Allez les Bleus

Monday of last week was the deadline to hand the instructional content we had developed over to our French team members for the next phase of our project.  In the end, we had a reasonable document and our translators have got stuck in with great enthusiasm. So, while we still are available to assist with queries,… Continue reading Allez les Bleus


Collaboration – the final countdown

This was the last week of the writing element of the collaboration. Tomorrow, the document moves to the translation stage of the project.  I must admit that I am not unhappy to be handing it over to our French colleagues. All in all, we got engagement to varying degrees from all but one of the… Continue reading Collaboration – the final countdown

The Slow Bicycle Race

This is the second week of the collaboration project and this blog post will reflect on what progress we have made. What have I learnt? We didn’t appoint a team leader which was a mistake in retrospect, as it is becoming clear how necessary the role is.  Putting a structure on the process important, and… Continue reading The Slow Bicycle Race

Virtual Collaboration

This semester we are working on a virtual collaboration project. We have been assigned to teams with Irish, US and French students with a brief to develop a piece of instructional content for a non-technical audience documentating a collaborative tool.  The objective for the first week was that we would all introduce ourselves, and begin… Continue reading Virtual Collaboration