Crossing Wires with Google Apps: Jumpstarting Collaborative Composing


This paper presents results from a multi-year, two-school combined study of student attitudes toward the use of Google Apps for Education (since renamed G Suite for Education) for collaborative composing in first year composition classes. Preliminary results suggest that remediating the composing process as collaborative, convenient, and cloud-based in Google Docs via Google Drive resulted in a remediation through reform of traditional composition pedagogy.

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©2018 The WAC Clearinghouse. This article first appeared in The Proceedings of the Annual Computers and Writing Conference 1: 2016-2017 (2018), 52-57.

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