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  • 1. Source CitationPerformance Task 3
  • 2. What is Source Citation? Whenever you quote, paraphrase, summarize, or refer to the work of another, you are required to cite its source. This means that you have to state where the information comes from. For example, this definition comes from the Duke University Libraries website.
  • 3. Why is there a need to cite sources? The source of information is stated to give credit to the author(s) or creator(s). It acknowledges their effort in producing that piece of work. Not citing or acknowledging the source is an act of plagiarism. To plagiarise means to take someone’s work or ideas and pass them off as your own.
  • 4. Source Citation In IPW, you will be required to conduct research on your project. When you use the information found, you should give credit to the author(s). There are many ways of citing sources. Here are some examples:
  • 5. Bibliography ExamplesDuke University Libraries. (2011, August 30). Retrieved December 26, 2011, from Citing Sources: http://library.duke.edu/research/citing/Eggen, P. &. (2010). Educational Psychology: Windows on Classrooms. New Jersey: Pearson.
  • 6. Source CitationA simpler method will be adopted in IPW!
  • 7. Source Citation in your Report At the end of every section, you are required to copy and paste the links of the websites you used.
  • 8. Source Citation in your Report The links will be used to check for plagiarism. 3 lines or more of lifting from a source is plagiarism. Let’s check for plagiarism in an example.
  • 9. Report Source Citation in your Report Exact same text from the source is in the report  6 lines ofSource plagiarism!
  • 10. Conclusion In your report, remember to cite your sources! Do not plagiarise by copying more than 3 lines of text from your sources! Make an effort to write in your own words!

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