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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. 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
  2. Job Success- A School-to-Work Transition Initiative

    SBC: Educational Patterns, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The proposed project addresses the design, development, and testing of a prototype job-related social skills program for At-Risk Students - providing these students with the reasoning abilities to be competitive in the world of work. The computer-based role playing scenarios will be modeled after the existing Skills for Job Success Program - a job-related social skills training curriculum (develo ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  3. An American Sign Language Picture Dictionary/Storyboard for

    SBC: Institute For Disabilities Research & Training Inc            Topic: N/A

    This project will create an American Sign Language Picture Dictionary/Storyboard for young children on an IBM-compatible CD-ROM. The majority of sign language programs on the market are developed for school-age children and older. This CD-ROM is targeted for pre-school age children. This program will assist children in associating pictures with the written English word and the American Sign Lang ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Modification to the Network Computer to Enable it to

    SBC: MicroFlip Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The Network Computer is the ¿buzz word¿ today. There is intense competition between major players in the computing world like Microsoft, Intel, Diba, and Panasonic among others. The Network Computer has the potential to integrate all the functions of telephony, viz. Internet, television, radio, e-mail and video telephony into one highly integrated, low cost device. It is "web based" and will ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  7. Broadcast Radio for Individuals Who are Deaf: Gaining

    SBC: Telesonic, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Talk radio reaches large audiences of people and is a significantly less expensive medium than television. Yet radio broadcasts are inaccessible to deaf and certain hearing impaired people. In project BRIDGE, TeleSonic proposes to simultaneously broadcast information via the radio in multiple transmission forms to deliver both audio and visual information. Users of TTYS, for example, will recei ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  8. EXERCISE AND RECREATION EQUIPMENT FOR DISABLED INDIVIDUALS

    SBC: ZIMMERMAN ASSOC., INC.            Topic: N/A

    THIS RESEARCH IS DIRECTED TOWARD THE DEVELOPMENT OF TECH- NOLOGIES AND DEVICES WHICH WILL ALLOW FOR IMPROVEMENTS IN EXERCISE AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES FOR HANDICAPPED AND DISABLED INDIVIDUALS. THE SPECIFIC APPROACH IS TO COMBINE THE THERAPEUTIC VALUE OF EXISTING EXERCISE EQUIPMENT WITH THE RECRECREATIONAL, ENTERTAINMENT AND MOTIVATIONAL ATTRI- BUTES OF COMPUTER VIDEO GAMES. A CONVENTIONAL EXERCI ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  9. 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
  10. 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
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