ENGL227 Collaborative Writing Discussions

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ENGL227 Collaborative Writing Discussions
Share team successes and team failures that you have been involved in. What did you learn…

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ENGL227 Collaborative Writing Discussions

ENGL227 Collaborative Writing Discussions

Discussions Week 3 Posted by ALL Students 24 Pages 

Share team successes and team failures that you have been involved in. What did you learn from either experience? Identify some pros and cons involved with writing in teams. What are some strategies teams can use to successfully write together?

At work my group experiences have ran smooth because we all completed the roles that were assigned to us but I did have a bad experience  in my Critical Thinking class here at DeVry. We were assigned groups of 6, the first day we all came together we discussed out topic and were basically trying to get to know each other. We only had three weeks to complete the assignment. It seemed the only time we met up was in class. All in the group worked different hours and had other responsibilities that didn’t allow for us to meet outside of class, some of the group members were not responding to e-mails and some were confused on their assignment. Two days before the presentation was do only three of us met up. We decided to basically do their part of the assignment. It put so much pressure on me because I was already nervous about presenting my part. The idea of possibly doing two parts really overwhelmed me. The day of the presentation one group member brought a whole sheet of paper to just read from and another group member didn’t show up until we were actually ready to present. This situation really frustrated me. I have a full load that I handle every day including the weekends and I thought that I needed to consider my group when we were assigned the project. I understand things come up and people have many responsibilities in their lives. It wasn’t so much that we didn’t meet up like we needed to for the project. It was the lack of communication and the lack of respect for their fellow team mates. I learned communication is a key aspect in a group project…