The following is a list of articles that may be useful to you in developing
a research service-learning project.
- Willis, Jason, Jennifer Peresie, Vanessa Waldref, and Deirdra Stockmann.
“The Undergraduate Perspective on Community-Based Research.”
Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning. Summer 2003, Vol. 9
No. 3, pp36-43.
- Strand, Kerry, Sam Marullo, Nick Cutforth, Randy Stoeker, and Patrick
Donohue. “Principles of Best Practice for Community-Based
Research.” Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning.
Summer 2003, Vol. 9 No. 3, pp36-43.
- Stoeker, Randy. “Community-Based
Research: the Next Best Thing.”
University of Toledo. January 2001.
- Ansley, Fran. “Researching for Democracy and Democratizing
Change. Jan/Feb 1997, Vol. 29 Issue 1, pp46-53.
- Ferrari, Joseph, and Leonard A. Jason. “Integrating research
and community service: Incorporating Research Skills into Service-Learning
College Student Journal. Dec. 1996, Vol. 30 Issue 4, pp444-452.
These websites may also be of interest and provide helpful information
about community-based research projects taking place around the country.
Research Network - This site is intended to be a network for community
research. It has links to related articles and organizations.
Research Network (CRN) Information - The Loka Institute does community-based
research and advocacy work in science and technology.
Research Consortium - This is a collaborative community-based research
consortium that focuses on natural resource and community development
Lastly, the Research Service Learning Coordinator and other project staff
have more resources that might help with an RSL project or class, including
articles on service-learning, reflection, community-based research, and
other related topics. The group also has a list of what
other colleges and universities are doing in the emerging field of
research service-learning. Contact Vicki Stocking, Research Service-Learning
Coordinator, at email@example.com,