resource to contribute, please send your email address to buildingbetterworld@gmail.com, and we'll be certain you have the page permissions to ensure your resource is shared with the global service-learning community too. Alternatively, you can also add your resource through our drop box, and we'll post the resource later. 
 Assignments and Grading Resources
 Community-Driven Development
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Exemplary Materials for Designing a Community-Building Initiative in a Neighborhood (Kretzmann)
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  Dec 26, 2011, 8:20 PM Eric Hartman
Ċ GSL_siteVisitChecklist.pdf
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This document is extremely helpful during a site visit to gather information for your program proposal and pre-departure orientation, document your work and identify preventative measures that are in place or that the program can take to promote the health and safety of participants. It also clearly identifies many of the considerations important for community partnership and collaborative development.  387k v. 2 Feb 4, 2012, 5:37 AM Eric Hartman
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Mapping Community Capacity, Kretzmann and McKnight (1990)
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Kretzmann and McKnight are pioneers in asset-based community development.   Dec 26, 2011, 8:30 PM Eric Hartman
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The World Bank's Articulation of and Rationale for Community-Driven Development
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  Dec 26, 2011, 8:50 PM Eric Hartman
 Comprehensive Global Service-Learning Resources
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Balancing Risk and Reward in Service Abroad
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This article in "International Educator" provides essential advice for students considering service abroad. It was written for a magazine for study abroad advisers, but can also be given directly to students to stimulate discussion about the recommendations.  Jan 5, 2012, 9:07 AM Eric Hartman
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International Service-Learning: A Critical Guide from an Impassioned Advocate
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Stanford's Haas Center for Public Service shares this important article from Sarah Grusky in "American Behavioral Scientist" (2000)  Jan 7, 2012, 6:40 AM Eric Hartman
Ċ Program_Design_for_the_CommonGood_Slimbach.pdf
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  533k v. 2 Apr 25, 2013, 1:00 PM Eric Hartman
Ċ service-learningmanual-Kiely-Kiely-Revised.pdf
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The attached document, developed by Andrea and Richard Kiely (2006) summarizes considerable research and program materials available for global service-learning before 2006.   711k v. 2 Dec 22, 2011, 5:38 PM Eric Hartman
 Course Design
ĉ Course_Outcomes_Exercise.docx
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  15k v. 2 Jan 23, 2013, 2:49 AM Eric Hartman
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Effective Use of Performance Objectives for Learning and Assessment
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This extremely helpful resource from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine's Teacher and Educational Development program summarizes careful integration of learning objectives to develop specific knowledge, skills, and attitudes.  Dec 22, 2011, 6:01 PM Eric Hartman
 Critical Global Engagement
Ċ How Do You Define Global Service_2012.pdf
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  79k v. 2 Mar 27, 2013, 10:28 AM Eric Hartman
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To Hell with Good Intentions
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Now a classic among global service-learning educators, this 1968 address by Monsignor Ivan Illich urges prospective volunteers to stop "pretentiously imposing" themselves on others.  Jan 7, 2012, 6:22 AM Eric Hartman
 Intercultural Exploration and Understanding
Ċ Comfort Zone.pdf
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  421k v. 2 Jan 23, 2013, 3:34 AM Eric Hartman
Ċ GSLUNPACKYOURCULTURALBAGGAGEorCULTUREPIE.pdf
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This 'Culture Pie' activity leads students through early thinking about their assumptions and cultural dispositions. It serves as an early conversation-starter that should lead to later dialogue about insights gained through intercultural immersion and exchange.   78k v. 2 Jul 17, 2011, 7:40 PM Eric Hartman
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Privilege Walk
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This exercise was adapted from Peggy McIntosh’s article “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” by Dave Stark, the co-facilitator featured in the documentary What’s Race Got to Do with It? (available on DVD from www.newsreel.org). For more information on the film and other engagement activities, visit www.whatsrace.org.  Dec 26, 2011, 7:44 PM Eric Hartman
Ċ Stereotype List.pdf
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  314k v. 2 Jan 23, 2013, 3:23 AM Eric Hartman
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White Privilege: Unpacking The Invisible Knapsack, Peggy McIntosh
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This article is now considered a ‘classic’ by anti-racist educators. It has been used in workshops and classes throughout the United States and Canada for many years. While people of color have described for years how whites benefit from unearned privileges, this is one of the first articles written by a white person on the topics  Dec 26, 2011, 8:23 PM Eric Hartman
 Reflection Resources
Ċ Facilitating Reflection.pdf
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A brief guide to facilitating reflection that is specifically geared to immersion experiences such as study abroad or alternative spring breaks. The guide includes an example process for facilitating discussion on Pico Iyer's "Why We Travel."   219k v. 5 Mar 7, 2012, 5:36 AM Building a Better World The Pedagogy and Practice of GSL
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Service-Learning: Using Structured Reflection to Enhance Learning from Service
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Campus Compact's classic collection of reflection FAQs, outcomes information, evaluation tips, and much more.  Feb 3, 2012, 2:31 PM Building a Better World The Pedagogy and Practice of GSL
Ċ Thankfulness Activities.pdf
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  292k v. 2 Jan 23, 2013, 4:58 AM Eric Hartman
 Sample Syllabi
Ċ GSL_syllabus_2013.pdf
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  369k v. 2 Jul 16, 2013, 12:23 PM Eric Hartman
Ċ SyllabusExample_Tanzania_6cr_Hartman.pdf
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  211k v. 2 Jan 23, 2013, 5:55 AM Eric Hartman
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