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. 
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  Dec 26, 2011, 8:20 PM Eric Hartman
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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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Kretzmann and McKnight are pioneers in asset-based community development.   Dec 26, 2011, 8:30 PM Eric Hartman
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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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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
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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
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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 Better World
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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 Better World
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