How Are We Doing? Making Service-Learning Assessment Simple


  • Michael A. Moulton Northwestern State University
  • Patrice Moulton Northwestern Sate University


Service-Learning has evolved beyond simply asking to have students engage in community activities. Service-Learning has become an integral part of our educational system. Having the ability to judge the effectiveness of a service- learning project has become an important component in Higher Education. The purpose of this article is to provide a step by step planning process of assessment for your next service-learning project.

Author Biographies

Michael A. Moulton, Northwestern State University

Michael Moulton, Ed.D. is currently a full professor coordinating the graduate program for the Department of Health and Human Performance. He is actively involved in NCATE assessment activities and review and teaches curriculum components of planning and evaluation at the graduate level.

Patrice Moulton, Northwestern Sate University

Patrice Moulton, Ph.D. is currently full professor in the Clinical Psychology program at Northwestern State University. She has served the university as director of planning and assessment and also serves as a SACS reviewer and consultant for assessment activities.