Inside Linfield - Community Engagement

Faculty resources

"Service-Learning is a teaching and learning strategy that integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen communities." - National Service Learning Clearinghouse

Linfield's Office of Community Engagement & Service can provide:

  • Information about local non profits, places to volunteer
  • Service-learning course development assistance, community partner consultation, and classroom presentations
  • Service-learning literature
  • Workshops on service-learning and community-campus partnerships
  • Resources and references to sample documents including sample syllabi, campus-community partnership agreements, and student service-learning contracts
  • Reflection activities and evaluations

Recommended books available to borrow in CES:

Learning Through Service; Cress et. al., 2013. Instructor Manual available online.

Community Based Research; Beckman and Long, 2016

The Complete Guide to Service Learning; Kaye, 2010

Service learning in the Disciplines: select books from AAHE's series: Communication Studies, Environmental Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Spanish, Sociology

Online resources

Course Development & Sample Syllabi

Faculty Development Workshops

Professional Organizations, Workshops, & Conferences

We are here to bring civic engagement to campus in many forms!  If you have ideas, are searching for different resources, or want to learn more, contact the Community Engagement Office at or x2326.