Research Links


  ** All of these articles can be found on the West Texas A&M University library website.



Brown-Fraser, S., Forrester, I., Rowel, R., Richardson, A., & Spence, A. N. (2015). Development of a community organic vegetable garden in Baltimore, Maryland: A student service learning approach to community engagement. Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition, 10(3), 409-436. Retrieved from

Curtis, K. & Mahon. J. (2010). Concreting the student learning experience in agricultural economics through field research projects. NACTA Journal, 54(4), 16-23. Retrieved from

Grossman, J., Sherard, M., Prohn, S. M., Bradley, L., Goodell, L. S., & Andrew, K. (2012). An exploratory analysis of student-community interactions in urban agriculture. Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 16(2), 179-196. Retrieved from

Smith, S., Prohn, S., Driscoll, L., Hesterberg, D., Bradley, L., & Grossman, J. (2014). Preparing students for diverse future: Using service learning for career training in soil science community outreach. NACTA Journal, 58(4), 293-301. Retrieved from



Kindelan, N. (2010). Demystifying experiential learning in the performing arts. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 124, 31-37. Retrieved from

Ratsoy, G. R. (2011). Class participation in an aboriginal theatre project: An exemplar of undergraduate student engagement. Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2(1), 1-13. Retrieved from

Russell-Bowie, D. (2007). Learning to teach music through an academic service learning project. Australian Journal of Music Education, 1, 50-60. Retrieved from;res=IELHSS;dn=098431708180101

Whiteland, S. (2013). Picture pals: An intergenerational service-learning art project. Art Education, 66(6), 20-26. Retrieved from


Communication Disorders

Allman, T. (2013). Service learning in communication sciences: Literacy tutoring through a multidisciplinary lens.  Perspectives on Issues in Higher Education, 16(1), 39-47. Retrieved from

Altosino, A. & Armstrong, J. L. (2014). The effects of a service learning workshop on the intellectual life of graduate students in communication disorders. Perspectives on Issues in Higher Education, 17(1), 27-35. Retrieved from

Peters, K. A. (2011). Including service learning in the undergraduate communication sciences and disorders curriculum: Benefits, challenges, and strategies for success. American Journal for Audiology, 20, S181-S196. Retrieved from


Computer Science

Al-Khasawneh, A. & Hammad, B. K. (2015). Implementation of service learning and civic engagement for students of computer information systems through a course project at the hashemite university. Education for Information, 31(4), 181-193. doi: 10.3233/EFI-150951

Payton, J., Barnes, T., Buch, K., Rorrer, A., & Zuo, H. (2015). The effects of integrating service learning into computer science: an inter-institutional longitudinal study. Computer Science Education, 25(3), 311-324. Retrieved from

Resnick, P. (2013). Service learning in the computer and information sciences: Practical applications in engineering education. Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 19(2), 95-99. Retrieved from



Brown, E. L. & Howard, B. R., II. (2005). Becoming culturally responsive teachers through service-learning: A case study on five novice classroom teachers. Multicultural Education, 12(4), 2-8. Retrieved from

Dunn-Kenney, M. (2010). Can service learning reinforce social and cultural bias? Exploring a popular model of family involvement for early childhood teacher candidates. Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 31(1), 37-48. Retrieved from

Green, G. & Ballard, G. H. (2010-2011). No substitute for experience: Transforming teacher preparation with experiential and adult learning practices. SRATE Journal, 20(1), 12-20. Retrieved from

Sawyer, A. (Fall2014). Professional development across borders: The promise of U.S.-Mexico binational teacher education programs. Teacher Education Quarterly, 41(4), 3-27. Retrieved from


English and Spanish

Bourelle, A. & Bourelle, T. (2016). Social responsibility, critical analysis, and literacy studies: Continuing conversations about service learning. Journal of Effective Teaching, 13(1), 78-88. Retrieved from

Christoph, N. (2015). Learning through service: "A Testimonio" on the pedagogical and scholarly benefits of service projects conducted by teachers of Spanish. Hispania, 98(2), 346-355. Retrieved from

Hobbs, R., He, H., & Robbrieco, M. (2015). Seeing, believing, and learning to be skeptical: Supporting language learning through advertising analysis activities. TESOL Journal, 6(3), 447-475. doi: 10.1002/tesj.153

Sawyer, A. (Fall2014). Professional development across borders: The promise of U.S.-Mexico binational teacher education programs. Teacher Education Quarterly, 41(4), 3-27. Retrieved from


History and Political Science

Csajko, K. & Lindaman, K. (2011). Practice makes perfect: Engaging student-citizens in politics through theory and practice. Journal of Political Science Education, 7(1), 65-78. Retrieved from

