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Objectives

 
 

Here is what you will learn in each of the four sections:

Getting Ready to Write

You will understand and utilize effective prewriting strategies such as the following:

  • generating ideas
  • developing a thesis
  • mapping ideas

Developing Your Ideas

You will understand and utilize effective strategies for developing their ideas through the following:

  • reading and taking notes
  • using others’ ideas
  • composing

Revising Your Work

You will understand and utilize effective strategies for revising their work, including the following:

  • understanding the importance of revision
  • reading out loud
  • glossing
  • using a checklist

Editing and Polishing

You will understand and utilize effective strategies and editing and polishing their writing, including the following:

  • correction of spelling, grammar, and punctuation
  • formatting

 


Avoiding Plagiarism

In the tutorial, "Avoiding Plagiarism," you will learn the following:

  • what plagiarism is
  • how to recognize 7 different kinds of plagiarism
  • the correct way to use 'open access' materials the consequences of plagiarism
  • how to avoid plagiarism by doing the following

    – citing sources correctly
    – recognizing 'common knowledge'
    – writing good paraphrases
    – writing good summaries
    – taking careful notes