Using Cd-Rom for Injury Prevention Education

Award Information
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Branch: N/A
Contract: 1 R43 CE00053-01A1,
Agency Tracking Number: 29690
Amount: $100,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1995
Solitcitation Year: N/A
Solitcitation Topic Code: N/A
Solitcitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Healthmark Associates
1870 Wyoming Avenue NW, # 102, Washington, DC, 20009
Duns: N/A
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Susan Brink
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Business Contact
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Research Institution
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Abstract
We will develop and evaluate an injury prevention curriculum that employs interactive multimedia teavailable through CD-ROM. The curriculum will provide the early elementary school child (Grades 1-3)venues and problems to be solved. We will use point of view and full motion video, multiple decisionscenarios to develop a replayable adventure game that emphasizes injury prevention and is suitable fgroup. A Children's Advisory Panel will assist in determining recognizable venues and characters forwill identify content (injuries, hazards and venues), develop the concept and approach, script the pprototype curriculum module on CD-ROM that focuses on pedestrian and bicycle behaviors. The educatiofeasibility of testing a multimedia curriculum package in schools will be determined as the module wquasi-experimental design in after-school programs with early elementary aged children.

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