THE VTIE COLLABORATIVE WRITING ENVIRONMENT

B. Busschots, L. Raeside, J. G. Keating, S. Waddington

Abstract

This paper discusses the design of the VTIE Collaborative Writing Environment (CWE) and the functionality of the various components that make up this environment. The advantages of supporting collaborative writing are also discussed as well as different organizational schemes that can be used when structuring collaborative writing exercises. The paper also contains technical details on the implementation of the VTIE CWE.

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in Harvard Style

Busschots B., Raeside L., G. Keating J. and Waddington S. (2006). THE VTIE COLLABORATIVE WRITING ENVIRONMENT . In Proceedings of WEBIST 2006 - Second International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 2: WEBIST, ISBN 978-972-8865-47-4, pages 221-228. DOI: 10.5220/0001254302210228


in Bibtex Style

@conference{webist06,
author={B. Busschots and L. Raeside and J. G. Keating and S. Waddington},
title={THE VTIE COLLABORATIVE WRITING ENVIRONMENT},
booktitle={Proceedings of WEBIST 2006 - Second International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 2: WEBIST,},
year={2006},
pages={221-228},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001254302210228},
isbn={978-972-8865-47-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of WEBIST 2006 - Second International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 2: WEBIST,
TI - THE VTIE COLLABORATIVE WRITING ENVIRONMENT
SN - 978-972-8865-47-4
AU - Busschots B.
AU - Raeside L.
AU - G. Keating J.
AU - Waddington S.
PY - 2006
SP - 221
EP - 228
DO - 10.5220/0001254302210228