Interactive Multimedia Program for Teaching

Award Information
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Branch: N/A
Contract: 1 N43 DK52226-000,
Agency Tracking Number: 29413
Amount: $99,981.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1995
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Box 3406, 1509 4th Street, Radford, VA, 24141
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Barbara Southard
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Business Contact
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Research Institution
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Abstract
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases has identified the need for mateaching intensive insulin therapy to reduce complications of diabetes. In response to this need, winteractive multimedia program for teaching IIT to adolescents-aged 13 to 17 years old. IM, the inttechnology with computer-simulated human interaction, is the educational medium of choice for learnigames and simulations of real life - strategies which have been shown to be especially successful inchanges in the target-age group. Phase I technical objectives include development of an ITT programprogram with interactive multimedia presentation technology, and formative-evaluation of the systemusuability and short term effects, such as knowledge and attitudinal changes. The efficacy of an exof behavioral changes, quality of life, and maintenance of euglycemia will be addressed in Phase II.National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

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