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Author: Deborah D. Stine
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: primer, policymaking, technology, science
Number of Pages: 42
Published: 2009-12
ISBN-10: 1437920020
ISBN-13: 9781437920024

Contents: Overview of U.S. Science and Technology Policy; What are Some Perspectives on Science and Technology Policy?; Who Makes Decisions Regarding Science and Technology Policy in Congress?; Who Makes Decisions Regarding Science and Technology Policy in the Executive Branch?; Who Makes Decisions in the Judicial Branch Regarding Science and Technology Policy?; What Organizations Provide Science and Technology Advice to Policymakers?; What Are the Opportunities and Challenges of the Current Science and Technology Policy Decisionmaking Process?. Charts and tables.

Author: Gerald Malitz
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: technology, agencies, institutions, education, implementing, fingertips, guide, solutions
Number of Pages: 113
Published: 1998-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788177621
ISBN-13: 9780788177620

Designed to make it easier for people in education settings to make important decisions regarding the right technology solution for their organizations. Identifies the steps you should take to identify your technology needs, consider your options, acquire the technology, & implement a technology solution that will serve you today & in the future. It will not tell you the specific equipment & software to buy. Rather it will arm you with a list of specific issues to address during the process so that you can ensure the technology you choose will reflect your organization's needs & the context in

Author: Office of Technology Assessment DIANE Publishing C
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: connection, making, technology, teachers
Number of Pages: 302
Published: 1994-03-01
ISBN-10: 0788125036
ISBN-13: 9780788125034

Shows that helping schools to make the connection between teachers & technology may be one of the most important steps to making the most of past, present, & future investments in educational technology & in our children's future. Addresses issues, such as: potential of technology in education; federal support; use of technology to enhance instruction; assisting teachers with the daily tasks of teaching; what technologies do schools own & how are they used; technology-related training programs; & other related issues. Tables & figures.

Author: James J. Haggerty
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: spinoff, nasa
Number of Pages: 137
Published: 1996-12-01
ISBN-10: 0788139819
ISBN-13: 9780788139819

Summarizes NASA's current mainline programs whose objectives require development of new technology. Includes a representative sampling of spinoff products & processes that resulted from secondary application of NASA technology, in health & medicine, transportation, public safety, consumer/home/recreation, environment & resources management, computer technology, & manufacturing technology. Describes the various mechanisms NASA employs to stimulate technology transfer. Contains contact sources for further info. about the Technology Transfer Program.

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: manufacturing, competing, things, making
Number of Pages: 248
Published: 1993-05
ISBN-10: 1568063768
ISBN-13: 9781568063768

Considers ways to promote the restoration of American leadership in manufacturing technology, which is now considered a national security issue. Includes strategies to improve U.S. manufacturing technology, financing long-term investments, human resources, links between firms and industries, technology transfer and diffusion, and public policy and technology. Graphs.

Author: Arpa
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: reinvestment, transition, assistance, conversion, technology, information, package, defense, program
Number of Pages: 132
Published: 1993-01
ISBN-10: 0788103601
ISBN-13: 9780788103605

Addresses defense industry & technology base activities under eight separate statutory authority programs & sets forth planned selection criteria by which proposals received under a future solicitation will be evaluated. Covers: technology reinvestment activities (technology development, technology deployment, & manufacturing education & training), & eligibility & statutory programs. Also, planning for submission of proposals.

Author: Hans Harbers
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: technology, production, society, normativity, agency, politics, inside
Number of Pages: 313
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 9053567569
ISBN-13: 9789053567562

Though the old saying claims that man is the measure of all things, the authors of Inside the Politics of Technology argue that the distinction implied between autonomous humans and neutral instruments of technology is an illusion. On the contrary, the technologies humans create simultaneously shape humans themselves. By means of case studies of technologies as diverse as video cameras, electric cars, pregnancy tests, and genetic screenings, this volume considers the implications of this "co-production" of technology and society for our philosophical and political ideas. Are only humans endowe
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