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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until June, 2020.

  1. DEVELOPMENT OF THE ARMY HAND-HELD TUTOR TECHNOLOGY FOR THE CIVILIAN ADULT POPULATION IN ADULT LITERACY AND BASIC SKILLSAPPLICATIONS.

    SBC: Advanced Technologies/Laboratories Intl            Topic: N/A

    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 ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  2. Development of Spatial Skills: Linking Software and Physical

    SBC: ChainWave Systems, Inc            Topic: N/A

    This research will explore the use of a virtual polyhedron modeling environment which creates nets, or patterns, for a polyhedron created on the screen, in the teaching of geometry and spatial skills. When the net is printed, cut, folded, and glued together, a 3-dimensional model of the original polyhedron is created. We propose to examine the use of this tool in an instructional setting, to dete ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  3. Conversion of Score (tm) Files to Music Braille

    SBC: Dancing Dots Braille Music Technology LP            Topic: N/A

    Dancing Dots GOODFEEL Braille Music Translator already transcribes MIDI and Lime Notation files into standard music braille. GOODFEEL's design permits addition of a module to read Score (tm) files. Problem Definition -- Commercial publishers lave growing archives of Score files used to produce print editions. There is no automated way to interpret these Score files to produce equivalent braille ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  4. INDIVIDUALIZED INTERACTIVE VIDEO

    SBC: Duffy Engineering            Topic: N/A

    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 COMPUTE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  5. Computer-Assisted Software Atlas of World History

    SBC: For Example, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Interactive map animation software on CD-ROM for multimedia computers will enable students to observe nation, language, and religion boundaries on a map background. Students will be able to select a global perspective or zoom-in for a regional view. During animation they will see nations changing, watch empires growing, observe peoples migrating, and witness languages or religions spreading. Us ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  6. Partnerships for Community Resources to Support the Learning

    SBC: HEALTH AND EDUCATION            Topic: N/A

    National school reform efforts are grounded in the development of close partnerships among families, communities and schools. Several initiatives have demonstrated that such partnerships can help provide community resources that support the educational achievement of at-risk students. However, many parents and teachers lack an understanding of the potential of this new movement and have not been ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  7. EDUCATING INFORMED CONSUMERS: A NATIONAL SURVEY OF FAMILIESKNOWLEDGE CONCERNING RESPITE SERVICES

    SBC: Human Services Res Inst            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROJECT IS BASED ON THE PREMISE THAT PRIMARY CARE- GIVERS SHOULD PLAY A MAJOR ROLE IN DESIGNING, MANAGING, AND MONITORING SERVICES WHICH SUPPORT CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIESAND THEIR FAMILIES. RESPITE SERVICES OFFERS BUT ONE FORUM FROM WHICH THEY CAN EXERCISE THESE ROLES. THROUGH THE USE OF AN ADVISORY BOARD, MADE UP LARGELY OF PRIMARY CARE GIVERSAND A NATIONAL SURVEY THIS PROJECT SEEKS TO DETE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  8. Development of a Highly Realistic, Fine-Grained, Low-Cost

    SBC: Knowledge Matters, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Today's extremely powerful, low-cost computer systems offer tremendous potential as learning tools. However, development of high quality educational software, particularly simulations, lags behind. This research will explore the issues in creating highly realistic, very detailed simulations directly targeted for educational purposes. The domain simulated will be a small retail business. This do ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  9. Web Places: Project-Based Activities for At-Risk Youth

    SBC: Mei Technology Company            Topic: N/A

    This proposal describes an effort to improve the education of at-risk youth through web-publishable, project-based activities. These activities might include electronic journalism on community issues, natural science projects, or digital art Galleries. Activities such as these are particularly appropriate for at-risk youth through their power to integrate school and home or street life, to give ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
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