Tag Archives: collaboration

Collaborative Writing in the ESL Classroom

I have now completed my master’s thesis Many People, Many Minds: Collaborative Writing in the ESL Classroom. It has been a fascinating journey into the domains of collaboration, learning, writing, groupware and group cognition. My thesis is available here, and … Continue reading

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Google Tools for Teachers

Google Docs is a great way for students to collaborate and help each other using in-document chat. Google Tools for Teachers Boot Camp is a site for teachers and educators who would like to share their educational use of Google … Continue reading

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Continuum of written communication

Time is a factor of importance when studying collaborative text production. There exists a continuum from synchronous to asynchronous mediums for communication. Writing a letter, posting it and waiting for the recipient to sit down and reply, seal and post … Continue reading

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