Want to know more about incorporating community-based research into your kit of teaching tools? The College offers opportunities for faculty to learn more:
Faculty consultants (names of faculty who have done CBR and are willing to be contacted for consultations)
Here, you’ll find links to professional organizations that support CBR and to other colleges that support it:
- Community-Campus Partnerships for Health: Even if your project is not directly related to health, you can learn much about the processes of community-based research from the resources available here. The CCPH site is hosted by University of Washington, but contributors represent many higher education institutions in the US and Canada.
- Hamilton College (Clinton, NY) Service Learning and Community-Based Research at the Arthur Levitt Center for Public Affairs: CBR program housed within a public affairs institute at a liberal arts college. The focus is largely on economic development. You can get copies of completed project reports from the site.
- Lewis & Clark College (Portland, OR) Community Research Initiative: Also hosted by a liberal arts college. Projects tend to focus on health and human services. You may download project reports. Shows how one college organizes community-based research as part of its curriculum and as a service to local agencies.
- National CBR Network
- Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations
- Publishing Outlets for Service-learning and Community-Based Research
Resources in Waidner-Spahr Library