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Interactive Multimedia Program for Teaching

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
29413
Program Year/Program:
1995 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
29413
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
American Research Corporation of Virginia
1509 Fourth Street P.O. Box 3406 Radford, VA 24143 0340
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1995
Title: Interactive Multimedia Program for Teaching
Agency: HHS
Contract: 1 N43 DK52226-000,
Award Amount: $99,981.00
 

Abstract:

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases has identified the need for mateaching intensive insulin therapy to reduce complications of diabetes. In response to this need, winteractive multimedia program for teaching IIT to adolescents-aged 13 to 17 years old. IM, the inttechnology with computer-simulated human interaction, is the educational medium of choice for learnigames and simulations of real life - strategies which have been shown to be especially successful inchanges in the target-age group. Phase I technical objectives include development of an ITT programprogram with interactive multimedia presentation technology, and formative-evaluation of the systemusuability and short term effects, such as knowledge and attitudinal changes. The efficacy of an exof behavioral changes, quality of life, and maintenance of euglycemia will be addressed in Phase II.National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

Principal Investigator:

Barbara Southard
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Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

American Research Corp. Of VA
Box 3406, 1509 4th Street Radford, VA 24141

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