Course Development

Planning, implementation, and evaluation

The Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship provides a checklist for planning, implementing and evaluating service-learning experiences which includes four stages:

  1. Preparation
  2. Implementation - Performing the Service
  3. Reflection
  4. Demonstration/Celebration

Download Service-Learning Checklist


CASL collects example syllabi from service-learning courses at Cal Lutheran. You may also find exemplary service-learning syllabi sorted by discipline at

Download Service-Learning Course Syllabi

Liability waiver

Depending on the service-learning project, a trip release form and liability waiver may be required from your students.

Download Liability Waiver Form

Additional resources