Formulation of the notion of Learning Technology has undergone some changes, in line with the history and development of learning technology itself. In contrast to these local initiatives, some regions and cities have taken the much wider view of trying to create wealth from science and technology by re-branding their location and putting in place policies and development strategies in response to the technological revolution, the global economy and the importance of information in the economy.
Project Socrates concluded that technology exploitation is the foundation of all competitive advantage and that declining US competitiveness was from decision-making in the private and public sectors switching from technology exploitation (technology-based planning) to money exploitation (economic-based planning) at the end of World War II.
Rather, what determines if a technology de-humanizes or de-personalizes or objectifies nursing care is not technology in and of itself, but principally how technologies operate in the context of people; which are the significances that are attributed to it; how an individual or a cultural group defines what is human; and what the potential is for the technique to emphasize rational order or efficiency.
Instructional Technology is a systematic way of designing, developing, and evaluating the total process of learning and teaching in terms of specific goals and objectives, based on research in human learning and communication, and employing a combination of human and non-human resources.
WHO has developed a reference document to provide an introduction to the concept and programme of health technology assessment (HTA) around the world and to highlight the contribution that HTA can make to informed policy and decision-making, particularly in developing and emerging countries.