Acknowledging influences is a practice shared across cultures.
Academic culture fosters respect for the
intellectual contributions of others through referencing.
Lending your essay – friendship or deception?
Recently it was discovered that two students enrolled in STU101 had submitted alarmingly similar essays. The students involved have declined to comment, but inside sources claim that one of the students had lent their assignment to the other, as they were behind in their study; the 'lender' was apparently completely unaware that the 'borrower' had blatantly copied their work ...
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 ...