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I was asked to prepare a 20 minute mini-teach on referencing and produced this PowerPoint to make the point that when we reference properly we contribute to the Cathedral of Learning and pay tribute ...

I was asked to prepare a 20 minute mini-teach on referencing and produced this PowerPoint to make the point that when we reference properly we contribute to the Cathedral of Learning and pay tribute to generations of researcher and academics.

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  • 1. The Benefits of Successful Referencing
    Applying Harvard Conventions
    John Marsden
  • 2. Objectives
    By the end of this session you will be able to:
    Define what referencing means
    List three good reasons to use references in your academic work
    Identify when references are needed
    Apply basic Harvard Referencing conventions
    Access further help and information about the use of Harvard Referencing
  • 3. Definition?
    ‘Referencing is the practice of acknowledging in your own writing the intellectual work of others’ (Neville, 2010, p1).
    Neville, C. (2010) The complete guide to referencing and avoiding plagiarism, Maidenhead, Open University Press.
  • 4. The Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh
  • 5. What are the benefits?
    Working with a partner, take a moment to identify as many reasons as you can for using referencing in your academic writing.
    3 minutes
  • 6.
  • 7. The Benefits
    Acknowledges the work of other writers and researchers
    Demonstrates the body of knowledge on which you have based your work
    Enables other researchers to verify the source and follow up
    Prevents accusations of plagiarism
  • 8. Your Essay
    Your Contribution
    Your References
  • 9. Harvard
  • 10. When to Reference?
    When directly quoting an author or paraphrasing their ideas
  • 11. How to Reference
    In the text
    Introducing a direct quote or paraphrase
    Feltham (2010, p8) argues that, ‘Counselling and psychotherapy represent, a critique of society, or particularly of those social trends and institutions that are dehumanizing’
    Concluding a quote paraphrase
    ‘Counselling and psychotherapy represent, a critique of society, or particularly of those social trends and institutions that are dehumanizing’ (Feltham, 2010, p8).
  • 12. How to Reference
    In the Bibliography
    Feltham, C. (2010) Critical thinking in counselling and psychotherapy, London, Sage.
  • 13. Quiz
    Author(s)
    Date
    Title
    Place
    Publisher
    Date the book was published
    The place it was published
    The title of the book
    The name of the publisher
    The author(s)
  • 14. Pears, R. and Shields, G. (2010) Cite them right: the essential referencing guide, London, Palgrave MacMillan.
  • 15. Web Based Resources
    Mike Webb’s video guide to referencing at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7Laol_ALeU&feature=mh_lolz&list=FLff03CC6Smfa93eKfjtjlsw
    Type information about your source into the on-screen boxes and this on-line application will generate a list of references for you to import into Microsoft Word http://www.citethisforme.com/
    A handy on-line guide to referencing from the University of East Anglia: http://libweb.anglia.ac.uk/referencing/harvard.htm
  • 16. Objectives Achieved
    You are now able to:
    Define what referencing means
    List three good reasons to use references in your academic work
    Identify when references are needed
    Apply basic Harvard Referencing conventions
    Access further help and information about the use of Harvard Referencing