Citizen Stories: A New Path to Culture Change

Alexander Olson, Western Kentucky University
Elizabeth Gish, Western Kentucky University
Terry Shoemaker

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This article offers a case study of a citizen stories assignment implemented by the authors at Western Kentucky University in Spring 2014. It describes the parameters of the assignment, several outcomes, and how the assignment approached the challenge of culture change within a civic engagement framework.