This learning packet should review:
• MLA Style
• When to use and where to use
New Terms: A few terms that may be new are:
• Bibliography/Works Cited
Through helpful video clips, a thorough slide show presenting definitions and examples, and helpful links to outside sources, this learning packet offers learners a general overview of MLA style. Though entire books have been dedicated to this topic, learners will come away from this packet with a basic understanding of the format, including when, where, and how to use it.
This is a brief, basic introduction to MLA style, focusing specifically on the importance of cross-referencing sources, writing with a consistent format, building creditability as a writer, and avoiding plagiarism. This helpful video clip also offers some tips on finding resources relating to MLA format.
This informative slide show offers a thorough overview of MLA formatting including definitions and examples, from the OWL at Purdue, one of the most trustworthy and noted online sources for citation and writing reference help.
This video clip provides a general overview of MLA style. This is a great place to start if you're not sure what MLA is or if you're looking for some basic information.
For a more detailed, expansive look at MLA style from a noted online resource, the OWL at Purdue, please visit: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/
Also, see the Sophia Citations Learning Packet at: http://www.sophiau.com/packets/1303
Source: Rebecca Oberg
This brief video clip offers a few key tips for writing a research paper, a writing format which often uses MLA style. From organizing your research to narrowing the scope of your topic, this is a helpful starting point for those unfamiliar with the research paper writing process.