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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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Beneath the bottom line: agricultural approaches to reduce agrichemical contamination of groundwater, part B management

Beneath the bottom line: agricultural approaches to reduce agrichemical contamination of groundwater, part B management

Date: December 1990
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Description: This report discusses the assessment of agrichemicals in ground water in the United States in the late 1970's. A series of recommendations are offered in this report to help solve the problems.
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Beneath the bottom line: agricultural approaches to reduce agrichemical contamination of groundwater

Beneath the bottom line: agricultural approaches to reduce agrichemical contamination of groundwater

Date: December 1990
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Description: This report discusses the agricultural practices that are contributing to the contamination of groundwater, how to develop alternative practices, it outlines major components of the water quality issues, and describes the integrating and coordinating activities of the respective federal agencies.
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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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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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