Shared Stories Lab

English Department (in the form of course releases)

Shared Stories Lab


Student learning outcomes:
Identify the relationships between institutional storytelling and individual identity
Plan projects that involve identifying stakeholders and recruiting participants
Test proposed story collection methods and feasibility
Create a project prototype
Project Goal: Foster an environment on campus that encourages listening to the stories of others to create a sense of belonging for all campus community members.

Issues Involved or Addressed

Methods and Technologies

  • design thinking
  • fieldwork
  • fundraising and/or grant writing
  • participant/study observations
  • qualitative research methods
  • structured interviewing
  • writing

Academic Majors of Interest

  • All Disciplines

Preferred Interests and Preparation

ENGL 102 or UF 200

Team Advisors

Tiffany Hitesman


English Department (in the form of course releases)