What are the three most important points that a group must keep in mind when working collaboratively on a writing project? Why? Support your response with references to the readings and personal experiences. Locker & Kienzler (2008) defined collaborative writing as “working with other writers to produce a single document” (p.478). The three most important points that a group must keep in mind when working collaboratively on a writing project are: basic steps in the writing process, the processes of group formation, and conflict resolution. First, the group must pay attention to the writing process and follow it. Analyzing the topic, researching the audience, and deciding who is going to do what, who is going to prepare the rough draft, who is going to edit and proofread are all steps that must be planned in advance in order to make the whole process smooth. Deadlines must also be set as it becomes extremely difficult to complete a project when there are missing parts. Second, the group must pay attention to its formation. Indeed, during the formation, team
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