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An Etherpad is a modern editor for real-time collaborative work. This web-based text editor can be used by multiple users simultaneously. Color highlighting allows the texts of different users to be assigned.

Possible applications

  • Student group work (shared notes, brainstorming, agreements)
  • Collaborative development of a text in smaller seminar groups and revision of text drafts
  • Supported discussion in plenary (also in presence) to record statements and more
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