Dynamic E-Learning to Improve Postsecondary Transition Outcomes for Secondary Students with High Functioning Autism

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Education
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$149,992.00
Award Year:
2013
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
EDIES13C0026
Agency Tracking Number:
EDIES13C0026
Solicitation Year:
2013
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
3-C Institute for Social Development
1901 N. Harrison Ave Suite 200, Cary, NC, 27513-
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
Y
Duns:
046981549
Principal Investigator:
Business Contact:
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
This project team will develop a web-based product to engage 11th and 12th grade high school students with HF-ASD in a self-paced online interactive course to learn about the transition to college, learn specific resilience strategies for coping with the transition to college, and to practice applying those strategies via participation in interactive simulated exercises. The exercises will include game-based animated scenes, role plays, and visualization tools. The software will provide individualized instruction that adjusts to the skill level of the user, personalized feedback on performance, and hints and cues for students who are struggling. A teacher management dashboard will provide professional development resources and reports on student performance.

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