Halls of Ivy- Learning Through Edutainment

Halls_of_Ivy_Cover_for_KindlePathfinder Cover FrontTrailblazer Cover Front

Sun Valley University: It is known around the nation for its prestige, academics, and customer service. But the university holds a dark secret. A secret that doctoral student Cheyenne Winters sets out to uncover in this college mystery series.

“Halls of Ivy” is a 4-part mystery/thriller series about the downfall of a corrupt university, sparked by the investigation of 3 student suicides. It is also the tool used for the newest college preparation program being introduced in Oklahoma.

“Learning Through Edutainment” is an after-school program that utilizes college fiction to educate high school students about college life. Using the “Halls of Ivy” book series, as well as a number of college movies and television shows, students will learn to distinguish college stereotypes from reality through group discussions and reflection journals.

This program is meant to assist students in the transition from high school to college through a method called bibliotherapy, which uses books to help students talk about issues related to their social and emotional well-being. Unfortunately, most college preparation programs focus on the academic requirements of college, but ignore the social and emotional aspects, which can be a factor in a student’s attrition rates.

The “Learning Through Edutainment” program exposes students to the stereotypical depictions of universities in college media, then breaks them down to the parts that are accurate and inaccurate so students are better prepared for college life.

See below for a trailer of the “Halls of Ivy” novel that will be used in the “Learning Through Edutainment” program.

Buy Halls of Ivy on Amazon ($7.99)

Buy Halls of Ivy for Kindle ($0.99)

Residents of Oklahoma can also find Halls of Ivy at your local Hastings bookstore, as well as the Stillwater Public Library.

“Like” Halls of Ivy on Facebook!

Follow Halls of Ivy on Twitter

Thanks for commenting!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 57 other followers

%d bloggers like this: