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Association for Co-operative Education


Stories of Partnership Success and Impact: Margo Fryer's Blog – everything she learned running service learning at UBC

Inside or Outside?

CACSL Conference, May 2016: The most-up-to-date research and discussion on service learning in Canada

CACSL Conference, May 2016

Universities Canada – Issues: Hands-on Learning: For first-person stories of students who have had Work-Integrated Learning

Universities Canada

Universities Canada – A Foot in Both Worlds: Institutionalizing Progressive Community-Engaged Research Centers Within Universities (2013): Report on building partnerships

A Foot in Both Worlds

Alison Taylor, Shauna Butterwick, Milosh Raykov, Stephanie Glick, Nasim Peikazadi, Shadi Mehrabi, "Community Service Learning in Canadian Higher Education." SSHRC Report, Vancouver 2015: Provides an overview of service learning in Canada, and a call for Case Studies

SSHRC Report

Lawrence J. Gemmel and Patti H. Clayton, "A Comprehensive Framework for Community Service-Learning in Canada," CACSL Report on Outcomes of Service Learning, December 2009.: See page 36 for convergent outcomes for students, community and institutions

Carnegie Community Engagement Classification: The latest U.S. 2015 Community Engaged institutions are listed on the New England website, and application link is on FAQ page


KPU's INSTL Newsletter – Larissa Petrillo, "From Experiential Learning to Experiential Education," INSTL Newsletter 4 (Sept 2015).

KPU's INSTL Newsletter

Institute for Knowledge Mobilization


CFICE – Carleton University


CBCR – Community-Based Research Canada


Brock University – Brock Experiential Education Categories

Brock University

Draft Principles for Vancouver Island University

Draft Principles for Vancouver Island University

Resources from the United States – As much as we may hate to admit it, the U.S. has quite a lot more in place, already, when it comes to Experiential Learning.  Below, some of the main resources of interest.

Campus Compact

Campus Compact

International Association for Research on Service-learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE): Follow the link for their Publications to view their journal and book series on Service Learning.

International Association for Research on Service-learning and Community Engagement

National Society for Experiential Education: 8 Principles for Experiential Learning

National Society for Experiential Education

Engagement Scholarship Consortium: A great list of up-to-date events and notices, and also some great tools

Engagement Scholarship Consortium