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 Decade: 1980-1989
 Collection: Office of Technology Assessment
The Role of technology in the education, training, and retraining of adult workers: a report

The Role of technology in the education, training, and retraining of adult workers: a report

Date: October 5, 1984
Creator: Office of Technology Assessment, United States Congress
Description: This report shows how new technological tools or devices are being used in adult education and training it examines the evidence of their effectiveness and costs and it suggests prospects for the future use of technologies.
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Issues in capitation: risk of financial ruin for providers and ways to control this risk

Issues in capitation: risk of financial ruin for providers and ways to control this risk

Date: October 1985
Creator: Vertrees, James G.; Tolley, Dennis & Manton, Kenneth
Description: The purpose of this report is to explore issues relating to healthcare expenses. To examine the concept of risk for providers in a capitation payment environment and to estimate the effectiveness of various risk limiting techniques.
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Technology, public policy, and the changing structure of American agriculture, Background papers, Volume II

Technology, public policy, and the changing structure of American agriculture, Background papers, Volume II

Date: May 1986
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Description: This report discusses the commodity programs that have been developed over the years with the objective to raise farm outcomes.
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Economic considerations in regulating neurotoxic substances

Economic considerations in regulating neurotoxic substances

Date: April 28, 1989
Creator: Provenzano, George
Description: This report discusses economic consideration in regulating neurotoxic substances which involves balancing the economic benefits of utilizing these substances commercially against their actual or potential risks to human health and the environment.
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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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