A MICROCOMPUTER EXPERT SYSTEM FOR INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES DEVELOPMENT

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Education
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$30,000.00
Award Year:
1987
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
6932
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Knowledge Software
430 E 65th St, Kansas City, MO, 64131
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
MS CONNIE SWARTZ
PRESIDENT
() -
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
KNOWLEDGE SOFTWARE PROPOSES TO DETERMINE THE TECHNICAL FEASIBILITY OF USING A MICROCOMPUTER BASED EXPERT SYSTEM TO ASSIST EDUCATORS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES. THIS EFFORT SUPPORTS THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION'S GOAL OF DEVELOPING METHODS TO SIMPLIFY AND IMPROVE COURSEWARE CREATION. WE PROPOSE TO DETERMINE FEASIBILITY BY DEVELOPING A MICROCOMPUTER BASED EXPERT SYSTEM. OUR PLAN IS TO TEST THE LIMITS OF THE CURRENTLY AVAILABLE MICROCOMPUTER BASED EXPERTSYSTEM DEVELOPMENT SOFTWARE BY APPLYING THE TECHNOLOGY TO THE EXPERTISE REQUIRED TO DEVELOP INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES. OUR GOAL IS TO DEVELOP AN EXPERT SYSTEM THAT ENABLES EDUCATORS TO DIALOGUE WITH THE SYSTEM TO DEVELOP AND ORDER INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES. THE WORK PROPOSED HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES DEVELOPMENT IS CENTRAL TO FUTURE R & D EFFORTS TO CREATE A COMPLETE COURSEWARE DESIGN EXPERT SYSTEM. THE KNOWLEDGE SOFTWARE STAFF HAS 18 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN ALL PHASES OF COURSEWARE DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT. KNOWLEDGE SOFTWARE IS CURRENTLY DEVELOPING THE IN-HOUSE CAPABILITY TO DESIGN AND DEVELOP EXPERT SYSTEMS.

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