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Online Education:

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

Craig Locatis, PhD.
National Library of Medicine

John C. Reid, PhD.
University of Missouri-Columbia

Eldon Ullmer, PhD. (Editor)
National Library of Medicine

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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