Community Service-Learning

CSL Working Papers


  • To provide a forum for U of A instructors and students, and CSL community partners to share work-in-progress related to CSL research
  • To disseminate our work to a broader audience in a timely way
  • To act as a catalyst for discussion in the CSL research group

Instructions for Authors

Content: Submissions should include a 100-word abstract and a 2000-6000 words manuscript. Submission can include results from a study in progress, conference papers/proceedings or other original academic paper related to CSL theory and practice.

How to submit: The proposed Working Papers should be submitted to the CSL Office for review.


 Main Text of Paper:   Single spaced, including appendices, tables (within the text) and references 
 Type Face:   Arial 12 pt
 Sub Headings:   Left Aligned, Title Case and Bold (12 pt)
 Sub Heading 2nd Level:   Left aligned, italic, lower case except first letter

Please do not number pages, or include headers/ footers.

The paper should include the title of the paper, the name of the author(s) and affiliation.
References should be used in the text and listed alphabetically by author at the end of the text using APA format.

CSL Working Paper Series

CSL Working Paper Series 1: Thinking about Student Reflection Across Disciplines