Acknowledging influences is a practice shared across cultures.
Academic culture fosters respect for the
intellectual contributions of others through referencing.
Too close for comfort – collaboration or cheating?
How close is too close? was the question posed by our On©ite Reporter, following a recent high profile disciplinary case at the University. Students are often encouraged, or required, to work together for coursework assignments but the point at which 'collaboration' becomes 'cheating' is often poorly understood by students. Obviously, the submission of identical assignments is not acceptable but ...
Dear Doctor ©ite,
I've just started university and I don't understand why I have to put references in my assignments. What's the point of it?
Newbie from Newcastle
There are many reasons why you need to reference in ...