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Jeffrey Howard is the Associate Director for Service-Learning at the University of Michigan's Edward Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning, where he is responsible for faculty development, publications, communications, and the Center's service-learning portfolio of academic and co-curricular service-learning initiatives. He has taught, conducted research, and published work on academic service-learning for 30 years. He is the founder and editor of the Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, a peer-reviewed publication with a circulation of about 1000, and co-editor (with Robert Rhoads, UCLA) of Academic Service-Learning: A Pedagogy of Action and Reflection, published by Jossey-Bass. He is a member of the National Review Board for the Scholarship of Engagement Project, the Board of Directors for Michigan Campus Compact, The Research University Civic Engagement Network, and a founding member of HENCE (Higher Education Network for Community Engagement). He wrote the Service-Learning Course Design Workbook, underwritten by a grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service, which he has used for faculty development workshop at more than forty colleges and universities throughout the U.S. Most recently he was part of the writing/editing team for 'New Times Demand New Scholarship,' a publication deriving from The Research University Civic Engagement Network. He is a past recipient of the Michigan Campus Compact Lifetime Achievement Award. This summer, he will be co-developing an engaged scholarship toolkit targeted for faculty at research-intensive universities. At the University of Michigan, he is a member of the (living-learning) Michigan Community Scholars Program Advisory Board, the Executive Committee of the Arts of Citizenship engaged scholarship program, and the Lives of Urban Children and Youth Advisory Board.
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Designing & Delivering a Service-Lea
Connect2Complete Resource Guide
Assessing and Documenting Engagement
2014 Annual Membership Survey