Previous exhibits included:
September 2014 to November 2014
The Department of Technology
utilized our prime location to display the technological
achievements of its students as well as partnerships with the Family and
Consumer Sciences department. A showcase of physical, digital, and
photographs were displayed. An Emmy award winning film was played daily in addition to a dollhouse displayed in our storefront window. The dollhouse was created by students using 3D printing and other graphic arts techniques.
July 2014 to September 2014
The department of Philosophy has utilized our window displays to exhibit an immersive learning project created by its students.
Center of Information and Communication Sciences utilized our digital display to spread the word about the master degree program that can be earned in only 11 months.
April 2014 to June 2014
The Apparel Design program has utilized our wholesale district appeal and our large department store windows to display creations of its students. Many of these fashionable items appeared in the annual Spring 2014 fashion show. Did you miss the fashion show this year? Not to worry, the Ball State Indianapolis Center has it available for viewing along with comfortable theater seating.
Crossroads Connect is not the average digital textbook. Instead, this innovative application for tablet computers is designed to change the way fourth grade students learn the history of Indiana. The application teaches fourth grade students about Indiana by utilizing a combination of text, video, music, games, timelines, self-test quizzes, and responsive pictures and captions that engage all types of learners while still meeting state curriculum standards.
February 2014 to March 2014
The Department of Landscape Architecture has provided a selection of
comprehensive design studio final summative poster displays. The posters
are large capstone projects which consist of drawings and computer
graphics. The posters are mounted on foam core boards and are in a
hanging display on Maryland Street. Some of the projects have been
entered into national and state design competitions and some have even
received awards. These displays range from 2010-2013 and encompass a
variety of different project types.
The Department of Telecommunications has used our digital resources
to display its projects. A collection of documentary videos have been
provided by the TCOM department and are on display at the Meridian
Street entrance. This documentary collection includes the immersive
learning project about historic Muncie, a series about revitalizing
downtown Muncie, and a series of collaborative videos with the Indiana
Office of Tourism Development.
November 2013 to January 2014
The Interior Design program provided visually compelling poster displays. These projects not only encompassed a variety of organizations, but also a plethera of textures, colors, formats, and layouts. Some of the student projects were even entered and received awards for the IIDA Student Competition in 2012.
The Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library traveling exhibit was created as part of a six month long immersive learning project in 2012. Students majoring in English literature, creative writing, business marketing and
administration, and journalism graphics participated in this program. The Kurt Vonnegut exhibit just recently traveled from Indianapolis to Dresden, Germany where it was covered in the German version of the New York Times.