Chapter 7 Administration of Service-Learning

As noted in 1.6, service-learning is widespread throughout all types of higher education institutions in the United States and abroad. Nevertheless, many institutions are still getting started or are in the initial stages of its development. This chapter addresses critical issues in the administration of service-learning at all stages; however, the answers to several questions were written with those of you at institutions at early phases of development in mind. Perhaps few faculty members on your campus are teaching service-learning courses. Those courses may be of variable quality, and sometimes they are service-learning in name only. There are likely to be some cocurricular service opportunities, ...

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