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Scholarship

Purdue University recognizes the positive impact that can be made by Service-Learning and encourages faculty to pursue scholarly activities that relate to Service-Learning. These activities should be considered in the review, promotion, and tenure of faculty members.

To become more engaged, learn about the Scholarship of Engagement Conference held on October 28th, 2010 at Discovery Learning Research Center (DLRC).

For more resources regarding this issue, visit the following websites:

Several opportunities exist to present and publish Service-Learning scholarships in the areas of experiential learning, research in higher education, and community service. There are more than 50 scholarly journals that invite Service-Learning related publications, including: 

*Note these scholarly publications are at the forefront of service-learning pedagogy and hold the most weight in terms of peer review.

Organizations that sponsor and promote Service-Learning scholarship include: