1. There is a participation mark given for your tutorials and an attendance sheet is passed around at each session. You cannot make it today and you ask your friend to sign in for you. Are you allowed to do this?

2. Last term you wrote an essay which is slightly similar to the topic your professor has assigned this semester. Can you incorporate this paper into the paper you are now supposed to write without being accused of academic misconduct?

3. One of your courses has a series of online quizzes which individual students have to pass before going on to the next stage of the course. You normally prefer to do the quizzes with a group. Would this be considered academic misconduct?

4. You are writing an exam and you notice that the person next to you is looking at your answers. What should you do?

5. You are writing a report on death and during your research you have talked to a family friend whose child recently died. You want to include something she said to you, although it is not a quotation. Do you have to reference this, and if so, how would you do it?

6. You like the examples several authors have used to prove a point and you want to pull them all together and use them in your own paper in a list. What should you do?

7. You have found an article on the Web in a foreign language and you have either translated some passages from it yourself or used an on-line language translator to translate it into English. By the time you write it in good academic English no one would be able to trace it. What do you do?

8. Last week your professor talked about her theory of the best method for electoral reform in a lecture. Since she knows all about it, do you need to reference this?

9. You had a brilliant idea about the short story you are writing an essay about. But when reading an article about the short story, you see that the same idea is mentioned. It was your own idea too, so do you need to reference it?

10. The benefits of using citation and the appropriate style are:

11. Do you think that the following passage from a student paper is suspicious? Landscapes are made up of things that work together to make them look good or bad. We have to think about them to understand landscapes. Depending on how we see these objects - our distance from them, for example, we can treat them as one of four basic elements - a point, a line, a plane or a volume. An example is when we see things in the distance we think of them as points, especially when there is nothing else in the landscape.

12. You and a classmate discuss ideas for an assignment but you do not write down the same points and do not prepare the same information. Is this collusion (cheating)?

13. What does APA stand for?

14. Sources in a Reference List should be in alphabetical order?

15. In APA referencing what does pp. stand for?

16. You are referencing a website, which part of the reference comes first?

17. You use a quotation from a book in your assignment. How would you write the in-text citation?

18. What does APA stand for?

19. Choose the correct format for citing personal communication:

20. In-text citations to paraphrased text must provide page/paragraph numbers:


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