The Office of Immersive Learning at Ball State is now accepting applications for the Immersive Learning Course Development seminar (Track 1) offered through the Summer 2018 Faculty Academy. This course will offer modules and activities that will assist faculty in developing a viable immersive learning project with an external partner. Interested faculty are asked to submit an application by March 19, 2018, 12:00 Midnight, to be considered. Up to 12 faculty will be selected for this track. Summer Session I runs Monday, May 14 through Friday, June 15, 2018, and you must be available to participate in the full workshop. Successful completion of this program will result in compensation of either a $2,000 stipend or $2,000 deposited in a faculty member's new or existing Research Incentive Account. To apply, please complete the following application and supply the requested materials.  


Note: You can save and return to your digital submission as many times as is needed. Just click on “Save Draft” at the bottom of the page before closing your application. You complete your form by clicking on the “Submit” button at the bottom of the page. If you have questions or need assistance with this application, please contact Suzanne Plesha at splesha@bsu.edu.



The Provost's Office at Ball State University is now accepting applications for the Academy for Contract Faculty seminar (Track 2) offered during the 2018 Summer Session 1. This course is designed to explore innovative pedagogies and cover topic areas of particular interest to contract faculty. In addition, participants will have opportunities to discuss the new promotion track for contract faculty including how to build plans to meet their professional goals.

Those selected will attend a mandatory organizational meeting on May 7, 2018 to finalize topics and devise a calendar for Summer Session I, which runs Monday, May 14 through Friday, June 15, 2018. Successful completion of the Summer Faculty Academy will result in compensation of either a $2,000 stipend OR $2,000 deposited in a faculty member's new or existing Research Incentive Account.

To apply, please complete the following application and supply the requested materials by 12:00 midnight,  March 19, 2018.  


Note: You can save and return to your digital submission as many times as is needed. Just click on “Save Draft” at the bottom of the page before closing your application. You complete your form by clicking on the “Submit” button at the bottom of the page. If you have questions or need assistance with this application, please contact Suzanne Plesha at
splesha@bsu.edu.







The Division of Online and Strategic Learning is now accepting applications for the Course Design for Student Success seminar (Track 1) offered through the Summer 2018 Faculty Academy. This course focuses on designing or redesigning courses to support student learning and successful completion. This seminar runs during Summer Session I (Monday, May 14 through Friday, June 15, 2018) and is open to full-time teaching faculty. Selection preference will be given to applicants teaching a gateway course. Interested faculty are asked to submit an application by March 19, 2018, 12:00 Midnight, to be considered. Up to 12 faculty will be selected for this track. Successful completion of this program will result in compensation of either a $2,000 stipend or $2,000 deposited in a faculty member's new or existing Research Incentive Account. To apply, please complete the following application and supply the requested materials.  


Note: You can save and return to your digital submission as many times as is needed. Just click on “Save Draft” at the bottom of the page before closing your application. You complete your form by clicking on the “Submit” button at the bottom of the page. If you have questions or need assistance with this application, please contact Suzanne Plesha at splesha@bsu.edu.