Month: March 2012

  • Flash Mobs: Eng 104 as a Mini-Immersive Learning Class

    Many of Ball State’s unique educational opportunities are based in immersive learning. Unfortunately, many classes are not given this exciting and innovative learning atmosphere for a variety of reasons. English 104 has largely been among these classes until recently when English Professor Adrienne Bliss stumbled upon a radio broadcast which was the inspiration for a whole […]

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  • In Print VII Interview: Glenn Shaheen, Poet

    Our next In Print Festival interview is with poet, Glenn Shaheen. Shaheen was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia. In high school he was set on fire, which is the only time he has ever punched someone in anger. He is a former nonfiction editor for Gulf Coast and presently edits the journal NANO Fiction. His work has […]

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  • Shane Thomson: An Unexpected Career Path

    Someone once told me you can’t swing a dead cat without hitting an ABD in English. Well, what of it? I could never have anticipated that hard work, flexibility, a little charm (very little charm), and the skills I learned in the English program would connect me to people and resources that have since combined […]

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