Service-Learning Resources

Compiled here are all the forms mentioned throughout this website. Please contact us at civicengagement@austin.utexas.edu if you need other information specific to your class or program.

For Instructors

  • Instructor Needs Assessment: Determine how you will integrate a service component into your course.
  • Service Sylabus: Create a full educational experience around a service event or ongoing project.
  • Service Checklist: Keep track of the responsibilities of everyone involved, as well as the budget.
  • Partner-Instructor Agreement: With the community partner, determine expectations for training and communication.
  • Liability Waiver: Have students sign a consent form.
  • Reflection Primer:¬†Reflection is an important part of service-learning.¬† This primer gives some ideas about how to incorporate reflection into your course.
  • Pre-course Survey: Develop a pre-course survey for student expectations, or use this one.
  • Post-course Survey: Develop a post-course survey for student learning outcomes assessment, or use this one.
  • The Green Fee: Look at the Green Fee applications for both projects and research grants to see if you might qualify for funding.
  • Professional Opportunities: Listing of professional publications and organizations where you can learn more about Academic Service-Learning and your own work can be highlighted.

For Community Partners

For Students

  • Student Placement Form: Take an inventory of your skills to help us find you a service placement.
  • Student-Partner Agreement: With community partner, determine expectations for professionalism, communication, and outcomes.
  • Service Checklist: Keep track of the responsibilities of everyone involved, as well as the budget.
  • The Green Fee: Look at the Green Fee applications for both projects and research grants to see if you might qualify for funding.