Assessment and Evaluation

CIRCLE Civic Engagement Quiz - introduces students to different forms of civic engagement

Classroom Assessment and Community-Engaged Learning

Measure of Community-Engaged Learning

Journal of Applied Learning in Higher Education - discusses how applied (or experiential) learning is helpful when it comes to authentic assessment of student learning

Rubric Examples

AACU Metarubric

New Tools for Developing a New Understanding

Community-Engaged Learning Best Practices: Creating a Community-Engaged Learning Rubric, Northeastern University

Websites and Online Sources for More Information

American Association of Colleges and Universities (AACU)  - the leading national association concerned with the quality, vitality, and public standing of undergraduate liberal education 

American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) - runs the American Democracy project, a multi-campus initiative focused on higher education's role in preparing the next generation of informed, engaged citizens

Building a Better World - a wiki with peer-reviewed articles, syllabus examples, curriculum development, and reflection activities for local and international community-engaged learning

Campus Compact - a member organization of universities and colleges committed to educating students to become active citizens who are well equipped to develop creative solutions to society's most pressing issues

Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching - an independent policy and research center devoted to encourage and uphold the profession of the teacher

Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) - conducts and publishes research on the civic and political engagement of young Americans

National Service-Learning Clearinghouse - Learn & Serve America's comprehensive resource for finding definitions, resources, examples, models, and programs