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Fall Semester Online Evaluations Now Available

Contributed by: Gail L Werner
Published: Tuesday, 06 December 2016 9:00 AM
Online course evaluations for the spring semester are now available. We strongly urge you to take advantage of this opportunity to provide feedback on your classes before the evaluations close at midnight Friday, December 16.

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Join Interim President Terry King for the New Faculty Academy Showcase and Reception

Contributed by: Gail L Werner
Published: Monday, 05 December 2016 8:00 AM
Interim President Terry King invites the campus community to a showcase and reception for the New Faculty Academy, an event celebrating the accomplishments of the 2016-17 Alpha faculty class, to be held from 4-6 p.m. January 18 in the Alumni Center’s Assembly Hall.
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2016-17 Creative Teaching Grant Call for Appllications

Contributed by: Kathleen Jacobi
Published: Wednesday, 16 November 2016 9:30 AM
The Office of Educational Excellence is now accepting applications for the 2016-17 Creative Teaching Grant. Proposal deadline is THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
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Participants Required-Virtual Reality Testing

Contributed by: Ryan Wiaranowski
Published: Tuesday, 15 November 2016 12:30 PM
Hello my name is Ryan Wiaranowski. I am currently a Masters student in the Department of Journalism’s Emerging Media Design & Development program at Ball State University. I am conducting research for my thesis that examines the design of user interfaces and their impact on immersion and presence in virtual reality video games.

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Immersive Learning and Indiana's Bicentennial Torch Relay

Contributed by: Chris Flook
Published: Monday, 05 September 2016 1:30 PM
In celebration of Indiana’s Bicentennial, the Indiana Bicentennial Commission and the Indiana Office of Tourism Development will run a torch through each of the 92 Indiana counties, starting this Friday, September 9 in Corydon and will end in Indianapolis on Saturday, October 15.

The state of Indiana is partnering with Ball State University students for a special Torch Relay immersive learning project. Students from telecommunications, journalism, history, and Digital Storytelling will serve as the official media personnel for the 5-week event. Students will produce daily photos, articles, and video along with managing the Torch Relay’s social media accounts (see below). Another team will produce a ~30 minute documentary on the Torch Relay to debut on ‘Indiana Day’ - December 11, 2016
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