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Research on Adult Learning, Computer Supported Collaborative Work, Coopeative Learning, Problem Based Learning, and Innovation Affecting Its Development and Use

Contributing Authors

Victor Carr, EdD.
National Library of Medicine
carr@nlm.nih.gov

Craig Locatis, PhD.
National Library of Medicine
locatis@nlm.nih.gov

John C. Reid, PhD.
University of Missouri-Columbia
ReidJ@health.missouri.edu

Eldon Ullmer, PhD. (Editor)
National Library of Medicine
ullmer@nlm.nih.gov

Michael Weisberg, EdD.
National Library of Medicine (Retired)

July 2004

Table of Contents
Abstract: This resource, a cooperative work by five authors, provides basic information on five selected topics related to creating and implementing online educational programs. The topics are Adult Learning, Cooperative Work, Cooperative Learning, Problem-based Learning in the Health Sciences and Technology Adoption and Diffusion.

Keywords: Adult Learning, Collaborative Work, Cooperative Work, Collaborative Learning, Cooperative Learning, Problem-based Learning, PBL, Technology Adoption, Diffusion of Innovations, Online Learning, Distributed Learning, Medical Education

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