This course is used to introduce emerging topics in computer science that do not yet have a regular course number. Content of the course varies. Recent topics have included
Understand an emerging area of Computer Science.
|Physical Design and Fabrication||Spring 2016||Jonathan Durston||https://luc.box.com/s/2oyte72cslhh13feckwby10ujwz198th|
|Introduction to Computer Forensics||Spring 2016||Thomas Yarish||https://luc.box.com/s/sa7ybkvrd3elmf7yj7voxqgt4dgoqg30|
|Data Warehousing and Data Mining||Spring 2016||Dr. Channah Naiman||https://luc.box.com/s/f82hzdyad9felysw5ual3l9pm7mn6apw|
|Metagenomics||Fall 2015||Dr. Putonti||https://luc.box.com/s/bg4vgtlumwnxafuq1tdvwf33mhvfw5a6|
|Introduction to Digital Humanites Design and Programming||Spring 2015||Nicholas Hayward||https://luc.box.com/s/q4k5x000vydb9av4lb3z2p6wr6f8wps1|
|Software Quality and Testing||Fall 2014||Conrad Weisert||https://luc.box.com/s/yrm6n3065hbbsbv4khq3tlvm47j93cf5|
|Organizational Change & Development||Spring 2017||Guy Bevente||coming; see below now|
Organizational Change and Development (syllabus coming later)
This course focuses on the manager’s role in leading Organization Development and Change to maximize organization and individual effectiveness with a focus on Information Technology challenges. The class will explore the theory of Organization Development and Change, introduce Change Management practices and methods to facilitate change, and discuss operational, employee, and financial considerations a manager will face as a change agent.
The course will introduce IT specific use cases such as Outsourcing, Build versus Buy, Hosting, and building an Innovation culture. The class goal is to enhance the leader’s effectiveness in leading change by applying proven techniques, assessing issues that will surface, understanding the forces of resistance, and implementing decisions using frameworks that lead to informed management action.