Scaffolding collaborative technical writing with procedural facilitation and synchronous discussion

  • Yeh S
  • Lo J
  • Huang J
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With the advent of computer technology, researchers and instructors are attempting to devise computer support for effective collaborative technical writing. In this study, a computer-supported environment for collaborative technical writing was developed. This system (Process-Writing Wizard) provides process-oriented scaffolds and a synchronous online chat room to facilitate real-time collaborative writing practice.

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  • Collaborative technical writing
  • Computer-supported writing
  • Process writing
  • Synchronous online discussions

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  • Shiou Wen Yeh

  • Jia Jiunn Lo

  • Jeng Jia Huang

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