Wikia

Psychology Wiki

Changes: Collaborative editing

Edit

Back to page

 
Line 1: Line 1:
'''Collaborative editing''' is the practice of groups producing works together through individual contributions. Effective choices in group awareness, participation, and coordination are critical to successful collaborative writing outcomes.<ref>Lowry, Paul Benjamin, Aaron Mosiah Curtis and Michelle Rene Lowry. [http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=666141 "A Taxonomy of Collaborative Writing to Improve Empirical Research, Writing Practice, and Tool Development,"] ''Journal of Business Communication'' (JBC), Vol. 41, No. 1, pp. 66-99, 2004.</ref> Most usually it is applied to textual documents or programmatic [[source code]]. Such [[asynchrony|asynchronous]] (non-simultaneous) contributions are very efficient in time, as group members need not assemble in order to work together. Generally, managing such work requires [[software]];<ref>Kuutti, Kari ''et al.'' (2003). [http://books.google.com/books?id=F_3RxNdMUNQC&pg=PA315&dq=collaborative+editing&client=firefox-a#v=onepage&q=collaborative%20editing&f=false ''ECSCW 2003: proceedings of the Eighth European Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work,'' p. 315.]</ref> the most common tools for editing documents are [[wiki]]s, and those for programming, [[version control system]]s. Most [[word processor]]s are also capable of recording changes; this allows editors to work on the same document while automatically clearly labeling who contributed what changes.
+
'''Collaborative editing''' is the practice of groups producing works together through individual contributions. Effective choices in group awareness, participation, and coordination are critical to successful collaborative writing outcomes.<ref>Lowry, Paul Benjamin, Aaron Mosiah Curtis and Michelle Rene Lowry. [http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=666141 "A Taxonomy of Collaborative Writing to Improve Empirical Research, Writing Practice, and Tool Development,"] ''Journal of Business Communication'' (JBC), Vol. 41, No. 1, pp. 66-99, 2004.</ref> Most usually it is applied to textual documents. Such [[asynchrony|asynchronous]] (non-simultaneous) contributions are very efficient in time, as group members need not assemble in order to work together. Generally, managing such work requires [[software]];<ref>Kuutti, Kari ''et al.'' (2003). [http://books.google.com/books?id=F_3RxNdMUNQC&pg=PA315&dq=collaborative+editing&client=firefox-a#v=onepage&q=collaborative%20editing&f=false ''ECSCW 2003: proceedings of the Eighth European Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work,'' p. 315.]</ref> the most common tools for editing documents are [[wiki]]s. Most [[word processor]]s are also capable of recording changes; this allows editors to work on the same document while automatically clearly labeling who contributed what changes.
   
   

Latest revision as of 10:45, May 5, 2010

Collaborative editing is the practice of groups producing works together through individual contributions. Effective choices in group awareness, participation, and coordination are critical to successful collaborative writing outcomes.[1] Most usually it is applied to textual documents. Such asynchronous (non-simultaneous) contributions are very efficient in time, as group members need not assemble in order to work together. Generally, managing such work requires software;[2] the most common tools for editing documents are wikis. Most word processors are also capable of recording changes; this allows editors to work on the same document while automatically clearly labeling who contributed what changes.


See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. Lowry, Paul Benjamin, Aaron Mosiah Curtis and Michelle Rene Lowry. "A Taxonomy of Collaborative Writing to Improve Empirical Research, Writing Practice, and Tool Development," Journal of Business Communication (JBC), Vol. 41, No. 1, pp. 66-99, 2004.
  2. Kuutti, Kari et al. (2003). ECSCW 2003: proceedings of the Eighth European Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work, p. 315.

ReferencesEdit

This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia (view authors).

Around Wikia's network

Random Wiki