Immersive Learning

February 27, 2015
Story notes that a Ball State student team helped develop an exhibit focusing on the historic Yount's Woolen Mill and Boarding House located in Yountsville.
February 19, 2015
Story notes that Ball State undergraduate and graduate students worked on excavating the history buried near the former Yount's Woolen Mill and Boarding House last summer. They then compiled research to put together panels in the exhibit.
January 28, 2015
Source: Star Press
Story features an immersive learning project led by Ron Morris, a history professor.
December 3, 2014
Source: Fox 59
Story notes that dozens of Ball State University students volunteer their time for a program called Music and Memory, a national non-profit. The group in Muncie is a model for the nation.
October 30, 2014
Story reviews the background of the play, which was an immersive learning experience at Ball State.
October 28, 2014
Story features an immersive learning experience.
October 8, 2014
Source: Star Press
Story reviews how an immersive learning class worked to develop the event.
October 7, 2014
Ball State at the State Fair produced the content.
September 29, 2014
Associated Press: New trail lets students boost brain power, fitness
Students from a Ball State immersive learning experience helped write grants for the project.
Note: The story originated with The Star Press. Associated Press distributed it across the state and nation to media outlets, including the Beaumont (Texas) Enterprise.
September 18, 2014
Bustle: 'Puppy Lovin' video of the Indiana State Fair's dog kissing booth will fill your heart with slobbery joy
Source: Bustle
Content provided by Ball State at the State Fair.
Note: Several entertainment-oriented web sites have posted this video, which has 47,000 views so far.
September 17, 2014
WISH-TV: Crime stoppers of Central Indiana wins "2014 Best Community Initiative" award
A joint effort by a Ball State immersive learning class led by Bryan Byers, a criminal justice professor, and Building Better Communities, helped the agency win the award.
September 16, 2014
Viral Nova: State fair has a dog kissing booth
Source: Viral Nova
Video content created by Ball State at the State Fair, a immersive learning experience.
Note: This story was posted by several information and entertainment sites.
September 12, 2014
Indiana Chamber of Commerce: Ball State's namesakes subject of new documentary to premiere Sept. 25
Immersive learning project is featured.
September 1, 2014
WTHR-13: New film on Ball brothers premieres in Muncie Sept. 25
Source: WTHR-13
Ball State immersive learning class produces a new documentary on the Ball brothers.
Note: Associated Press distributed the story to media outlets across the state and nation, including the Houston Chronicle, Washington Times and San Francisco Chronicle.
July 4, 2014
Louisville Courier-Journal: Smartphones help visitors learn about Perryville battle
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
WXIN-TV: Police hope for clues to idnetify mysterious bones found in Greenwood field
Source: WXIN TV
Story features Ball State immersive learning experience.
Note: Story ran multiple times.
April 13, 2014
Star Press: Gifted African students immersing in Muncie culture
Source: Star Press
Ball State students are hosted by Ball State.
March 27, 2014
Ag Wired: "Down to Earth" examines sustainable farming
Source: Ag Wired
Documentary produced by Ball State immersive learning class is featured.
March 11, 2014
Indianapolis Monthly: Ball State Students Visit Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse Site on Germany Trip
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
Deutsche Welle: U.S. students bring Kurt Vonnegut back to Dresden for firebombing anniversary
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
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