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ENG 215: Effective Academic Writing
Andriessen, J., Erken, G., Van De Laak, C., Peters, N., Coirier, P., (n.d.). Argumentation as negotiation in electronic collaborative writing. Retrieved from http://edu.fss.uu.nl/medewerkers/ja/Confrontations/Ch4.pdf This source talks about collaborative writing in a situation in which pairs of students have to produce and argumentative text. It goes into the different types of argumentations in collaborative writing. This source with help determine whether an argument represents one’s own position. This source also will allow a better look at what causes or allows a team member to support an argument. Chisholm, R. M. (n.d.). Coping with the problems of collaborative writing. Retrieved from http://wac.colostate.edu/journal/vol2/chisholm.pdf This source addressed the interpersonal dynamics in the collaborative writing process. Specifically, it explained the four biggest issues with the collaborative process; resistance, inexperience, friction and fairness and answered them with logical strategies for resolution. The article painted a picture of the realities of working on collaborative projects in terms of both process and interpersonal interaction. The strength in this source was that it clarified the relationship between collaboration and argument without stating it specifically. The author is a teacher who utilizes the collaborative process in his classroom and therefore has a vast amount of experience in understanding the dynamics of collaborative groups. Many quotes could be taken from this source in support of the assigned topic.
David C., Benefits of the collaborative writing process. Retrieved from http://ezinearticles.com/?Benefits-of-the-Collaborative-Writing-Process&id=1653797 This resource addressed the most advantage of the collaborative writing process, and how summed up in the old saying, “two heads are better than one.”...
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