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Discover Immersive Learning Projects for Spring 2024!

The process for finding Immersive Learning classes in Banner is simple. On the course search, click the Advanced Search and select High Impact Immersive Learning HIIM from the drop-down list. Combine that with the subjects you are searching in and a list of courses in those subjects with the HIIM attribute will populate.

  1. Shows the beginning step of selecting courses with the HIIM attribute. Enter subjects in the subject field and click "Advanced Search"
  2. Image showing step 2: Under the advanced search, choose High Impact Immersive Learning under the attribute label
  3. Image showing step 3: Hit search at the bottom
  4. Image shows step 4: The results of the search will show courses in the subjects selected with the HIIM attribute.

FALL 2023

Immersive Projects funded through Provost Immersive Learning Grants and Building Better Neighborhood Grants

  • Content Partnerships in Elementary Education
    Faculty Mentors: Andrew Gatza, Jonathon Watkins, Jerry Woodward, Jenna Menke, Bima Sapkota (Department of Mathematical Sciences) & Amy Leitze (Department of Elementary Education)
    Community Partners: West View Elementary, Burris Laboratory School

  • iMADE Projects in Muncie, IN: Locally Crafted Design-through-Production Projects with University, Industry, and Community Partnerships
    Faculty Mentor:  Kevin Klinger (Department of Architecture)
    Community Partners:  MadJax, Midwest Metals, Indiana Hardwood and Lumberman's Association, Ecovantage, Indiana Dept. of Natural Resources

  • Interdisciplinary Teaching through Immersive Learning:  US Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Design and Build Challenge
    Faculty Mentors:  Tom Collins, Dan Overbey, and Pam Harwood (Department of Architecture)
    Community Partners:  US Department of Energy, ecoREHAB of Muncie

  • Interior Design Studio 5 Immersive Learning Course
    Faculty Mentor:  Shireen Kanakri (Department of Construction Management and Interior Design)

  • Narrating the 8twelve
    Faculty Mentor: Kate Elliott (School of Journalism and Strategic Communication)
    Community Partner: 8twelve Coalition

  • Radiance Cinema
    Faculty Mentors: Ben Strack (Department of Media) & Mark Cabus (Department of Theatre and Dance)
    Community Partner: Heartland Film

  • Spotlight Recovery: Harnessing the Power of Oral Storytelling and Therapeutic Drama in Community Settings
    Faculty Mentors: Tracena Marie (Department of Theatre and Dance) & Jonel Thaller (Department of Social Work)
    Community Partners: Delaware County Community Corrections, IU Behavioral Health, Youth Opportunity Center

  • Tailoring police training to a university setting using the MILO training simulator
    Faculty Mentor: Indigo Koslicki (Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology)
    Community Partners: BSU Police Department, Ivy Tech Criminal Justice Department

  • Union City Regional Trail Design
    Faculty Mentors: Laurynn Theime, Christopher Baas (Department of Landscape Architecture)
    Community Partner: Union City

  • Urban Design Solutions for E. Washington Street Corridor and Downtown Gateway
    Faculty Mentor: Ann Hildner (Department of Landscape Architecture)
    Community Partner: 1820 Ventures

  • Using Nature to Redesign Places of Worship in Muncie, IN
    Faculty Mentors:  Sarah Angne Alfaro and Sherif Attallah (Department of Construction Management and Interior Design)

  • Write for Change:  Composition in the Community 
    Faculty Mentors:  Darolyn "Lyn" Jones, Kathryn Ludwig, Laura Romano (Department of English)
    Community Partners:  Beyond I Can, Muncie Mission and Recovery Cafe of Muncie




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