The Edward Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning

Learn, Anticipate, Challenge, Interpret, Decide, Align

Explore resources and strategies for  community-engaged teaching, including project-based, discipline-based, or community-based research courses. To work with a Ginsberg staff member in implementing these resources, please contact us at Ginsberg.engage@umich.edu.

Community-Engaged Courses 

  • Use this form to submit your community-engaged course to be listed on Ginsberg's site and shared with students across the University. 
  • CBL Course Tags: LSA Faculty can submit their course for a Community-Based Learning (CBL) course designation

  • Include 5 course evaluation questions related to community engagement recently added to the Registrar's bank of end-of-term course questions​

10 Principles of Good Service-Learning Pedagogical Practice

  • Developed by Jeffrey Howard, former Ginsberg Center Associate Director for service-learning, widely used by colleges and universities across the country

Service-Learning Course Design Workbook

  • 64-page workbook to assist faculty in designing a service-learning course; frequent resource in faculty development workshops across the country.

Principles of Ethical and Effective Practice

  • Developed by staff at the Haas Center for Public Service at Stanford University (updated in 2014)

Sample Syllabi

  • Campus Compact's searchable index of syllabi across multiple disciplines and institutions