The American War Featuring Valley Sim

Award Information
Agency: Department of Education
Branch: N/A
Contract: edies12c0034
Agency Tracking Number: edies12c0034
Amount: $149,780.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2012
Solicitation Year: 2012
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
229 East Michigan Avenue, Suite 330, Kalamazoo, MI, 49007-
DUNS: 965533743
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Christian Spielvogel
 chris.fliplearning@gmail.com
Business Contact
 Christian Spielvogel
Email: chris.fliplearning@gmail.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
This project team is developing a prototype of The American War: Featuring Valley Sim, an e-textbook for college students that will integrate thematic content and role-playing, games, and simulations. The product will allow students to recreate and critique arguments and events during the civil war from the perspective of those who were alive during that period. The games will supplement classroom learning and support student outcomes in history. Pilot research in Phase I will seek to demonstrate that the software prototype functions as planned, the product can be used within the classroom, and students are engaged by the prototype.

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