SPRING 2017 PROVOST IMMERSIVE LEARNING GRANT AWARDEES ANNOUNCED
The Office of the Provost and the Office of Entrepreneurial Learning are pleased to announce the Spring 2017 Provost Immersive Learning Grant recipients. In this round, eleven projects were selected for funding including:
The Purple Cow: Moving from Ordinary to Extraordinary Care of Children (Project Director: Stacey Allred / Elementary Education)
Media Analytics in Practice - Second Iteration: Eye Tracking Research (Project Directors: Robin Blom and YounAh Lee / Journalism)
Pathway to Success (P2S): Improving College Readiness for Indiana High School Students (Project Directors: Cindy Cash and Dan Jones / iLearn)
Stance: An International Undergraduate Philosophy Journal (Project Directors: David Concepcion / Philosophy & Religious Studies)
Telling Muncie’s Stories with Geolocative Interactive Narrative Games ( Project Director: Paul Gestwicki / Computer Science)
Developing the Cardinal Weather Service: (Project Directors: Nathan Hitchens and Petra Zimmermann)
To the “Stars” and Back: Exploring Our Planetary Backyard - Summer Science Camp for Middle School Girls at Ball State University and Pre-service Teacher Field Experience for Multicultural Education (Project Directors: Susan Johnson, Sue McDowell, Patti Lang, Carolyn Dowling, Dr. Joel Bryan, Dayna Thompson and Keri L. Rodgers.)
Computer Science for Middle Schoolers (CS4MS) (Project Director: David Largent / Computer Science)
Light in the Space: An Exploration of Designing the Lighting System for a Theatre Renovation (Project Director: Raymond Marie / Theatre and Dance)
Betsy’s Best, Food Science and Nutrition Sensory Research & Development Project (Project Director: Deanna Pucciarelli / Nutrition and Health Science)
The Brownfields to Brightfields Project: Analysis of Solar Potentials for Brownfields in Delaware County, Indiana(Sanglim Yoo / Urban Planning)
For project descriptions, see the Spring 2017 Provost Immersive Learning Grant Awards Recipients List. Thank you to everyone that participated in this round of funding and congratulations to award recipients!
Call for Applications - Summer Entrepreneurial Learning Academy
Deadline to Apply - March 20th
The Office of Entrepreneurial Learning at Ball State University is now accepting applications for the 2017 Summer Entrepreneurial Learning Academy, to begin May 15, 2017. Supported by an Academic Excellence Grant, the ELA is open to full-time teaching faculty (contract, tenure-track, tenured) in any Ball State college and department who will be teaching at least a 2/2 load during the 2017-2018 academic year. Faculty teaching courses in the Foundations, Tier I and Tier II of the University Core Curriculum are especially encouraged to apply.
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