International Service-Learning Resources & Recommended Readings
Resources & Recommended Readings
Boyle-Baise, M., Brown, R., Hsu, M. C., Jones, D., Prakash, A., Rausch, M., Vitols, S., &
Wahlquist, Z. (2006). Learning service or service learning: Enabling the civic.
International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 18 1), 17-26.
Crabtree, R. (2008). Theoretical foundations for international service-learning. Michigan
Journal of Community Service Learning, 15(1), 18-36.
Cruz, N. L., & Giles, D. E. (2000). Where’s the community in service-learning research?
Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 15(1), 28-34.
Henry, S. E., & Breyfogle, M. L. (2006). Toward a new framework of “server” and “served”:
De (and re) constructing reciprocity in service-learning pedagogy. International Journal
of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 18(1), 27-35.
Mitchell, C., & Humphries, H. (2007). From notions of charity to social justice in service-
learning: The complex experience of communities. Education as Change, 11(3), 47-58.
Porter, M., & Monard, K. (2001). Ayni in the global village. Building relationships of
reciprocity through international service-learning. Michigan Journal of Community
Service Learning, 8(1), 5-17.
Studer, M. (2013). Developing sustainable partnerships for international community-based
research. Diversity and Democracy, 16(1).
Thomson, A. M., Smith-Tolken, A. R., Naidoo, A. V., & Bringle, R. G. (2011). Service
learning and community engagement: A comparison of three national contexts.
Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, 22(2), 214-237.
(additional resources on reverse side)
Borland, K., & Adams, A. E. (Eds.) (2013). International volunteer tourism: Critical
reflections on good works in Central America. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.
Bringle, R., Hatcher, J., & Jones, S. (Eds.) (2010). International service learning:
Conceptual frameworks and research. Sterling, VA: Stylus.
Articles in Mainstream Press
Biddle, P. (2014, Feb 23). The problem with little White girls, boys and voluntourism.
Huffington Post. Retrieved from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/pippa-biddle/little-white-
Collins, J. (2014, Apr 8). Impoverished kids love the soccer ball that powers a lamp – until it
breaks. PRI. Retrieved from http://www.pri.org/stories/2014-04-08/impoverished-kids-
Elliot, B. (2013, Feb). Does voluntourism do more harm than good? Conde Nast Traveler.
Retrieved from http://www.cntraveler.com/ecotourism/2013/02/volunteer-vacations-
Zakaria, R. (2014, Apr 21). The White tourist’s burden. Al Jazeera America. Retrieved from
A Survey of Best Practices of Global Service-Learning Programs in UGA published by The
University of Georgia Office of International Public Service and Outreach, Athens, Georgia:
Culture Matters: The Peace Corps Cross-Cultural Workbook:
Peace Corps Digital Library (a great collection of technical and training manuals):
Engineers Without Borders Canada Failure Reports:
Debriefing Thumball (and other reflection activity tools and activities)