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Academic integrity and citing workshop

Course description/resources for Academic Integrity workshop

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Learning Outcomes

This workshop was designed for primarily first year students, and introduces the two key concepts "Scholarship is a conversation" and "Information has value", as well as reviewing the key elements of a citation and the conventions of scholarly conversation.

During this workshop, students will learn:

  • that scholarship is a conversation
  • that there are conventions to academic communication within disciplines
  • why, when and how to cite
  • parts of a citation (in-text and reference list)
  • specifics of one citation style
  • where to get help with citing and academic integrity

In class activities and instruction

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Post class assessment and course feedback

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