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 Resource Type: Report
 Decade: 1980-1989
 Collection: Office of Technology Assessment
How technology affects teaching

How technology affects teaching

Date: October 1987
Creator: Wiske, Martha S. & Zodhiates, Philip
Description: This report discusses a study that provides an opportunity for teachers to speak to policy makers about their experiences with educational technology.
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Influences on development and innovation in educational technology

Influences on development and innovation in educational technology

Date: December 14, 1987
Creator: Brown, Dean; Kahn, Ted M. & Zauderer, Marvin M.
Description: This report provides a look at the history of educational technology, including both successful and unsuccessful government and private enterprise projects during the past three decades. The report examines trends in technological factors and new technologies that will influence development of innovative educational hardware and software during the next five years.
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Innovative use of information technology in facilitating public access to agency decisionmaking: an assessment of the experience in state and local governments: final report

Innovative use of information technology in facilitating public access to agency decisionmaking: an assessment of the experience in state and local governments: final report

Date: March 1985
Creator: Kraeme, Kenneth L.
Description: This report contains four sections. First part discusses methods and data collection, part two presents the framework, part three presents the findings from the brief sample survey of state and local agencies they conducted, as well as data from case studies dealing with use of information technology in providing public access to local government data. Part five evaluates the consistency of these findings and comment of their relevance for federal government considerations.
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Mapping our genes: federal genome projects: How vast? How fast?: contractor reports, volume 1

Mapping our genes: federal genome projects: How vast? How fast?: contractor reports, volume 1

Date: February 1988
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Description: This report discusses the research and technology efforts aimed at mapping and sequencing large portions or entire genomes. It includes the implication of technologies, social and ethical issues, applications in research biology and medicine etc.
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Evaluation of a 24 hour care system for persons with Alzheimer's and related disorders

Evaluation of a 24 hour care system for persons with Alzheimer's and related disorders

Date: March 1986
Creator: Sands, Dan & Belman, Judy
Description: This report discusses the care for the persons with Alzheimer's disease in state hospitals hospitals, and nursing homes.
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China's evolving computer industry: the role of foreign technology transfers

China's evolving computer industry: the role of foreign technology transfers

Date: June 25, 1986
Creator: Simon, Denis F.
Description: This report provides a series of assessments regarding China's strategy and objectives for computer development. It examines the specific role played by acquisition of foreign computers and related know-how by PRC.
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Services in the U.S. balance of payments 1982-1984: documentation of OTA estimates

Services in the U.S. balance of payments 1982-1984: documentation of OTA estimates

Date: July 1986
Creator: Industry, Technology and Employment Program, Office of Technology Assessment, United States. Congress.
Description: This report documents the procedures and assumptions used to prepare the OTA's estimates of the impacts of services trade on the Nation's balance of payments as published in the OTA Special Report Trade in Services: Export and Foreign Revenues.
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Experiences of the Atlanta area ADRDA in the development and management of the community services program

Experiences of the Atlanta area ADRDA in the development and management of the community services program

Date: April 1986
Creator: French, Carolyn W.
Description: This report describes the experiences of the Atlanta Area ADRDA Chapter over a two year period in the development, establishment, and direction of Community Services Program for persons with Alzheimer's diseases and related disorders.
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Institutional approaches to the care of individuals with dementia: report of a national facility survey and the Hebrew Home for the Aged at Riverdale, as a case study: prepared under contract for the (U.S.) Congressional Office of Technology Assessment

Institutional approaches to the care of individuals with dementia: report of a national facility survey and the Hebrew Home for the Aged at Riverdale, as a case study: prepared under contract for the (U.S.) Congressional Office of Technology Assessment

Date: January 1986
Creator: Weiner, Audrey S.
Description: This report discusses the provision components, compassionate and cost-effective care to individuals with dementing illnesses, and their families.
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The federal regulatory response to the problem of neurotoxicity: a report

The federal regulatory response to the problem of neurotoxicity: a report

Date: December 1988
Creator: Courteau, Jacqueline B. & Young, John S.
Description: This report discusses federal laws applicable to the regulation of potentially neuron-toxic substances that can be divided into three basic categories.
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Mapping our genes: federal genome projects: How vast? How fast?: transcript of workshop, "Issues of Collaboration for Human Genome Projects

Mapping our genes: federal genome projects: How vast? How fast?: transcript of workshop, "Issues of Collaboration for Human Genome Projects

Date: June 26, 1987
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Description: This report discusses the research and technology efforts aimed at mapping and sequencing large portions or entire genomes. It includes the implication of technologies, social and ethical issues, applications in research biology and medicine etc.
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Mapping our genes: federal genome projects: How vast? How fast?: contractor reports, volume 2

Mapping our genes: federal genome projects: How vast? How fast?: contractor reports, volume 2

