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What is Citation?

What is Citation?

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Author: Caitlin Malik
Description:

To instruct students in the use of MLA and APA citation

Essential Questions:

How can I avoid plagiarizing?

What are APA and MLA citation formats?

How do I use a correct citation format?

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Tutorial

Tutorial Aspects:

  1. how to avoid plagiarizing
  2. what is citation?
  3. what formats exist?
  4. how to use APA and MLA format?

 

Learning Plan:

Tuesday: Finish reading and / or watching the powerpoint presentation / video. Both contain similar information.

PPT

Megan Lowe,

http://www.ulm.edu/~lowe/plagiarism.ppt

Video

Rutgers

http://library.camden.rutgers.edu/EducationalModule/Plagiarism/

 

Further help with APA:

http://www.bgsu.edu/downloads/lib/file40389.pdf

 

Further help with MLA

http://library.rit.edu/pubs/guides/mla.pdf

 

Focus on the tutorial aspects.

 

** Assessment **

Select 3 citations from textbooks or books at home. 1 from each text.

Identify parts of the citation, e.g. title, author, date etc.

Determine whether citation is APA or MLA

 

Don't forget about quiz - certification required by Friday:

http://www.clark.edu/Library/iris/quiz/plagiarism_quiz_home.php

 

Wednesday Class Prep:

Students will be creating their own Works Cited list written in either APA or MLA format.

List will include a range of source types (books, articles, documentaries etc)

 

 

... see Tutorial 3 for Wednesday / Thursday