One major problem with group work is finding common times to meet. Technology can assist your group in completing the task by giving you the opportunity to ‘meet’ in cyberspace.

Wikis

A wiki is a webpage which allows users or visitors to change, alter, modify or delete content; therefore, content has a number of authors. This is an excellent way for your group to work collaboratively to complete a task without physically having to meet.  There are a number of free Wiki sites available.  Below is a list of the most popular Wiki sites:

Email

It is important to ensure that you swap contact details, including email addresses, with other members.  You may want to double check with your group members what email address is the best to contact them on as they may not frequently check their student email.

Instant Messaging

Instant messaging can be a handy way to chat to group members to discuss your project.  There are many free instant messaging tools available on the internet for you to download and install on your computer.  Below is a list of the most popular messaging tools: