Below is a reading list for FACULTY related to critical service learning pedagogy, teaching methods, and service learning and social justice:
In this article, Mitchell (2015) discusses research suggesting that through critical service-learning students experience holistic growth and increase their commitment to civic engagement. Not only did critical service learning impact students learning, but also helped students develop a strong civic identity aimed at the public good (p. 27).
In this article, Mitchell (2008) discusses the transformative impact of critical service-learning programs on students’ identity as change agents (as cited in Mitchell, 2015, p. 21).
In the case study presented, Mitchell (2007) explains the impact of a service-learning course designed to encourage students’ critical thinking on social issues and suggests pathways to engage in social justice work (p. 101).
Bowen (2014) offers suggestions for instructors on how to incorporate topics related to social justice and social change within a service-learning course (p. 51).