Module 8: Writing in Teams, June 21, 2012
Objectives: By the end of this module, you should be able to:
explain the challenges and benefits of collaborative writing,
identify and apply the steps required for successful collaboration, and
deal effectively with conflict in a group.
Readings: Chapter 2 page 52-53
Writing in Teams
o Be attentive and considerate to other viewpoints and be sure to understand the
ideas of others before giving your opinion.
Select a team leader or project coordinator
o One person should be responsible for monitoring the progress of the team and
consolidates the various drafts.
o Meet (in our case, online) to brainstorm ideas and concepts for the formal report.
o Create an outline that designates who wil