Immersive learning is a hallmark of a Ball State education. A prime example is BSU at the Games, which saw 24 student journalists travel to Sochi for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. Fourteen additional students remained in the United States to produce graphics and prepare the team’s work for publishing and broadcast on local (WTHR), regional (Chicago Tribune) and national (CNN) levels.
Immersive learning isn’t limited to just upper-division students. It’s for all students, all the time. All students are encouraged to seek out multiple immersive learning opportunities throughout their time at Ball State.
Immersive learning experiences range from short projects embedded in an existing course to large projects that take up your entire coursework for a semester. As a leader in immersive learning, the Department of Journalism provides a wide range of opportunities each year. Recent examples include:
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