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Engaged Scholarship and Retention, Tenure and Promotion

Our Resource Center is designed to assist service-learning practitioners in finding resources that support advocacy, information sharing, research, and publication in the fields of service-learning and civic engagement. We have divided this section into the following categories:

During the past 20 years, great strides have been made at many institutions of higher education for recognizing and rewarding faculty engaged scholarship. Several of our own CSU campuses are on the national forefront of this effort. In this section, you will find links to websites that provide tools for individual faculty, review committees, and institutions to reexamine the policies and procedures for recognizing service learning and other forms of community scholarship.

CSU Resources:

Additional Resources:

1. Campus Community Partnerships for Health (CCPH)- Community Engaged Scholarship Toolkit

In fall 2005, CCPH toolkit though designed specifically for faculty in the health professions is a useful resource for faculty in all disciplines. The toolkit provides guidance, resources, and successful examples of portfolio materials from faculty that have been promoted based on their community-engaged scholarship.

2. CCPH also hosts Community Engaged Scholarship for Health (CES4Health), a free, online mechanism for peer-reviewing, publishing and disseminating products of health-related community-engaged scholarship that are in forms other than journal articles.

3. The Engaged Faculty Institute (EFI) Curriculum features case studies, reflection questions, suggested readings and resources, the EFI Curriculum provides a thorough, updated roadmap for faculty development specific to service-learning.

Campus Compact - Promotion and Tenure Resources - a compilation of resources from research, to external websites and articles are provided.

4. Bonner Foundation - compilation of resources from 2014

5. AAC&U Publications -

Liberal Education
Summer 2015 - Advancing Engaged Scholarship in Promotion and Tenure: A Roadmap and Call for Reform

Diversity & Democracy
Winter 2015 - Publicly Engaged Scholarship and Teaching
Summer 2015 - Global Service Learning: Addressing the Big Challenges




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Last Updated: May 23, 2018