Clio: Nov 8, 2016

Alumni News Our congratulations to Kevin Cline, who has been named as The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History’s 2016 National History Teacher of the Year! A graduate magna cum laude from both the Ball State Honors College and the Department of History’s undergraduate Social Studies Education program in 2005, Mr. Cline subsequently finished his … Read more

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Clio: April 28, 2015

Student News: Ashton Hampton and Samantha Harsh gave the Kirkham Lecture at The Friends of Alexander M. Bracken Library Annual Dinner on April 1, 2015. They spoke of the Indiana State Park History Walking/Driving Tour phone app they have worked on this semester with Dr. Ron Morris. Stephanie Sink was chosen as the winner of … Read more

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Beech Grove Cemetery: Create a Book and an App

Get a distinctive experience to wow your future employers – Students who have an interest in animation, anthropology, art, communication, computer science, English, graphic design, geography, history, historic preservation, interpretation, journalism, landscape architecture, natural resources and resource management, telecommunication, or related fields are welcome to apply. – Student need to have two professional references and a desire to work with Muncie content to interview for this class. … Read more

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Clio: March 11, 2015

Current Student News: Ariel Wagner is working with Chris Flook and his immersive project, Indiana Crossrails Project and had the opportunity to write an article for their blog: Equality on the Railroad. Faculty News: One of the immersive learning projects that Dr. Ron Morris has worked on, Yountsville Mill, has received attention from two local newspapers: … Read more

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Clio: Feb 5, 2015

Dr. Ronald Morris’s Indiana State Park app made the January 2015 IBC News (Indiana Bicentennial Commission). He also was featured in the Muncie Star Press for the immersive learning project he organized to discover the stories and backgrounds of those buried in the Beech Grove Cemetery.  In addition to those projects, Dr. Morris also helped … Read more

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Indiana State Parks History Tour Phone App Part 1

The History Department is proud to announce the launch of the Indiana State Parks History Tour Phone App part 1.  This was an Immerisive learning project directed by Dr. Ron Morris. iTunes and Google Play apps: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/indiana-state-parks-history/id854108968?mt=8 https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.frogbabyapps.indianaparks “Take a walking or driving tour of the history of the Indiana State Parks. Each park tour … Read more

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Perryville Battlefield App

An immersive learning project under the guidence of Dr. Ron Morris has made headlines in The Courier-Journal, KyForward, and SFGate! “This project is a model tour in the Kentucky State Park system in honor of the 150th anniversary celebration of the Civil War. The Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site and the Friends of the Battle … Read more

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History Students Help Create New App

  There are many historic Civil War battlefields in the Western United States, but how many can claim to have an app developed by Ball State students? As part of an immersive learning project, Ball State students worked to create an app for the Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site in Boyle County, Kentucky.  The integration … Read more

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