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Collaboration tools and strategies

Learn strategies and discover free tools to help you collaborate and write successfully with classmates.

Team writing

Writing as a team, or collaborative writing, requires coordination between members to ensure that everyone is on track and aware what responsibilities fall to which person. Please see below for more information and links to resources.

Academic integrity

At RRU, teams succeed and face challenges together, which means that if a team member fails to act in accordance with the Policy on Academic Integrity and Misconduct for RRU Students, the consequences may apply to all members of their team. Please refer to the policy and Plagiarism for more information.

Collaboration tools

Group Writing 
(University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

The Right Tool for the Job: Five Collaborative Writing Tools for Academics 
(C. Schöch, The London School of Economics and Political Science) 

The Best Online Writing Apps for Collaboration 
(M. Pinola,

Team writing process

These Writing Centre resources can help your team use the same process and stay aligned:

How to Write an Undergraduate-level Essay 

How to Write a Graduate-level Essay 

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