Node Living Learning Community

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we are learning, creating and playing with all of them at Node, where students engage technology to produce social change.

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Fall 2013 Blog

This Fall we are exploring the intersections of technology, media, games and design; track our reflections and progress at the Node course website and blog as we develop our projects and pathways to impact.

Why is it called Node?

In recent months, whether in the events of the Arab Spring or Occupy Wall Street, we have seen social technologies empower people. They connect citizens to information. They connect citizens to each other. And, in some cases, they connect citizens to resources. Node is a Living Learning Community that involves Centenary students in the critical production of these technologies with a focus on social change.

Node is so named because it reflects and addresses a convergence on many levels:

  1. students coming together from a variety of academic areas to work together toward a common project;

  2. the confluence of virtual reality and physical reality through social media; and

  3. the intersection and interaction of Centenary students with the larger Shreveport-Bossier community.