Day 11: Summary, Quotation, Paraphrase

Today you will learn to:
--differentiate a summary, a paraphrase, and a quotation from each other based on the in-text citation required for each in APA style;

--explain why one method of source integration is more appropriate than another based on the amount of information borrowed from the original source;

--recognize the neutrality of a summary by reading summaries that include sentences that use evaluative language.

We haven't talked officially yet about the issue of plagiarism in academic writing, but you ALWAYS!! have to know it is crucially important to avoid it! Well, it is only legitimate to ask, HOW do we actually avoid it?? Today we start talking about the strategies that will help you express ideas in your own words without repeating, copying and pasting what somebody else did--in other words without plagiarising. Those strategies are: summarizing, quoting and paraphrasing.       
Let us have a look at each of them in turn.
First and foremost!! What is the difference between "citation" and "quotation"? Make sure you understand it from the very beginning!   

Open the Avoiding Plagiarism Worksheet.  Spend 5-10 minutes to fill in the chart and identify the examples on the first page.


1. Watch these videos on Paraphrasing Strategies:

Video 1
Video 2

Do the paraphrasing assignment in a word document, name it Paraphrasing_FirstName_LastName--watch the videos to know what kind of assignment it is.
Upload your homework to you Dropbox--put it in the Homework folder.    
This assignment will be graded!!

2. Read the Response to the Medical Research Article.
Click here to access the response.