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  1. 1. Starting with the Basics<br />Complete the worksheet, and submit to the facilitator for grading. This assignment will help you to become familiar with the resources available on the student Web site (https://ecampus.phoenix.edu). You will also be reviewing the parts of the writing process, rules of writing, APA guidelines, plagiarism, and critical thinking. Each question is worth 1 point.<br />To answer questions 1 through 18, log on to the University of Phoenix Student Web at https://ecampus.phoenix.edu/, and explore the resources available on the site.<br />Academic Help<br />What are the six “Other Math Content” resources available for study in the Center for Mathematics Excellence? (Hint: Click on Library > Center for Mathematics Excellence > Running Start)<br />For what two subjects are basic academic skills tutorials offered? (Hint: Click on Library > Center for Writing Excellence or Center for Mathematics Excellence)<br />The Center for Writing Excellence offers tutorials and guides. Which five topics are located in the Grammar Guide? (Hint: Click on Library > Center for Writing Excellence > Tutorials & Guides (under Writing Resources) > Grammar and Writing Guides)<br />Which three reviewing services are available to students through the Center for Writing Excellence?<br />Which resource in the Tutorials & Guides section of the Center for Writing Excellence offers tips about how to format using APA style according to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (5th edition)?<br />What are the two writing manuals that are available for purchase at an additional cost? (Hint: On your HCS/504 student Web site, see the “Recommended Writing Manuals” link on the left side of the screen.)<br />On the HCS/504 student Web site, how do you move back and forth between the readings for different weeks of class?<br />Learning Teams<br />What six documents are contained in the “Toolkit Essentials” section of the Learning Team Toolkit? (Hint: The link to the Learning Team Toolkit link is on left side of the student Web site.)<br />Student Services<br />What is the phone number for University of Phoenix technical support? (Hint: Use the “Help” button in the top right corner of the page.)<br />University Library<br />To answer questions 10 and 11, go to the University of Phoenix Library, by clicking on the Library link at the top of the student Web site and then click on the University Library link. Complete the library tutorial at your earliest convenience.<br />Note: Read through the “Library Handbook”. Then go back to the Welcome to the University Library page. <br />Library Databases: What are the three major article databases?<br />Where is the library handbook? What is the most recent copyright date of the library handbook?<br />Writing Process<br />To answer questions 12 through 15, use the Grammar and Writing Guides located in the Center for Writing Excellence. Highlight your answer choice in with bold, red font, as shown in the example (EX.).<br />Punctuation:CategoryWhere would you find this information within the Grammar and Writing Guides?EX.CommasGrammar Mechanics section on Commasa. Karen is a knowledgeable intelligent person.b. Karen is a knowledgeable, intelligent person.12.a. Roger left the bookstore: he met the learning team at the coffee shop.b. Roger left the bookstore; he met the learning team at the coffee shop.Sentences and Style:CategoryWhere would you find this information within the Grammar and Writing Guides?13.a. The four business travelers were relaxing in the airport terminal.b. The four business travelers were lounging idly in the airport terminal.Grammar:CategoryWhere would you find this information within the Grammar and Writing Guides?14.The clothes smelled (bad/badly) and needed to be washed.15.Every Tuesday, either Sally or Erin (work/works) the first shift.<br />APA Guidelines: Use the APA Reference and Citation Examples located in the APA Information section of the Center for Writing Excellence for assistance in completing this section. To answer questions 16 and 17, identify whether it is in correct APA formatting. If it is incorrect, change the reference format to meet APA format. To answer question 18, write a reference in APA format for any book that you have available.<br />USES CORRECT APA FORMAT (Yes/No)EX.NoRosenthal, Richard. (1987) Meta-Analytical Procedures for Social Research (Rev.ed.). Newbury Park: SageRosenthal, R. (1987). Meta-analytical procedures for social research (Rev. ed.). Newbury Park, CA: Sage.16.Gronlund, Norman E. (2006). Assessment of Student Learning (8th edition). Boston, Massachusetts: Allen and Bacon17.Northouse, L. L., & Northouse, P. G. (1998). Health communication: Strategies for health professional (3rd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall Pearson.18.Write an APA reference for any book you currently have available:<br />Plagiarism and Critical Thinking<br />Define plagiarism in your own words. Explain the difference between summarizing, paraphrasing, and plagiarizing. How will you avoid plagiarism in your college work? Explain in at least 50 words. <br />Why are critical thinking skills necessary in writing? Explain in at least 50 words.<br />

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