New Edition: Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning

Posted by University of Michigan on November 10, 2014

Announcing Volume 21, Number 1 of the Michigan Journal

Since 1994, The Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning (MJCSL) has been the premier national, peer-reviewed journal publishing articles written by faculty and service-learning educators on research, theory, pedagogy, and other issues related to academic (curriculum-based) service- learning and community-engaged scholarship in higher education. The Michigan Journal, published by the University of Michigan’s Edward Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning, contributes to the national dialogue on community engagement.

We are pleased to announce that the Fall Issue (Volume 21 Number 1) of The Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning is about to be released. The yearly subscription rate for Volume 21 which includes both the Fall and Spring issues (released respectively in November, 2014 and April, 2015) is $29.00. Shipping is included in the price except for Canada ($5) and International addresses ($20).

Please note that the fall and spring issues will include a special section on “global service-learning.”

Volume 21 Number 1 includes the following articles:

  • The Impact of Service-learning Course Characteristics on University Students’ Learning Outcomes (Barbara E. Moely and Vincent Ilustre)
  • Developing Intercultural Competence by Participating In Intensive Intercultural Service-Learning (Nadia De Leon)
  • “Rekindle and Recapture the Love”: Establishing System-wide Indicators of Progress in Community Engagement and Economic Development (Emily M. Janke)
  • Democratic and Social Justice Goals in Service-Learning Evaluation: Contemporary Challenges and Conceptual Resources (David E. Meens)


  • Pushing Boundaries: Introduction to the Global Service-Learning Special Section (Eric Hartman and Richard Kiely)
  • “Learning Service” in International Contexts: Partnership-based Service-Learning and Research in Cape Town, South Africa (Janice McMillan and Timothy K. Stanton)
  • What Counts as Outcomes? Community Perspectives of an Engineering Partnership (Nora Pillard Reynolds)


  • Driving Social Change: How to Solve the World’s Toughest Problems, Paul C. Light (Reviewed by Sandra L. Enos)
  • Civic Work, Civic Lessons: Two Generations Reflect on Public Service, Thomas Ehrlich & Ernestine Fu (Reviewed by Nicholas V. Longo and Kerry Fleming)

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Thank you for your support of the Michigan Journal.

Jeffrey Howard, Editor

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