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University and Faculty Policies
Study & learning skills online
Effective study - plagiarism
Plagiarism is the presentation, without any form of acknowledgment, the ideas or words of another writer as if they were your own. This is more than just another form of cheating. It is literary theft. It is stealing someone else's work.
General information on referencing
Links to the CDU approved style guides
Information about EndNote referencing software
Academic Writing Resources
The writer's handbook
from the University of Wisconsin.
These materials will help you avoid plagiarism by teaching you how to properly integrate information from published sources into your own writing.
created by the University of Sydney.
Each module provides descriptions of common problems in academic and professional writing and strategies for addressing them. You will see samples of good writing and also do some practice activities in error correction.
Professor S on Plagiarism
CDU Thesis guidelines
Guidelines for the presentation of a thesis for Higher Degree by Research at Charles Darwin University.
Assignment and Study Skills Help
Academic Language and Learning Success Program (ALLSP)
ALLSP can help with learning the skills you need to:
•understand your assignments
•know what standard of work is required
•know how to get the grades you want
•express yourself better in writing
•produce academic work
The ALLSP study skills site has a wealth of information on academic skills, such as note taking, drafting essays and, academic writing.
A range of workshops are available on academic writing. Workshops are also archived and available to watch.
Charles Darwin University acknowledges the traditional custodians across the lands on which we live and work, and we pay our respects to Elders both past and present.