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OTA Senior Management Retreat

Description: This document describes the activities at the OTA Senior Management Retreat in Rockwood Manor, Maryland, which was held from November 16-17, 1992.
Date: November 17, 1992
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

OTA Senior Management Retreat, 1986

Description: Materials from an OTA Senior Management Retreat including memoranda, summaries, and discussion points for previous or upcoming studies and programs. The retreat was held from November 12-14, 1986.
Date: November 10, 1986
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

A Systematic Approach to Corporate Planning

Description: The fundamental purpose of this dissertation is to determine the extent to which many of the corporations within the United States are implementing formalized planning processes. The conditions surrounding the corporation have caused the movement toward a more systematic approach to corporate planning since there appears to be no better substitute for a formalized planning process to help assure the survival and growth of the firm.
Date: May 1969
Creator: Johanson, Richard (Richard Claude)
Partner: UNT Libraries

Effects of Bring Your Own Device Initiatives Related to Instructional Planning and Classroom Environment in Two Texas High Schools

Description: This study was an examination of 20 North Texas high school teachers' perceptions about the effects of bring your own device (BYOD) initiatives on instructional planning and classroom environment. The BYOD initiative at two high school campuses was studied through a qualitative approach, i.e. a collective case study. Data were collected through interviews, classroom observations, and reviews of participants' lesson planning documents. The findings indicated teachers had to plan for inequitable technology access, technology support, effective classroom management, and relevant content to support student learning effectively. Teachers participated in professional development focused on planning for student devices, effective use of instructional technology, and classroom management during this type of instruction. Results revealed that, during instruction that included students' devices, teachers believed student engagement and content retention were greater. Observation data also indicated that students were more engaged in the instruction. The interviews and classroom observations indicated that students assumed a more active role in their learning during these lessons, and teachers facilitated and provided more support as needed. Effective planning and classroom management were identified as key components in the success of this type of initiative. Overall, the study supports the necessity for relevant professional development for teachers and campus administrators to ensure the success of BYOD initiatives. Similarly, these two groups should work together to develop the campus framework to support BYOD technology in the classroom.
Date: May 2017
Creator: Miller, Shawn J
Partner: UNT Libraries


Description: A concpept for an advanced enineering test reactor is described. Thpe results of various investigations with regard to alternative design possibilitipes are presented. Retailed information is given rearding the nuclear and enineering calculations. (W.D.M.)
Date: March 15, 1958
Creator: Leyse, C.F.; Bertelson, P.C.; Chmielewski, W.S.; Delicate, W.S.; Francis, T.L.; Kornfeld, M.J. et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: A system of symbols and identifications for processinstrumentation equipment to promote a uniformity of practice is presented. The system is for the following uses: designation and identification of instruments on flow pInns; recording specifinations, listings, requisitions, and purchase orders; indication of items on piping diagrams and other construction drawings; identification tagging of equipment; and description in technical and trade literature. (J.S.R.)
Date: February 21, 1958
Creator: Adams, R.K.; Davis, D.G. & Hyland, R.F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department