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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Description: This report discusses government (public) information, both published and unpublished, which Federal Government either does or does not make public."Public information", is collected and/or developed at Government expenses or as required by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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Financial assistance, education debt and starting salaries of science and engineering graduates: evidence from the 1985 survey of recent college graduates

Financial assistance, education debt and starting salaries of science and engineering graduates: evidence from the 1985 survey of recent college graduates

Date: November 10, 1987
Creator: Science, Education and Transportation Division
Description: This report provides statistics on financial aid debt, type of financial aid, salary and percent of financial aid for the Science/Engineering students.
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An analysis of the scope and quality of the current supply of educational software, and of the available sources of information on educational software

An analysis of the scope and quality of the current supply of educational software, and of the available sources of information on educational software

Date: September 30, 1987
Creator: Bialo, Ellen R. & Sivin, Jay P.
Description: This report presents an analysis of the scope and quality of the current supply of educational software, as well as analysis of the information sources available to educational software acquisition.
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Mechanisms for facilitating a vital and dynamic education system: fundamental roles for education science and technology

Mechanisms for facilitating a vital and dynamic education system: fundamental roles for education science and technology

Date: October 31, 1987
Creator: Pea, Roy D. & Soloway, Elliot
Description: This report aims to synthesize discussions, correspondences and readings in terms of a novel framework that characterizes advances in the field of educational science and technology.
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Alternative approaches to developing a cadre of "teacher technologists"

Alternative approaches to developing a cadre of "teacher technologists"

Date: March 1988
Creator: Strange, J.H.
Description: This report discusses the use of technology in education of students K-12 and university.
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Support for educational technology R & D: the federal role

Support for educational technology R & D: the federal role

Date: September 30, 1987
Creator: Blaschke, Charles; Hunter, Beverly & Zucker, Andrew
Description: This report examines the history of the United States Federal Government support for education technology research and development. The report identifies funding level for several civilian and military Federal agencies over time period, nature of programs and projects supported, six case studies of illustrative R&D program, and factors policy recommendations.
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Study of international clearing and settlement: Volume VI

Study of international clearing and settlement: Volume VI

Date: August 1, 1989
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Description: This report is a part of collection of expert papers on clearing and settlement. These paper are a part of Study of International Clearing and Settlement.
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Technologies underlying weapons of mass destruction

Technologies underlying weapons of mass destruction

Date: 1993
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
Description: This report discusses the level of technology required to produce weapons of mass destruction, the material required, and the export controls.
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Epidemiology and etiology of Parkinson's disease

Epidemiology and etiology of Parkinson's disease

Date: December 15, 1988
Creator: Rajput, A.H.
Description: This report provides introduction of Dr. James Parkinson, diagnosis of Parkinson's syndromes, the age of onset of the disease, racial origin and incidence rate of Parkinson's, as well as survival after the onset of Parkinson's.
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Distance learning case studies

Distance learning case studies

Date: June 1989
Creator: Barker, Bruce O.
Description: This report discuses distance learning projects, and ways telecommunications technologies such as satellites, cable television, fiber optics, slow scan TV, instructional television fixed services, and microcomputer networking have opened up opportunities for school districts to coordinate schedules and to share resources.
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Technologies for learning at a distance: looking to the future changing educational relationships

Technologies for learning at a distance: looking to the future changing educational relationships

Date: 1990
Creator: Patten, Larry G.
Description: This report discusses the ways to utilize technological advertisements in distance learning. It discusses the impact of technological changes in the educational environment.
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Distance education and the transformation of schooling

Distance education and the transformation of schooling

Date: May 1989
Creator: Ohler, Jason
Description: This report discusses the benefits and challenges of distance education. It address the question how distance learning can change our approach to learning and how it can change us.
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An ethical analysis of withdrawal from life-sustaining technologies and assisted death: a report for the Office of Technology Assessment

An ethical analysis of withdrawal from life-sustaining technologies and assisted death: a report for the Office of Technology Assessment

Date: October 4, 1985
Creator: Childress, James F.
Description: This report is designated to offer an ethical analysis of decisions to withhold and to withdrew life-sustaining technologies form patients in accord with their wishes and interests.
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The evolution of distance learning: technology-mediated interactive learning: a report for the study, "Technologies for learning at a distance", Science, Education, and Transportation Program

The evolution of distance learning: technology-mediated interactive learning: a report for the study, "Technologies for learning at a distance", Science, Education, and Transportation Program

Date: July 1989
Creator: Dede, Christopher
Description: This report has two primary goals. One objective is to provide provocative ideas on how emerging forces external to education may shape the future of distance learning. The second purpose is to depict a potential new field, technology-mediated interactive learning, that may result from synthesis of distance learning, cooperative learning, and computer-supported cooperative work.
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A study of distance education policies in state education agencies

A study of distance education policies in state education agencies

Date: February 24, 1989
Creator: Holznage, Donald C. & Olson, Thomas
Description: This report provides a definition of distance learning and an overview of selected policies, operative policies and existing polices. The report discusses the policy changes and opportunities, as well as the implications for Federal Policy.
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Evaluating distance learning technology

Evaluating distance learning technology

Date: May 1989
Creator: Clark, Richard E.
Description: This report discusses the history of distance learning technology, the number of new and complex technological devices that could be applied to distance learning.
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Composting technologies, costs, programs, and markets

Composting technologies, costs, programs, and markets

Date: January 1989
Creator: CAL Recovery Systems, Inc.
Description: This report provides an overview of the technology of composting which involves three major steps: 1) the preparation of the raw material, 2) the compost process itself, and 3) the grading of the final product.
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The immunological aspects of neural grafting

The immunological aspects of neural grafting

Date: October 10, 1989
Creator: Hickey, William F.
Description: This report starts out with an overview of the immune system, describes the central nervous system (CNS), and future consideration.
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Legal and regulatory issues for neural grafts

Legal and regulatory issues for neural grafts

Date: October 1989
Creator: Andrews, Lori B.
Description: This report discusses the use of neural grafts from fetuses that is showing some success for the treatment of disorders such as Parkinson's disease.
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The role of private business in distance learning: the educational partnership

The role of private business in distance learning: the educational partnership

Date: June 1989
Creator: Otterman, Lloyd O. & Pease, Pamela S.
Description: This report explicates private corporation's role in developing and executing educational partnerships to serve elementary and secondary schools. It discusses the impact of these partnerships on distance learning. as well as the cooperative role of private enterprise in serving the public authority by addressing the educational needs as the local, regional, state and national levels.
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The effects of distance learning: a summary of the literature: paper for the Congress of the United States, Office of Technology Assessment

The effects of distance learning: a summary of the literature: paper for the Congress of the United States, Office of Technology Assessment

Date: May 1989
Creator: Moore, Michael G.
Description: This report offers a brief review of the general characteristics of distance education, and reports the research of the 1980s on the main issues in teaching, learning, educational planning. organization and policy making with regard to use of communications technology in contemporary distance education.
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