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1. A coordinated effort by two or more people or functional entities.
2. Process of working together toward a common end by various participants (for example, clinicians, researchers).
[L.L. collaboro, to work together, fr. col- (for com-, fr. cum, with, + laboro, to work]


Psychiatry A helping relationship between a family member and a mental health professional who share responsibility for a child with an emotional disorder
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But if students are not experiencing the ups and downs of close collaboration in the writing classroom in full view of one another, and us, than we are not doing all we can for each others' educations.
A university-based Center for Urban School Collaboration previously had been established between the university and five urban public schools districts.
CoCreate hosts a site called OneSpace Success based on its OneSpace Collaboration software.
In the claims arena, a catastrophic claims information collaboration service could provide significant value for industry participants.
Collaboration is a way to do ministry that is based on the concept of gifts.
Using in-depth interviews, the researchers of the studies reviewed for this article investigated successful professional service firms to identify the elements of a collaboration ethic (Haskins, Liedtka, and Rosenblum, 1998).
While there have been some negative experiences in library/computer center collaboration for library automation, there have also been a reasonable number of positive cooperative arrangements that have benefited both parties.
Previous authors have suggested that collaboration in higher education can lead to enhanced productivity, support, and improvement (e.
Positive outcomes of year one of the collaborative RAP project have been the collaboration within the University Team, within the Haralson Team, and the partnership between both teams.
The literature suggests that best practices in teacher preparation are grounded in collaboration and include: school-university partnerships in which teacher preparation becomes a shared responsibility (Prater & Sileo, 2002); collaboration among faculty in planning and implementing the program (Cruz & Zaragoza, 1998; Hillman, Bottomley, Raisner & Malin, 2000; Hudson-Ross & Graham, 2000; Miller & Stayton, 1999); and student cohorts that progress through the program together and are provided support and opportunities to share and reflect upon experiences (Bullough, Clark, Wentworth, & Hansen, 2001; Jenkins, Pateman & Black, 2002; Koeppen, Huey, & Connor, 2000).

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