Collaborative Work Areas
Online Collaborative Work
The success of the team depends on everyone on the team.
Online collaborative work areas:
- Maximize time efficiency
- Enable team members to create, share and comment on each other’s drafts and final work product
- Allow documents to be jointly viewed and worked on during practices
- Enable coaches and team captains to review, keep track of, and give input of the work students are doing
Possible Online Work Area Sites
- Paid Online work areas:
- Please let us know if you know of any that are reasonably priced
- Free Online Work areas: (that we know of)
- Google Documents:
- Can be organized
- Work templates can be uploaded
- Allows coach, teacher or students to create, review and edit joint work
- Drafts can be viewed by everyone on the team.
- Allows the coach and team captain to make suggestions
- Allows coach and team captains to monitor work to make sure deadlines are met
- Google Classroom
- Similar to Google Docs
- Advantages over Goggle Docs:
- Better organization
- Calendar be substituted for the syllabus feature
- Communication is easier
- Once all the team is in the class one does not have to continually share documents
- Set up:
- Teacher must create the initial classroom
- Teacher shares link with the attorney coach so the attorney coach can then ad calendar, create structure, and forms to work with
- All team members are invited to join.
- Attorney coach or teacher adviser must enable settings so documents can be worked on jointly by the entire team
- Google is updating Classroom on a regular basis so new things are arriving all the time.
- There are clear step-by-step guides online to help get you started.
- Let us know if you are aware of any other free options collaborative work space options and we will add them to this site!
- Google Documents:
Possible Organizational Structure
- Ethical agreement for everyone to sign online.
- Master Issue sheet
- Witness analysis (one for each witness)
- Exhibit analysis (one for each Exhibit)
- Witness acting profile (one for each witness)
- Prosecution/Plaintiff’s theory of the case, list of themes, and elements of each count or affirmative defense
- Prosecution/Plaintiff’s opening statement
- Prosecution/Plaintiff’s direct examinations (one for each witness)
- Prosecution/Plaintiff’s cross examinations (one for each witness)
- Prosecution/Plaintiff’s closing argument
- Prosecution/Plaintiff’s objection log
- Defendant’s theory of the case, list of themes, and elements of each count or affirmative defense
- Defendant’s opening statement
- Defendant’s/Plaintiff’s examinations (one for each witness)
- Defendant’s cross examinations (one for each witness)
- Defendant’s closing argument
- Defendant’s objection log