Building Better Bullet Points the Open Source Way

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Anders, A., 75th Annual Association of Business Communication Convention, Association of Business Communication, Chicago, IL, "My Favorite Assignment Session: Building Better Bullet Points the Open Source Way", (October 2010).

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Building Better Bullet Points the Open Source Way

  1. 1. Building Better Bullet Points The OPEN Source Way A Collaborative Learning Activity
  2. 2. Abram Anders University of Minnesota Duluth adanders@d.umn.edu Association for Business Communication Annual Convention Fall 2010
  3. 3. Collaborative Learning Facilitate connections and create common ground between: • Pedagogical Goals and Opportunities • Technological Tools and Applications • Collaborative Processes
  4. 4. BBP OSW Features • Overcomes traditional pedagogical challenge: 1st person author inertia; self-representation issues; How do I get there from here? • Employs collaborative writing platforms; modeling contexts increasingly crucial to contemporary workplace • OPEN SOURCE: “Given enough eyes, all bugs are flat.”
  5. 5. Etherpad
  6. 6. Typewith.me
  7. 7. Twiddla.com
  8. 8. Google Docs
  9. 9. Additional Activities • Share topics, ideas, examples for any assignment or task • Collaboratively write messages of different types: positive/neutral, persuasive/sales, negative news • Collaboratively write messages with different formats: full-block business letter, memo, etc.

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