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Join an immersive learning team

Contributed by: Zach King
Published: Friday, 08 November 2013 12:30 PM
Building Better Communities Fellows is an immersive learning program in which faculty and students find real-world solutions to real-world problems for Indiana businesses and organizations.

Spring 2014
Exceptional Me
Exceptional Me is a project in which Ball State immersive learning students will research and design an iPhone app to maximize individual potential. Students will study two populations of identified students (gifted and special education) at Burris Laboratory School in order to identify barriers to academic success, review current education and personal management apps on the market, and design their own solution integrated into one app that captures both the enrichment and learning strategies needs.

For more information, contact Miki Hamstra, Director of Center for Gifted Studies and
Talent Development.  Apply now!

Igniting Indiana's Film Industry
Igniting Indiana’s Film Industry is a program that will assist in marketing, energizing, and bringing awareness to Indiana’s film industry.  The goal of this project is to support these organizations’ efforts by sending five teams of Ball State students to various key locations around the state of Indiana to shoot, direct, and produce short films.

For more information, contact Rod Smith or Sonny Wingler, Department of Telecommunications.  Apply

The Battle of Perryville Phone App
This project team will be creating content for a mobile phone app tour of the Civil War battlefield in Perryville, KY.  The tour will explore the events of the battle, civilian experiences, battlefield clean up and commemoration, women in the Civil War, and impact of freed men on the battle.

For more information, contact Ron Morris, Department of History.  Apply now!

Summer 2014
Centennial State Park Tour
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has tasked Ball State students to create driving/walking tours to allow park visitors to learn the cultural history of the state parks.  This summer the project team will create 12 tours.

For more information, contact Ron Morris, Department of History.  Apply now!