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Community Partner Resources

Websites

National Society for Experiential Education

• National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE) is a nonprofit membership organization composed of educators, businesses, and community leaders. Founded in 1971, NSEE also serves as a national resource center for the development and improvement of experiential education programs nationwide.

• http://www.nsee.org/

AAC&U (American Association of Colleges & Universities)

• AAC&U is the leading national association concerned with the quality, vitality, and public standing of undergraduate liberal education. Its members are committed to extending the advantages of a liberal education to all students, regardless of academic specialization or intended career. Founded in 1915, AAC&U now comprises more than 1,300 member institutions-including accredited public and private colleges, community colleges, research universities, and comprehensive universities of every type and size.

• https://www.aacu.org/

Minnesota Campus Compact

• Campus Compact is a national coalition of nearly 1,100 colleges and universities committed to the public purposes of higher education. We are a network comprising a national office and 34 state and regional Campus Compacts. As the only national higher education association dedicated solely to campus-based civic engagement, Campus Compact enables campuses to develop students' citizenship skills and forge effective community partnerships. Our resources support faculty and staff as they pursue community-based teaching and scholarship in the service of positive change.

• http://mncampuscompact.org/

Research

• A Brief Review of the Evidence on Civic Learning in Higher Education

https://www.aacu.org/sites/default/files/files/crucible/CivicOutcomesBrief.pdf

• A Crucible Moment: College Learning and Democracy's Future

https://www.aacu.org/crucible

• Benefits Derived by College Students from Mentoring At-Risk Youth in a Service-Learning Course

http://search.proquest.com/docview/1447763545?OpenUrlRefId=info:xri/sid:wcdiscovery&accountid=14070ourse