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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.
Language and Learning Support
Language and Learning Support is a free service available to all CDU students.
The Language and Learning Support team can assist with:
- English language skills
- understanding your assignments
- other study and exam skills
Language and Learning Support provide useful study skills resources to help students develop skills in areas such as:
- How to write an essay
- How to write a report
- Academic writing
- Critical thinking
- Effective note making
The Language and Learning Support team also offer free workshops. Workshops change regularly and include topics such as:
- Understanding your assignment
- Introduction to academic writing
- Paraphrasing and synthesising sources
You can contact the Language and Learning Support team via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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