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Process, Prescience, and Pragmatism: The Office of Technology Assessment

Description: This report discusses the history and function of the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) as it stood in November 1989, focusing on the benefit of the OTA's function as a practical analysis tool concerning technological issues.
Date: November 2, 1989
Creator: Carson, Nancy
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Evaluating distance learning technology

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.
Date: May 1989
Creator: Clark, Richard E.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Payments to physicians in the Permanente Medical Group

Description: This report describes the function of The Permanente Medical Group (TPMG) to provide medical care to Health Plan members within the Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and their associated medical offices.
Date: August 1985
Creator: Collen, Morris F.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The epidemiology of dementing disorders

Description: This report discusses causes of the dementia, precipitating or aggravating factors, present and projected needs for people and programs to provide services to victims and their families, groups at high risk for these disorders, frequency of unrecognized or inadequately treated cases, and the costs of the disorders, public and private, economic and non-economic.
Date: January 1986
Creator: Cross, Peter S. & Gurland, Barry J.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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

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.
Date: July 1989
Creator: Dede, Christopher
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The context for exploring workplace monitoring

Description: This report describes the history of monitoring work and the legal framework which applies to employee privacy rights and associate4d issues of worker protection.
Date: September 26, 1986
Creator: Deutsch, Steven
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Psychophysiological monitoring: possibilities and prospects

Description: This report describes the present, near, and long term the evolving capabilities for monitoring and interpreting psychophysiological signals and in particular the Event Related Brain Potential (ERP) with particular emphasis on such ERP components as the P300.
Date: September 1987
Creator: Donchin, Emanuel
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The effectiveness of educational programs to help prevent school-age youth from contracting HIV: a review of relevant research

Description: This report reviews the research on AIDS and sex education programs. It examines the more significant studies that have evaluated the actual impact of those programs upon various outcomes, including knowledge, attitudes, skills and sexual behaviors.
Date: March 1988
Creator: Douglas, Kirby
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Senior Respite Care Program

Description: This report discusses a community survey of 112 caregivers, may of them Alzheimer's Disease families, that had indicated that their primary need was the ability to get away from their caregiving responsibilities for "a few hours now and then."
Date: April 1986
Creator: Dunn, Louise
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Philosophical issues concerning the rights of patients suffering serious permanent dementia

Description: This report discusses the rights of seriously and permanently demented people. Do they have the same right to autonomy, to the beneficence of their custodians, to dignity, and to a minimum level of resources as sick people of normal mental competence have? The emphasis is on extended analysis of various philosophical issues.
Date: 1986
Creator: Dworkin, Ronald
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department