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Collaborative writing


Collaborative writing

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Collaborative writing is more common on the Internet than in print. It's also more complex than individual writing because you must decide how to organize the effort and how to start the document. We'll consider some alternatives and also differentiate between compiled documents – collections of separate individual efforts – and jointly authored documents where more than one person can make changes. We'll also see that some documents might follow a pre-determined structure, while others... More
Material Type: Tutorial
Date Added to MERLOT: July 22, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: July 22, 2011
Submitter: Larry Press
Keywords: Doug Engelbart, synchronous and asynchronous collaborative writing tools, structured versus unstructured data, wiki evolution, compiled versus co-authored documents, organizing and starting a collaborative writing project


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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Material Version: 1
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States


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