1. Benefits of Service-Learning for the Student. 2. Benefits of Service-Learning for the Community. 3. Costs for the Service-Learner: Strategies for Avoiding Difficulties. 4. Finding a Placement. 5. Helpful Skills for the Service-Learner. 6. Tips on Doing Field Research: A How-To Guide on Participant Observation. 7. Writing Service-Learning Papers: What Is Reflection, Exactly? 8. Writing Service-Learning Papers: On Avoiding Some Common Mistakes. 9. Working in Groups. Appendix: Resources for Service-Learners.Hamner, Doris is the author of 'Building Bridges The Allyn & Bacon Student Guide to Service-Learning', published 2001 under ISBN 9780205319749 and ISBN 0205319742.