Immersive Learning

July 4, 2014
Ball State immersive learning project is featured.
Note: Kentucky Press Service distributed this story to media outlets across Kentucky. Associated Press distributed the story nationally.
April 25, 2014
Source: WXIN TV
Story features Ball State immersive learning experience.
Note: Story ran multiple times.
April 13, 2014
Source: Star Press
Ball State students are hosted by Ball State.
March 27, 2014
Source: Ag Wired
Documentary produced by Ball State immersive learning class is featured.
March 11, 2014
Story looks at how Ball State University students and faculty brought the Hoosier writer back to Dresden for the 69th anniversary of the bombing that inspired Slaughterhouse-Five.
March 4, 2014
Feature story about Ball State students unveiling an interactive Kurt Vonnegut exhibit and commemorate Dresden's firebombing.
February 26, 2014
CNN: Inside Stalin's villa
BSU at the Games shot and edited this segment.
February 24, 2014
Tri-State Home Page: Tristate college student recalls trip to Sochi
Member of BSU at the Games is featured.
February 22, 2014
WISH-TV: BSU students take trip to Olympics in Russia
Source: WISH-TV
Student members of BSU at the Games are interviewed.
February 22, 2014
WTHR-13: American Pride: The young Olympic revolution
Source: WTHR-13
Content provided by BSU at the Games.
February 20, 2014
NBC Olympics: Content provided by BSU at the Games
Source: NBC Olympics
Unlike most Olympic athletes who train their entire life to represent their country competing against the world’s top athletes, bobsledders start a little later in life. Most athletes are recruited for their speed and strength.
February 20, 2014
USA Today: Finding owners are last chance for Sochi's cats and dogs
A silver-haired man smiled as he scratched the head of a restless puppy. A mother and her son admired two mutts, snuggled in a brown wicker basket. No one could shuffle past the group of dogs without stopping.
February 18, 2014
CBS News: An assignment of Olympic proportions
Note: This story was distributed to CBS News affiliates across the country.
February 17, 2014
WTHR-13: BSU students get assignment of a lifetime in Sochi
Source: WTHR-13
Note: This story also was distributed to NBC affiliates throughout the nation, including WFIE-TV (Evansville) and WAVE-TV (Louisville, Ky.).
February 14, 2014
Chicago Tribune: New venues set the stage in Sochi
Graphic created by BSU at the Games.
February 12, 2014
Deutsche Welle: US students bring Kurt Vonnegut back to Dresden for firebombing anniversary
Story focuses on Ball State students visiting Vonnegut building.
February 11, 2014
Indiana's News Center: Ball State Students Capture Candid Photos Of Life In Sochi During Olympics
Students from Ball State University have made the trip to Sochi to cover the Olympics in a unique immersive learning project.
February 10, 2014
WTHR-13: Why do athletes bite their medals?
Source: WTHR-13
Story written by member of BSU at the Games.
Note: Anchors refer to BSU at the Games website throughout the newscasts.
February 7, 2014
NBC Olympics: Twin magic
Source: NBC Olympics
Story written by member of BSU at the Games.
December 10, 2013
Current in Carmel: 'Circus' a wonderful Indiana experience
Carmel Theatre-goers will be in for a treat when Actor’s Theatre of Indiana presents an exclusive engagement of “The Circus in Winter.” The musical is based on a novel by Indiana novelist Cathy Day that details the history of a traveling circus that wintered in Peru, Ind. The script was crafted by 14 students in theatre and dance professor Beth Turcotte’s immersive learning class at Ball State University.
September 24, 2013
Head Start students getting new outdoor learning area
Source: Star Press
It was a large patch of grass. The keyword here is was. An area behind the TRC Head Start building is being transformed into an outdoor learning area for little explorers, with the help of some Ball State University architecture students.
August 12, 2013
New app to offer tours of state parks
Story about a Ball State immersive learning class developing apps for the Department of Natural Resources.
April 30, 2013
Education by design for Ball State students
Source: Star Press
Ball State creates student-run interior design firm partnership.
April 15, 2013
Ball State, Community Health create nurse academy
Source: WISH-TV
Ball State University and Community Health Network are creating an accelerated, three-year bachelor's degree program to increase the number of registered nurses in Indiana.
February 12, 2013
Southside neighborhoods ready to welcome BSU students
Source: Star Press
Beginning this month, BSU students enrolled in Steve Radil’s immersive learning geography class, will work with neighborhood associations in seven neighborhoods — Anthony, West Briar, Industry, South Central, Forest Park, Old West End and Morningside — to assess their strengths and weaknesses, known as a "mental mapping."
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