To investigate whether the structured and applied nature of a service learning method results in changes in knowledge, skills, and attitudes regarding working with underserved populations, the Service Learning Instrument-Health Professional (SLI-HP) was designed. This instrument measures both student experiences and changes in attitudes, skills, and knowledge resulting from participation in the service learning model. In its pilot administration, the SLI-HP was completed by 53 health profession students. No problems were found with item clarity or respondent's answering. Reliability analysis for the 23 items of the pretest yielded an alpha of 0.85. Copies of the SLP-HP pre-test and post-test are attached.
Cauley, K. L.,
& Meyer, C. L.
(1999). Service Learning Instrument-Health Professional (SLI-HP). .