Date: February 1988
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Description: This report discusses the research and technology efforts aimed at mapping and sequencing large portions or entire genomes. It includes the implication of technologies, social and ethical issues, applications in research biology and medicine etc.
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Technology, public policy, and the changing structure of American agriculture, Volume II, Part C

Technology, public policy, and the changing structure of American agriculture, Volume II, Part C

Date: May 1986
Creator: Office of Technology Assessment, United States Congress
Description: This report considers the relationships that exist among farmers' credit use, credit policies, and various structural issues in agriculture. Different sections in this report highlight the importance of these relationships, consider the role of technology, review some of the prevailing views on credit policy and structural issues, and consider the implications for additional information.
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Electric power wheeling and dealing: technological considerations for increasing competition: volume II--contractor documents, part B.

Electric power wheeling and dealing: technological considerations for increasing competition: volume II--contractor documents, part B.

Date: March 18, 1988
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Description: This report discusses the temporal and economic factors of electric utilities in United States that make transmission constrains vary with time, and material specific to the individual cases. A particular focus of the investigation was the degree to which the transmission system would limit, or be affected by, the various scenarios.
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Assessing cost-effectiveness of computer-based technology in public elementary and secondary schools

Assessing cost-effectiveness of computer-based technology in public elementary and secondary schools

Date: January 8, 1987
Creator: Stern ,David & Cox, Guy
Description: This report begins with an explanation of why cost effectiveness studies are important, it continues with the basic economic paradigm for assessing cost-effectiveness.
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Working paper: marine ecological consequences of waste disposal

Working paper: marine ecological consequences of waste disposal

Date: April 27, 1987
Creator: Sundt, Nicholas
Description: This report summarizes the observed effect on marine resources of waste disposal activities. It first briefly describes the nationwide impacts of pollutants on water quality, sediment quality, and marine organisms.
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Child maltreatment in the United States: etiology, impact, and prevention

Child maltreatment in the United States: etiology, impact, and prevention

Date: May 1987
Creator: Dubowitz, Howard
Description: This report starts out with definitions of child abuse and neglect, then it discusses the manifestation, effect and costs of child abuse and neglect, short term and long term.
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A comparative review of information technology management practices in selected state governments

A comparative review of information technology management practices in selected state governments

Date: December 1984
Creator: Kresslein, John C.
Description: This report presents an analysis of information technology management practices in selected state governments.The focus is on approaches of strategic management in central state governments.
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Evaluation of the evidence on the effectiveness of well child care services for children

Evaluation of the evidence on the effectiveness of well child care services for children

Date: July 1988
Creator: Homer, Charles J.
Description: This report discusses the frequency and timing of recommended child visits, and the frequency and timing of recommended screening tests or procedures in well child care.
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Preventive health services for children and youth under Medicaid: early and periodic screening, diagnosis, and treatment

Preventive health services for children and youth under Medicaid: early and periodic screening, diagnosis, and treatment

Date: January 1987
Creator: Preston, Bonnie J.
Description: This report discusses the early and periodic screening, diagnosis, and treatment (EPSDT) program which is a Medicaid program of preventive and comprehensive services that States must make available to children and youth eligible for Medicaid.
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Federal government provision of public information: issues related to public access, technology, and laws/regulations: for Government Information Technology Project, Communications and Information Technology Program,

Federal government provision of public information: issues related to public access, technology, and laws/regulations: for Government Information Technology Project, Communications and Information Technology Program,

Date: December 28, 1984
Creator: McClure, Charles R.
Description: This report discusses government (public) information, both published and unpublished, which Federal Government either does or does not make public."Public information", is collected and/or developed at Government expenses or as required by public law, and not considered to be classified, personal, or otherwise subject to exemption from the Freedom of Information Act or the Privacy Act.
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A note on the strengths and weaknessess [sic] of using the CPS to estimate children's health insurance coverage

A note on the strengths and weaknessess [sic] of using the CPS to estimate children's health insurance coverage

Date: February 1988
Creator: Swartz, Katherine
Description: This report discusses the strengths and weaknesses of the Current Population Survey (CPS) relative to the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), the National Medical Care Expenditure Survey (NMCE), for the purpose of estimating the numbers of children with different types of health insurance.
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Educational technology: information networks, markets, and innovation

Educational technology: information networks, markets, and innovation

Date: September 1987
Creator: Priest, W. C.
Description: This report aims to provide an insight about reasons why educational markets are under-producing educational software, and what thoughtful, practical remedies can be employed to bring the production of educational software up to the socially desirable level.
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Neurotoxic pesticides and the farmworker: a report

Neurotoxic pesticides and the farmworker: a report

Date: December 11, 1988
Creator: Widess, Ellen
Description: This report discusses the effect of agriculture pesticides on neurological harm, cancer, reproductive damage and other serious adverse health effects.
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