Service-learning can create opportunities for faculty to conduct scholarly research and evaluation. Faculty can also pursue collaborative research and grant writing opportunities with service learning community partners. The Center for Civic Engagement can assist faculty in identifying potential community organizations that would be interested in serving as a partner for a research project. Below are several resources that can aid you in linking your community engagement work to opportunities for scholarship and publishing.
- Sponsored Journals of the Engagement Scholarship Consortium
A list of peer-reviewed publications exploring community-based teaching practices and research.
- Community-Based Research Network
A network of practitioners engaged in community-based research. Page includes resources, scholarly articles, grant opportunities, and network possibilities.
- Challenges and Opportunities for Community Engagement at Research Universities (Review of Higher Education)
- "How a Traditional Faculty Member Came to Teach a Course on “Voluntarism, Community,and Citizenship” (Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning)
- Renewing the Civic Mission of the American Research University (Journal of Higher Education)
- Community-Campus Partnerships for Health
Online curriculum, resources and grant opportunities for Community-Based Participatory Research.
- The Community-Engaged Scholarship Toolkit assists graduate students and faculty in documenting their community-engaged scholarship and produce strong portfolios for promotion and tenure.