Barbara Truman

Simulation researcher on a quest to advance transdisciplinarity using collaborative virtual environments. Striving to bridge education, military, government, and industry through human performance technology.

Author's posts

Seeking Relativity – 2012

No gloom, zombies, or prophecies of doom for 2012. New Earth-like planets discovered by the Kepler Telescope reveal unimagined diversity. Years are so variable, not to mention time. Or should I say space-time? Each day new data reveal intricate mysteries that open new possibilities for how our lifestyles can be designed and lived. Learning addicts rejoice! My …

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Lost in (Cyber) Space

Arriving at CTU for the 1st symposium

My first quarter at CTU was eventful, more so than I thought probable. Routines and schedules require greater regulation and pacing to manage simultaneous coursework, research, and writing. Attending the first Symposium in mid-October held anticipation to meet the professors and my fellow classmates. I question whether I belong in the Management group or the …

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Research & Development

Integrating an Awareness of Selfhood and Society book

Greetings. I’m Barbara, a scholar, and researcher exploring innovative ways to facilitate networks of people and organizations across education, government, military, and industry. My quest is to promote inclusivity and accessibility using virtual reality, specifically virtual worlds to create smart, enabled, and sustainable communities. Photo taken at the Red Geranium, New Harmony, Indiana, the town modeled in …

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