National Library of Australia

We’re delighted to be able to re-open the Library for pre-booked ticketed access to our collections. Read more...

<< Previous record
Record 2 of 2
You must be logged in to Tag Records
An Online Education Sourcebook [microform] / Victor Carr, Craig Locatis and John C. Reid
Bib ID 5681533
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Carr, Victor
 
Online Versions
Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1999 
47 p. 
Summary

This resource provides basic information on five selected topics related to creating and implementing online educational programs. "Adult Learning" (John C. Reid) provides an overview of general learning theories and discusses the characteristics of adult learners, strategies for taking advantage of adults' traits and motivations in creating learning programs, features of ideal adult learning environments, and suggestions for future research. "Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)" (Michael Weisberg) examines the attributes of cooperative work, factors that increase team effectiveness, the integration of communication and computer technologies to achieve organizational goals, and computer-mediated communication and "groupware" programs. "Cooperative Learning and Distance Education Online" (Craig Locatis) describes cooperative learning's characteristics, methods, and benefits; examines research that supports cooperative learning; and discusses theories that explain its effectiveness. "Problem-Based Learning (PBL) in the Health Sciences" (Eldon J. Ullmer) analyzes this approach that has a long history in medical education and is staunchly defended by its proponents. A problem-based model is explained, and research on PBL is examined. "Technology Adoption and Diffusion" (Victor Carr) elaborates alternative views and theories of adoption/diffusion, differentiates several categories of technology adopters, and outlines strategies for affecting technology diffusion. (Each article contains 15 or more references.) (YLB)

Notes

Availability: For full text: http://tlc.nlm.nih.gov/resources/publications/sourcebook/onlineso urcebookcoverpage.html.

ERIC Note: Eldon Ullmer was the editor.

Practitioners.

Teachers.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Adult Education.  |  Adult Learning.  |  Computer Mediated Communication.  |  Computer Uses in Education.  |  Cooperative Learning.  |  Diffusion (Communication)  |  Distance Education.  |  Higher Education.  |  Information Technology.  |  Medical Education.  |  Online Systems.  |  Problem Based Learning.  |  Program Development.  |  Program Implementation.  |  Teamwork.  |  Technology Transfer.  |  Groupware
Form/genre Collected Works, General.  |  Information Analyses.
Other authors/contributors Locatis, Craig, author  |  Reid, John C., author  |  Ullmer, Eldon, author  |  Weisberg, Michael, author  |  National Library of Medicine (DHHS/NIH), Bethesda, MD
Available From ERIC 

Online

In the Library

Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video Help Video.

Details Collect From
mc 2253 ED453360 Temporarily unavailable for request - contact staff
This item may be online. Please search the ERIC website prior to requesting this microfiche item.

Order a copy

- Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. We will contact you if necessary.

Help Video To learn more about Copies Direct watch this short online video Help Video.
close Can I borrow items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close What can I get online?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags
Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.