Communication and Shared Understanding in Collaborative Writing

  title={Communication and Shared Understanding in Collaborative Writing},
  • Published 1996
Writing is a form of communication. Writing together is a process of negotiating for content and meaning of a text. Tools to support collaborative writing must take into consideration the communication which takes place both around and through the text. An extended field study of two groups of four grade six students was carried out to explore the impact of a shared text editor on communication and writing during synchronous collaborative writing. Analysis of the students' interactions shows… CONTINUE READING