Tag: Immersive Learning

  • Jill Christman Receives the Creative Endeavor Award

    On the third floor of the Student Center, students trickled into a large classroom while Professor Jill Christman recounted her family’s misadventures at a local apple orchard. In a humorous tone, seeping with sarcasm, she told them of the orchard’s disappointing visual aesthetic and the lack of activities, namely the fact her kids were unable […]

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  • School Children in the Summer Enrichment Program

    Mathematics Students Provide Summer Enrichment for Local Community School Children

    Each summer, Muncie community elementary school children join Ball State students for the Summer Math Enrichment Program. Children work through various activities designed to promote their interest in mathematics and to build their confidence. Making Math Fun Assistant Lecturer of Mathematical Sciences Cheryl Kneubuhler and students in her Teaching and Learning Mathematics in the Elementary […]

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  • Math Students at the Student Sympoisum

    Math Students Tackle Engine Problem

    Students in the Department of Mathematical Sciences partnered with Cummins Inc. to improve engine performance. Their challenge was to build a mathematical model to identify a narrow window when knock occurs in a four-stroke spark ignited engine. Knock is when a pocket of air and fuel mixes and combusts inside the cylinder at the wrong […]

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