Diversity in technology education
Rider, Betty L.
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How Technology Diffuses through Construction User Culture: An Innovation Design to Improve Safety Technology Adoption Hung, Yu-Hsiu (Virginia Tech, 2010-12-03)Usability has long been considered an important component of an innovation (Norman, 2002), evidenced by the fact that usability research has dominated innovation design efforts for a number of years. However, recent research ...
Critical Technologies: The United States Department of Defense Efforts to Shape Technology Development After the Cold War - A Discourse and Network Analysis McDonald Jr., James Franklin (Virginia Tech, 2014-03-13)Each year the Department of Defense spends over $10 billion on its science and technology development efforts. While deemed an investment by proponents (and beneficiaries) technology development programs are particularly ...
Technology Options for Sustainable Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa Scientific papers presented at the OAU/STRC - SAFGRAD Regional Workshop on Technology Options and Transfer Systems for Sustainable Agricultural Production in Sub-Saharan Africa, Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, 26-29 April 1995 Bezuneh, T. (ed.); Emechebe, A. M. (ed.); Sedgo, J. (ed.); Ouedraogo, M. (ed.)The paper proposes a theory of technology development for semi-arid regions. It then evaluates the theory by reviewing the characteristics of technologies successfully introduced into the regions. Modeling is then used to ...