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Acknowledging influences is a practice shared across cultures.
Academic culture fosters respect for the
intellectual contributions of others through referencing.

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Recycling – good for cans and bottles but not for academic work

Although conscientious waste disposal and recycling is encouraged around campus, the re-submission of coursework is strongly discouraged. Recently, several cases where students have submitted essays for more than one assignment have come to the attention of staff. These cases have ranged from reusing multiple paragraphs within a previous essay to reusing the entire essay with a new title. Each ...

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Dear Doctor ©ite,
I've mentioned a couple of things in my essay that came from my course notes. How do I reference this information?


Dear Beryl,
This of course will depend on the referencing style that ...

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Q: You include references in your writing to:
A. make your essays seem more academic and scholarly.
B. increase your word count.
C. attribute your work to someone else.
D. acknowledge the contribution of others in your writing.