Multimedia and Kids¿Be Tobacco-Free to Reduce Cancer Risk

Award Information
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 22035
Amount: $50,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1993
Solitcitation Year: N/A
Solitcitation Topic Code: N/A
Solitcitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Software Systems Specialists,
1173 Corporate Lake Drive, St. Louis, MO, 63132
Duns: N/A
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Patricia A. Suess
 (314) 994-7513
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
We will develop a computer-based training system for fourth through sixth graders which presents factual information in an engaging and enjoyable manner. The system will incorporate advanced computing technologies, interactive multimedia, hypertext, and simulation to maximize learning in a flexible computing environment. Specific objectives include developing a prototype and evaluating its effectiveness in a controlled educational setting. The research results will lead to a better understanding of techniques for applying computer-aided instruction to the presentation of cancer risk reduction information to children. The results should also apply to other age groups and instructional domains.

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