Hattori, A. P. (2011). Teaching history through service learning at the university of Guam. Journal of Pacific History, 46(2), 221-227. Retrieved from

Jenkins, S. (2008). Sustainable master planning in urban politics and policy: A service-learning project. Journal of Political Science Education, 4(3), 357-369. Retrieved from

Straus, E. & Eckenrode, D. M. (2014). Engaging past and present: Service-learning in the college history classroom. History Teacher, 42(2), 253-266. Retrieved from

Van Assendelft, L. (2008). "City Council Meetings Are Cool": Increasing student civic engagement through service learning. Journal of Political Science Education, 4(1), 86-97. doi: 10.1080/15512160701816150

Wild, M. (2015). Incorporating service learning into general education history course: An analogical model. History Teacher, 48(4), 641-666. Retrieved from


Marketing and Communication

Gonzalez-Padron, T. & Ferguson, J. M. (2015). Using a service audit project for improving student learning in a service-marketing course. Marketing Education Review, 25(2), 99-116. Retrieved from

Martin, M. C. (2015). Service learning as a marketing pedagogy: Practical, theoretical and institutional perspectives. Academy of Educational Leadership Journal, 19(2), 109-127.

Parks, P. (2015). A collaborative approach to experiential learning in university newswriting and editing classes: A case study. Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 70(2), 125-140. Retrieved from

Rogers, C. & Andrews, V. (2016). Nonprofits’ expectations in PR service-learning partnerships. Journalism and Mass communication Educator, 71(1), 95-106. Retrieved from

Wiese, N. M. & Sherman, D. J. (2011). Integrating marketing and environmental studies through an interdisciplinary, experiential, service-learning approach. Journal of Marketing Education, 33(1), 41-56. Retrieved from


Math and Business

Aljamal, A., Speece, M., & Bagnied, M. A. (2016). Kuwait water challenges: Building a research agenda for policy impact and student experiential learning. Journal of Business Research, 69(11), 5065-5070. Retrieved from

Donnay, V. J. (2013). Using sustainability to incorporate service-learning into a mathematics course: A case study. PRIMUS, 23(6), 519-537. Retrieved from

Grotrian-Ryan, S., Ryan, K., & Jackson, A. (2016). Instilling service learning to undergraduate business students: A case study approach to understanding business-related concepts with the use of kiva. Journal of Education and Learning, 5(1), 104-113. Retrieved from  

Piercy, N. (2013). Evaluating experiential learning in the business context: contributions to group-based and cross-functional working. Innovations in Education & Teaching International, 50(2), 202-213. Retrieved from


Science and Engineering

Chan, C. K. Y. (2012). Assessment for community service types of experiential learning in the engineering discipline. European Journal of Engineering Education, 37(1), 29-38. Retrieved from

Guertin, L. A., Cao, E. T., Craig, K. A., George, A. E., Goldson, S. T., Makatche, S. P., Radusevich, B. T., Sandor, C. W., Takos, A. T., Tuller, R., Williams, J. K., & Williams, M. A. (2004). Bringing dinosaur science to the junior girl scouts through a college service-learning project. Journal of Science Education and Technology, 13(4), 523-531. Retrieved from

Harrison, M. A., Dunbar, D., & Lopatto, D. (2013). Using pamphlets to teach biochemistry: A service-learning project. Journal of Chemical Education, 90(2), 210-214. Retrieved from

Millenbah, K. F. & Millspaugh, J. J. (2003). Using experiential learning in wildlife courses to improve retention, problem solving, and decision-making. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 31(1), 127-137. Retrieved from

Smith, J., Compston, P., Male, S., Baillie, C., & Turner, J. (2016). Intensive mode teaching of humanitarian engineering course to enhance service-learning. International Journal for Service Learning in Engineering, 11(2), 38-54. Retrieved from

Suvannatsiri, R., Santichaianant, K., & Murphy, E. (2015). Learning by teaching: Undergraduate engineering students improving a community’s response capability to an early warning system. European Journal of Engineering Education, 40(1), 95-113. Retrieved from


Sports and Exercise Science

Miller, M. (2012). The role of service-learning to promote early childhood physical education while examining its influence upon the vocation call to teach. Physical Education & Sport Pedagogy, 17(1), 61-77. Retrieved from

Williams, J. & Parker, H. M. (2016). Integration of experiential learning and leadership development in a sport management classroom. Sport Management Education Journal (Human Kinetics), 10(1), 54-63. Retrieved from

Cronin, C. J. & Lowes, J. (2016). Embedding experiential learning in HE sport coaching courses: An action research study. Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & tourism Education (Elsevier Science), 18(1), 1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jhlste.2016.02.001