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INDIVIDUALIZED INTERACTIVE VIDEO

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Education
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
7667
Program Year/Program:
1988 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
7667
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Duffy Engineering
7 Nashawena Rd Mashpee, MA 02649
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1988
Title: INDIVIDUALIZED INTERACTIVE VIDEO
Agency: ED
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $30,000.00
 

Abstract:

PROVIDING INDIVIDUALIZED INSTRUCTION FOR DISABLED STUDENTS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION PLACEMENTS IS A TIME-CONSUMING PROCESS FOR EDUCATORS AND THUS COSTLY. COMPUTERIZED AND INTERACTIVEVIDEODISK EDUCATIONAL FORMATS MAY NOT BE READILY CUSTOMIZED FOR THE INDIVIDUAL STUDENT. HOWEVER, COMMONLY-AVAILABLE IN PERSONAL COMPUTERS AND HAND-HELD CAMCORDERS ARE TOOLS AVAIL ABLE IN MOST SCHOOLS. IF A PERSONAL COMPUTER CONTROLS VIDEOTAPE ACCESS, A SYSTEM SIMILAR TO AN INTERACTIVE VIDEODISK PRESENTATION WILL RE- SULT, ALBEIT SLOWER IN ITSACCESS TO PORTIONS OF THE PRES- ENTATION. THE TRADEOFF IS A MUCH LESS COSTLY SYSTEM SINCE HARDWARE COMPONENTS ARE READILY AVAILABLE AND COURSEWARE MAY BE EASILY MODIFIED. AS A RESULT, CUSTOMIZED VIDEOTAPE INSTRUCTION AND TESTIN MAY BE PRODUCED AT THE LOCAL LEVEL IF APPROPRIATE INTERFACING HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE IS DEVELOP THIS PROPOSAL DESCRIBES THE PROCESS OF DEVELOPING THIS HARD WARE AND SOFTWARE FOR INDIVIDUALIZED INSTRUCTION AND TEST- ING USING A TAPED VIDEO FORMAT IN CONJUCTION WITH A PERSON- AL COMPUTER (WHICH ACTS AS THE CONTROLLER). THE HARDWARE IS USED NOT ONLY FOR OUTPUT BUT ALSO FOR EDITING AND COMPIL ING THE INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL.

Principal Investigator:

William f. duffy
PRESIDENT
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Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Duffy Engineering
7 Nashawena Road Mashpee, MA 02649

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No