College Persistence, Retention and Community Based Learning/Service-Learning

Posted by HE-SL Listserv on November 13, 2018

How has engagement in community-based learning/service-learning contributed to retention of students?

Here are some resources:

Examining the Relationship between Service-Learning Participation and the Educational Success of Underrepresented Students, (Fall, 2017),    Wei Song, Andrew Furco, Isabel Lopez, Geoffrey Maruyama, Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning,

The impact of service-learning on engagement and degree completion for undergraduate students, (May, 2017), Kathleen Rhodes, Fresno State Digital Repository,

The Effect of Community Service Learning on Undergraduate Persistence in Three Institutional Contexts, (Spring, 2015), Susan C. Reed, Helen Rosenberg, Anne Statham, Howard Rosing, Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning,

The Relationship between Service-Learning and Degree Completion, (Fall 2013), Kelly S. Lockeman, Lynn E. Pelco, Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning,

Service-Learning and Persistence of Low-Income, First Generation College Students: An Exploratory Study, (Spring 2010), Theresa Ling Yeh,      Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning,

The Role of Service-Learning on the Retention of First-Year Students to Second Year, (Spring 2010), Robert G. Bringle, Julie A. Hatcher, Richard N. Muthiah, Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning,–role-of-service-learning-on-the-retention-of-first-year?g=mjcslg;rgn=full+text;view=image;q1=Gallini

A Promising Connection: Increasing College Access and Success Through Civic Engagement, (2010), Christine M. Cress, Cathy Burack, Dwight E. Giles, Julie Elkins, Margaret Carnes Stevens, Campus Compact,

The Effects of Service-Learning on Retention, (August, 2009), Georgia Nigro and the Students of Action Research, With Nathan Farnsworth, Campus Compact,

Service-Learning and Engagement, Academic Challenge, and Retention, (Fall, 2003), Sara M. Gallini, Barbara E. Moely, Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning,–service-learning-and-engagement-academic-challenge?g=mjcslg;rgn=full+text;view=image;q1=Gallini

Service Learning and Student Retention, Campus Compact,


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