A number of useful academic and support materials, including past project examples and principles of good practice, are available online:
Ash, S.L. and Clayton, P.H (2009), "Generating, Deepening, and Documenting Learning: The Power of Critical Reflection in Applied Learning", Journal of Applied Learning in Higher Education Vol. 1, pp. 25-48 available online at: http://www.missouriwestern.edu/appliedlearning/volume1.asp
Ash, S.L. and Clayton, P.H. (2004), "The articulated learning: an approach to reflection and assessment'', Innovative Higher Education, Vol. 29 No. 2, pp. 137-54., available online at: http://www.springerlink.com/content/g7mx480gj3043781/fulltext.pdf .
Campus Compact (Higher Education Association in the United States dedicated solely to campus-based civic engagement): http://www.compact.org/ .
In particular, see “New Times Demand New Scholarship”.
Campus Engage (Network for the Promotion of Civic Engagement in Irish Higher Education): http://www.campusengage.ie/
Community Engaged Scholarship Toolkit (for Health Professions): http://www.communityengagedscholarship.info/
Hurd C.A. (2008), "Is Service-Learning Effective?: A Look at Current Research", available online at http://www.servicelearning.org/library/resource/7964
International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement: http://www.researchslce.org/
Moon J. (2007) "Resources for Reflective Learning", avaliable online at: http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/resources/
National Clearinghouse for Service Learning (United States): http://www.servicelearning.org/
National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement (UK): http://www.publicengagement.ac.uk/how/case-studies
See also the Manifesto for Public Engagement: https://www.publicengagement.ac.uk/why-does-it-matter/manifesto.
Developing and Implementing Service-Learning Programs (2001), Speck and Canada eds., San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, available online at: http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/89016426/issue
In particular, see Speck B., "Why Service-Learning?" at p.3 and Rubin M., "A Smart Start to Service-Learning", p.15
South African Council for Education: http://www.che.ac.za/publications/
In particular, see "Service Learning in the Curriculum" (June 2006) and "A Good Practice Guide and Self-evaluation Instruments for Managing the Quality of Service-Learning" (June 2006).
Weigert K., "Academic Service Learning: Its Meaning and Relevance", New Directions for Teaching and Learning 73, 3. Available online through EBSCOhost.