Theory Practice Learning @ Emory




TPL works directly with:

Emory University Office of University-Community Partnerships
The OUCP works to build community through teaching, research, and service.
Emory University Center for Ethics
The Center for Ethics exists to enrich moral imagination, to deepen knowledge of ethics, and to encourage lives of moral meaning and ethical practice.
Emory College Center for Teaching and Curriculum
The goals of the Center for Teaching and Curriculum are: To recognize and reward excellent teaching throughout Emory College; To provide material support for the development of new courses, curricula and methods of instruction; To study the attitudes toward teaching and learning among Emory undergraduates; and To promote public discussion of teaching and learning among members of the faculty.
Volunteer Emory
Volunteer Emory's mission is "to provide the Emory community with service opportunities that promote learning about self and society, while striving to meet the needs identified by community organizations."
Faith and the City
A collaboration working to nurture a spirit of mutual community, shared responsibility, and common destiny among the citizens of the Atlanta metropolitan region.
Here are some outside links that may be of interest:
Theory Into Practice Database, George Washington University
TIP is a tool intended to make learning and instructional theory more accessible to educators. The database contains brief summaries of 50 major theories of learning and instruction. These theories can also be accessed by learning domains and concepts.
The Invisible College
The Invisible College is a national organization dedicated to service-learning. We are university faculty and staff, community partners, and students working toward a common goal: increasing the practice of service-learning across the United States.
Campus Compact, Brown University
Campus Compact is a coalition of college and university presidents committed to helping students develop the values and skills of citizenship through participation in public and community service. It is the only national higher education organization whose primary purpose is to support campus-based public and community service., Action Without Borders
Action Without Borders is a global network of individuals and organizations working to build a world where all people can live free and dignified lives in a healthy environment.
The Edward Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning, University of Michigan
The Ginsberg Center is home to multiple community learning programs and also produces the annual Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning. Through these programs and publications, the Ginsberg Center hopes to engage students, faculty members, university staff, and community partners in a process which combines community service and academic learning in order to promote civic participation, build community capacity, and enhance the educational process.
Haas Center for Public Service, Stanford University
The Haas Center promotes, organizes and supports public and community service by members of the Stanford community, especially students.
National Society for Experiential Education
The National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE) is a nonprofit membership association of educators, businesses, and community leaders. NSEE also serves as a national resource center for the development and improvement of experiential education programs nationwide.
The Higher Education Links List
Annotated links for educators, researchers, graduates and others requiring access to international resources and courseware in Higher Education.
Association for Experiential Education
The mission of the Association for Experiential Education is to develop and promote experiential education in all settings. The Association is committed to support professional development, theoretical advancement, and evaluation in the field of experiential education worldwide.
National Service-Learning Clearinghouse
A comprehensive information system that focuses on all dimensions of service-learning, covering kindergarten through higher education school based as well as community based initiatives.
Georgia Center for Non-Profits
The Georgia Center for Nonprofits is Georgia's association for nonprofit, charitable organizations. Our mission is to serve, strengthen and support Georgia's nonprofit community. The Center advocates to improve the environment in which nonprofits work and helps nonprofits manage better by offering information, training, consulting and nonprofit jobs services.
Learn and Serve America
Learn and Serve America supports service-learning programs across the country by providing funding and training.
Comparative History of Ideas, University of Washington
The Program in the Comparative History of Ideas is an interdisciplinary program at the University of Washington. We seek to promote the habit of seeing from a variety of vantage points, what we call "parallel thinking".
The Center for Community Partnerships, University of Pennsylvania
Penn's primary vehicle for bringing to bear the broad range of human knowledge needed to solve the complex, comprehensive, and interconnected problems of the American city so that West Philadelphia (Penn's local geographic community), Philadelphia, the University itself, and society benefit.
The International Partnership for Service-Learning
A not-for-profit educational organization incorporated in New York State serving colleges, universities, service agencies and related organizations around the world by fostering programs that link community service and academic study.
The PULSE Program of Boston College
A Program that provides students with the opportunity to combine supervised social service or social advocacy field work with the study of Philosophy, Theology, and other disciplines. In light of classical philosophical and theological texts, PULSE students address the relationship of self and society, the nature of community, the mystery of suffering, and the practical difficulties of developing a just society.
Princeton Project 55
Nonprofit organization established by members of the Class of 1955 at Princeton University, "Mobilizing alumni and students, and others who share our concerns, to provide civic leadership and to develop and implement solutions to systemic problems that affect the public interest."
Field Placement Program, Emory University Law School
The Emory Law School Field Placement Program provides opportunities for students to integrate substantive learning with the practice of law.