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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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Doctor ©ite

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 ...

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Quiz
Q: If you've forgotten to attribute a graph to its source in an assignment you've handed in, should you:
A. Contact your lecturer to explain the omission and provide the outstanding information.
B. Resubmit your assignment with the amendment made and hope the marker reads the corrected version.
C. Wait and see if the marker notices your mistake.
D. Make up a cover story to tell the marker ... "I must have printed an old draft by accident".