Faculty who teach in Immersive Learning will find teaching resources and like-minded faculty in the following organizations:
LEAP: Ball State is proud to be a part of the LEAP Indiana Faculty Collaborative. This organization is aligned with the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) states initiative, which advocates for campus action and research related to twenty-first-century liberal education. This Indiana-based faculty network is passionate about teaching and innovative pedagogies that prepare undergraduate students. As an institutional member, Ball State faculty can to participate in LEAP Indiana teaching and learning conferences, networking opportunities, monthly coffee hours, and other programs at minimal or no cost. To get information on upcoming events, visit their website.
Community-Engaged Alliance: Ball State is a partner campus in CEA, an Indiana-based organization with events, awards, and grants for faculty. Many from Ball State have presented at the annual Research Symposium, won awards, and received grants. Visit their website to learn more.
ESC: Ball State is also a member of the Engaged Scholarship Consortium, a national organization with the mission to work collaboratively to build strong university-community partnerships anchored in the rigor of scholarship and designed to help build community capacity. Several faculty, students, and staff from Ball State attend the annual conference every year. The Office of Immersive Learning won the ESC Excellence in Staff Engagement Award in 2022. Visit their website to learn more.