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Collaborative Writing in Industry

Investigations in Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

Edited by Mary M Lay, William M Karis


284 pages

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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



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PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health