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DEVELOPMENT OF THE ARMY HAND-HELD TUTOR TECHNOLOGY FOR THE CIVILIAN ADULT…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Education
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
7676
Program Year/Program:
1988 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
7676
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Advanced Technologies/Laboratories Intl
Advanced Technologies/Lab Intl 20010 Century Blvd, Ste 500 Germantown, MD 20874 0111
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Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: Yes
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1988
Title: DEVELOPMENT OF THE ARMY HAND-HELD TUTOR TECHNOLOGY FOR THE CIVILIAN ADULT POPULATION IN ADULT LITERACY AND BASIC SKILLSAPPLICATIONS.
Agency: ED
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $29,000.00
 

Abstract:

THE PROPOSED WORK PROVIDES AN INTEGRATION OF THE ELECTRONIC DELIVERY TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPED THROUGH THE U.S. ARMY RESEARCHINSTITUTE FOR THE ARMY'S BASIC SKILLS EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM, AND THE NEEDS OF THE CIVILIAN POPULATION IN ADULT LITERACY/ BASIC SKILLS EDUCATION. TESTED CONCEPTS USED IN THE HAND- HELD TUTOR THAT HAVE PROVEN EFFECTIVE IN THE TEACHING OF SPECIALIZED VOCABULARY TO SOLDIERS IN THE ARMY'S BSEP II PROGRAM AND THE DEVICE ITSELF ARE USED AS THE BASIS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A LOW-COST, PORTABLE DELIVERY SYSTEM MATCHED TO THE COMBINED NEEDS OF THE ADULT CIVILIAN POPULATION, THE THE PUBLIC EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM AND THE PRIVATE SECTOR. THE WORK INCLUDES THE IDENTIFICATION OF THE REQUIREMENTS OF SOMECURRENT PROGRAMS WITHIN THE NEW YORK STATE EDUCATION DEPART-MENT, THE SELECTION OF CANDIDATE PROGRAMS WHICH CAN BENEFIT FROM THE INFUSION OF THIS TECHNOLOGY AND THE GENERATION OF DEMONSTRATION COURSEWARE THAT CAN BE DELIVERED ON EXISTING OR MODIFIED TUTOR HARDWARE. EMPHASIS IS PLACED ON PROGRAMS THAT CAN BE EXTRAPOLATED TO A NATIONAL LEVEL. THE WORK ALSOCOVERS THE INVESTIGATION OF THE REDUCTION OF THE MANUFACTUR-ING COST OF THE DELIVERY SYSTEM TO BELOW 200 DOLLARS PER UNIT IN REASONABLE PRODUCTION QUANTITIES.

Principal Investigator:

Kenneth s. fertner
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Business Contact:

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Advanced Technology Labs
1111 Street Road Southampton, PA 18966

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Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No