1st Edition

Collaborative Writing in Industry
Investigations in Theory and Practice




ISBN 9781138637467
Published November 30, 2016 by Routledge
284 Pages

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Book Description

Presents essays from academic and industrial experts on the theories of collaboration, industrial case studies of collaborative writing, classroom techniques for collaborative assignments, and gathering, verifying, and editing strategies.

Table of Contents

Introduction, Mary M. Lay and William M. Karis

PART I: Theoretical Overview of the Collaborative Process
Collaborative Writing, Software Development, and the Universe of Collaborative Activity, David K. Farkas
Bruffee, the Bakhtin Circle, and the Concept of Collaboration, Timothy Weiss
The Construction of Multi-Authored Texts in One Laboratory Setting, James R. Weber
Insight and Collaborative Writing, Meg Morgan and Mary Murray

PART II: Case Studies of Collaboration
Discourse Interaction between Writer and Supervisor: A Primary Collaboration in Workplace Writing, Barbara Couture and Jone Rymer
Facilitating Groups through Selective Participation: An Example of Collaboration from NASA, Elizabeth L. Malone

PART III: New Implications for the Classroom
The Shared-Document Collaborative Case Response: Teaching and Research Implications of an In-House Teaching Strategy, Elizabeth Tebeaux
Collaborative Writing—Courseware and Telecommunications, Ann Hill Duin, Linda A. Jorn, and Mark S. DeBower
Peer Collaboration and the Computer-Assisted Classroom: Bridgingthe Gap between Academia and the Workplace, William Van Pelt and Alice Gillam

PART IV: Current Industrial Concerns: Gathering, Verifying, and Editing Information
Neuro-Linguistic Programming Tools for Collaborative Writers, Dixie Elise Hickman
Verifying Technical Information: Issues in Information-Development Collaboration, Roger A. Grice
Collaborative Editing: A Combination of Peer and Hierarchical Editing Techniques, Henrietta Nickels Shirk
Selected, Annotated Bibliography on Collaborative Writing, Margaret Batschelet, William M. Karis, and Thomas Trzyna
Index
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