Cynthia Calongne

Cynthia Calongne joined the computer science faculty at Colorado Technical University in 1996. Today,she teaches in the CTU Doctoral department. Prior to teaching,she worked as a software engineer and systems programmer with a defense contractor supporting Air Force Space Command and as a business manager for an environmental organization in Washington, D.C. Her team won the $25,000 grand prize for the Mars Expedition Strategy Challenge in 2010. She supported Will Wright’s community developed TV Show called Bar Karma and appeared in the closing credits of Episode One as Myxen. Using her avatar name, Lyr Lobo, she conducts research in virtual world simulation, game design and writes fiction.

Publications

Recent Advances in Applying Identity and Society Awareness to Virtual Learning
Andrew G. Stricker, Cynthia Calongne, Barbara Truman, Fil J. Arenas. © 2019. 416 pages.
Online and virtual learning has developed into an essential aspect of learning technologies. A transdisciplinary perspective is needed to evaluate the interplay between social...
Applications of Decision Tree Analytics on Semi-Structured North Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Forecasts
Michael Kevin Hernandez, Caroline Howard, Richard Livingood, Cynthia Calongne. © 2019. 23 pages.
This interdisciplinary quantitative study examines how a text mining technique that is widely used to understand financial market forecasts could also help in understanding North...
Transformation and Development of Identity and Society With Virtual Learning
Andrew G. Stricker, Cynthia Calongne. © 2019. 26 pages.
The transformation of human experiences with virtual learning enables unprecedented forms of communication, connection, interaction, and mobility supporting new forms of selfhood...
Cognitive Apprenticeship for Teaching Computer Science and Leadership in Virtual Worlds
Cynthia Calongne, Andrew G. Stricker, Barbara Truman, Fil J. Arenas. © 2019. 21 pages.
Cognitive apprenticeship refers to the development of skills under the guidance and tutelage of a domain expert. This chapter covers the theory and highlights 10 years of virtual...
Pioneering in the Virtual World Frontier
Cynthia Calongne. © 2019. 21 pages.
Immersion in virtual worlds presented opportunities for simulating the qualities valued in face-to-face classes with the flexibility afforded by online learning. Immersive...
AI-Augmented Developmental Instruction for Improving Contemplative Practices in the Face of Complexity
Andrew G. Stricker, Cynthia Calongne, Barbara Truman, David J. Lyle, J. J. Jacobson. © 2019. 25 pages.
A simulation design is introduced for using artificial intelligence (AI)-augmented developmental instruction for improving contemplative practices in the face of complexity. The...
International Journal of Hyperconnectivity and the Internet of Things (IJHIoT)
Vijender Kr. Solanki. Est. 2017.
The International Journal of Hyperconnectivity and the Internet of Things (IJHIoT) promotes innovative, interesting and rigorously developed conceptual and empirical...
Integrating an Awareness of Selfhood and Society into Virtual Learning
Andrew Stricker, Cynthia Calongne, Barbara Truman, Fil Arenas. © 2017. 363 pages.
Recent technological advances have opened new platforms for learning and teaching. By utilizing virtual spaces, more educational opportunities are created for students who cannot...
Remapping Mental Models of Collaboration Using Immersive 3D Design Thinking Studios
Andrew Stricker, Cynthia Calongne. © 2016. 18 pages.
Design thinking provides opportunities for structuring e-collaboration efforts and for gaining a deeper understanding of the process and the product. This chapter outlines...
Social Media Intelligence in the Exploration of National Cultural Dimensions for Online Social Communities
Sharon F. Dill, Cynthia Calongne, Caroline Howard, Debra Beazley. © 2013. 12 pages.
Companies are increasingly embracing the use of social media in global online communities as an important part of their business strategies. Use of social media enables...
Social Media Intelligence in the Exploration of National Cultural Dimensions for Online Social Communities
Sharon F. Dill, Cynthia Calongne, Caroline Howard, Debra Beazley. © 2011. 12 pages.
Companies are increasingly embracing the use of social media in global online communities as an important part of their business strategies. Use of social media enables...