Finding Resources/Defining the Process
For the first
assignment in this course, answer the questions in each section and attach
your answers to the drop box in a single file.
Go to the following
then read about the
Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing
Documenting Electronic Sources
Briefly answer the
Explain the difference between quoting, paraphrasing, and
summarizing. Are researchers required to provide in-text citations and a
References page entry for all three? Why or why not?
What are three ways to avoid plagiarism?
What makes citing and referencing electronic sources difficult?
What can one do to ensure one has done so correctly?
Go to the EBSCO
library database. Take the tutorial if this is your first time using it.
Practice conducting a search.
What have you learned about navigating the library?
Go to your GU Resources. What tutorials or links will help you
in this course?
Read this week's
In five to seven sentences (a paragraph), explain what it means
to make choices in writing.
Imagine you are trying to convince someone to vote for a new
school initiative. If you know that they see the world differently
than you do, what strategy would you take to draw them to your way of thinking?
What choices would you be faced with?
Remember to post
all three of your responses in a single document.