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 figured out that "p." obviously is an abbreviation for "page number", but what does "pp." mean? When should I use one p and when should I use two?
Polly Perkins from Plymouth
Dear PP from P,
"p", you rightly figured out, is an abbreviation ...