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'm writing an assignment and I'm not sure which information I need to reference. Do I need to reference the information in my course guide or just the books I've been using?
Confused from Christchurch
You need to reference all of the sources from which ...