World of Technology

Employees in the 21st century economy must be fluent with information and be able to create, analyze, communicate, and integrate information in their lives. The World of Technology introduces students to opportunities for developing computing and information skills.The World of Technology is open to freshman from all majors, and may be of particular interest to those intending to major in computer science, informatics, communications, geography and planning, and criminal justice. 

Living

As a member of the World of Technology you will live with other incoming freshmen who share your interest in technology. You can study together, attend social and co-curricular programming together, and have a supportive network of peers right from the start. Friendships form quickly in L-LCs!

Learning

The World of Technology will take some courses together in the fall and spring semesters of freshman year, and attend technology themed events together.

Fall 2014 L-LC Courses
Freshman Seminar: World of Technology
IINF 100: Information in the 21st Century

Spring 2015 L-LC Courses
Your spring L-LC courses, which you will take together as a community, will be finalized mid-fall. Seats will be reserved for you in each designated L-LC course.

Examples of co-curricular events:

  • Gaming nights and hackathons
  • Social gatherings with your L-LC friends
  • Helping local elementary school children learn about computers
  • Guest speakers
  • Study groups
  • Community service

Community

As a member of an L-LC you will have a built in community of friends and colleagues right from the start!

Friends: Study and socialize with fellow L-LC members. Tackle those first-year courses with your friends by forming study groups where you live!

World Ambassadors: Learn the ropes from a peer selected from last year’s most engaged L-LC students. If you remain and active member of your L-LC your freshman year, you could become a World Ambassador your sophomore year!
World of Technology Ambassadors for 2014: Shantrece Fludd, Chase Kane and Gowtham Ramadoss

Community Assistant: Meet weekly with an upperclass/graduate student to plan or attend social, academic, and community service events.

Lead Faculty Member: Get to know a member of the faculty outside of the classroom at weekly lunches in your own dining hall!
World of Technology Lead Faculty:  Professor George Berg
Weekly L-LC Lunch: Wednesdays 11:30am - 12:35pm

World Representatives: Leadership opportunities abound in the L-LCs! Earn a spot as a World Representative by being a leader in your L-LC! World Representatives are elected by the L-LC to represent the group at meetings throughout the academic year.
World of Technology Representative for 2014: Your name could be here by October!

Eligibility: The World of Technology is open to all majors. This L-LC may be of particular interest to those intending to major in computer science, informatics, communications, geography and planning, and criminal justice.