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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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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 ...

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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.