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Team Writing

Writing as a team, or collaborative writing, requires coordination between members to ensure that everyone is on track and aware what responsibilities fall to which person. Please see below for more information and links to resources.

Academic integrity

At RRU, teams succeed and face challenges together, which means that if a team member fails to act in accordance with the Policy on Academic Integrity and Misconduct for RRU Students, the consequences may apply to all members of his/her team. Please refer to the policy and Plagiarism for more information.

Team writing

Group Writing (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Team writing process

The following resources can be used to help team members use the same process and proceed together through the drafting process:

How to Write an Undergraduate-level Essay 
How to Write a Graduate-level Essay 
Assignment Calculator

Other resources

Surviving Group Work: Online Conferencing Tools (RRU Library) 
The Right Tool for the Job: Five Collaborative Writing Tools for Academics (C. Schöch, The London School of Economics and Political Science) 
The Best Online Writing Apps for Collaboration (M. Pinola,

You are also welcome to visit Teamswork if you would like further support.

To search for additional information, please visit WriteAnswers and search the FAQs. If you're a RRU student, you can also use the WriteAnswers contact form to send your questions directly to the Writing Centre. We'll send you a private reply as soon as we can, which is typically within one business day of receiving the message.