Academic Service Learning
Excerpts from Campus Action Plans
In developing each step, each campus has taken
into consideration its campus culture, students, and community partnerships.
These examples will illustrate the diversity of the different proposed
strategies and activities developed by campuses.
Goal 1: To develop a solid infrastructure to support
community service learning
Step 1: Create an office of community service learning.
(pdf) to see San Jose State University’s Action Plan for
Step 5: Create an information management system.
Click here (pdf)
to see Humboldt State University’s Action Plan for this
Goal 2: To provide resources and tools for faculty interested
in service learning
Step 3: Recognize faculty involvement in community service
learning in the retention, tenure, and promotion policies.
(pdf) to see CSU Long Beach’s and CSU Northridge’s
Action Plans for this step.
Goal 3: To support the involvement of community partners
and students in the design of a service-learning program
Step 1: Involve students and community partners from the
beginning in planning and developing community service-learning
programs and policies.
(pdf) to see CSU Fresno’s Action Plan for this step.
Step 8: Work with campus student organizations to increase
(pdf) to see CSU Monterey Bay’s Action Plan for this step.