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Writing with Integrity: Incorporate Sources into Academic Papers

This course will focus on teaching you how to recognize what is considered to be plagiarism and how to use citation and referencing skills correctly. There will be an emphasis on hands-on practice to help you correctly quote, paraphrase and summarize the research being cited in their academic papers. This is also a skill that will be applicable to writing required in many workplaces where writers are asked to use information from sources other than themselves.


By the end of the course, you are expected to:

  • articulate what plagiarism is and how to avoid it
  • explain the differences between citations and references
  • avoid overusing quotations in your research writing
  • paraphrase and summarize relevant main ideas in your own words
  • use effective verbs to introduce your paraphrasing and summaries
  • give credit to your sources through accurate use of citations and referencing

Duration 12 hours
Maximum Number of Participants 24 participants
Eligibility Final-year UG students have priority.
Fee $500 (refundable)
Remarks You are required to bring to class a computer with Internet access.

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Priority is given to students in UGC-funded programs.

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