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Organizing the Group Project

Let's face it, group assignments can be difficult and confusing. Without a strong leader and a good organization plan, things can quickly fall into chaos.

To get off to a great start, you will need to get together to make two decisions at the very beginning:



When selecting a group leader, you will need to choose someone with strong organizational skills. Remember, this is not a popularity contest! For best results, you should choose someone who is responsible, assertive, and serious about grades.



This guide is designed to show you how to organize a group writing project using Google Docs. This is a free program that is available to anybody with a computer and an email address.

Below you will find links to additional pages, which will explain:

  • How to set up Google Docs and begin using an online word processor
  • How to add other students to your project list so they can also write and edit the online paper
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