The National Community-Based Research Networking Initiative : Dickinson College is a member of the National CBR Networking Initiatve, a three-year project beginning in Fall 2006. Led by Princeton University and the Bonner Foundation, the National CBR Networking Initiative seeks to create opportunities for networking, publication, and the advancement of community-based research. As the project moves forward, more information will be posted to this page.
The Clearinghouse and National Review Board for the Scholarship of Engagement. The CNRBSEwas created to review and evaluate the scholarship of engagement for faculty who are preparing for annual review, promotion and tenure.
Promotion and Tenure Resources (Note: These external links are for general information only and do not represent official Dickinson policy. Dickinson faculty members should consult directly with the College FacultyPersonnel Committee with any specific questions about promotion and tenure related to service-learning pedagogy and community-based research.)
Publishing Outlets for Service-learning and Community-Based Research
Using Structured Reflective Writing to Enhance Service-Learning
Sample Service-Learning Syllabi
Pennsylvania Campus Compact
Several of these resource links are drawn from Campus Compact, of which Dickinson College is a member. Campus Compact envisions colleges and universities as vital agents and architects of a diverse democracy, committed to educating students for responsible citizenship in ways that both deepen their learning and improve the quality of community life. Campus Compact holds out the challenge to all of higher education to make civic and community engagement an institutional priority.