If using technology to collaborate, treat your collaborators as you would if they were in the same room. Be respectful of the work of others.
Savvy Collaborator: What skills and tools can you use effectively work with others?
Why does this matter?
Much of the work you do as a student and in your professional lives will involve collaborating with others. Being a savvy collaborator means having the skills to effectively collaborate, potentially using a variety of collaboration tools.
Scenario: For your Commerce course, you have a group project that involves your group interviewing an expert on the topic. The expert doesn’t live here so you need to use a communications tool that will allow all of you to be part of the interview. You then need to collaborate on a document to report on your findings. What tools might you use for these tasks?
A cloud-based storage tool from Google, which allows for synchronizing and sharing files across multiple devices. Includes Google Docs (word processing), Sheets (spreadsheet), and Slides (presentation).
Can be a place to collect downloaded articles, images, or other files for later use. Folders or individual files can be shared with others as long as doing so does not violate copyright restrictions. Also a useful tool for curation and communication.