Call for Sociology Service-Learning Syllabi

Posted on January 28, 2005

[posted from National Service-Learning listserv]

Call for Sociology Service-Learning Syllabi

Service-Learning and Undergraduate Sociology: Research, Syllabi, and Instructional Materials (Marsteller Kowalweski, Ender, and DeFiore, 2001), a top seller among the American Sociological Association’s teaching resources, is ready for its third Edition and will include the following sections:

Sections I. and II. Syllabi of Complete S-L and Integrating S-L Sociology Courses: We are interested in receiving materials from sociologists using service-learning in their teaching. Materials may include, but are not limited to: complete syllabi, course outlines, handouts, assignment sheets, or any other written materials relevant to using service-learning in teaching sociology.

Section III. Best Practices for Finding, Building, and Maintaining Community Partnerships: We are requesting “advice” or “tips” from sociologists using service-learning in their teaching who have been successful at building and maintaining community partnerships.

Submissions should be accompanied by any documents you may use to help you accomplish successful partnerships (contracts, needs or asset identification surveys, recognition certificates, etc.).

****All submissions should include a paragraph or two describing the type of school, size of class, level of class (e.g., freshman vs. senior), and so forth.

Deadline for submissions is February 5, 2004.

*Submission Format*
Submissions for initial review should be sent via e-mail (in Microsoft Word format or compatible format). Materials are expected to already be spell-checked and grammar-checked.

Margins: One inch top, bottom, left and right. Accepted materials may require editorial modifications.

Spacing: ALL text should be single-spaced. Use double spacing between paragraphs and between sections or sub-sections.

Specify which section your submission is for and send to:
JoAnn DeFiore, Ph.D.,
Associate Professor
Department of Behavioral Sciences
Saint Francis University
P.O. Box 600
Loretto, PA 15940
(814)472-3042 (w)

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