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"When faced with a flood of information, misinformation, and conflicting sources, how do you know what to trust?”
Write and Wrong by Caroline W. Ferree; Heather PfeiferTeaches students how to navigate discipline-specific databases to find academic sources, and how to determine whether sources are academic and on-point. Teaches students how to avoid committing plagiarism. Includes in-class exercises designed to help students to recognize plagiarism and to correctly paraphrase information and statistics. Contains reference guides for at-a-glance rules to follow to avoid committing plagiarism, commonly used transition words and phrases, common grammatical and mechanical rules to follow, and common grammatical and mechanical errors to avoid. Includes in-class exercises designed to encourage students to practice writing topic sentences, choose correct transition words for a sentence, and recognize and correct in-text grammatical and mechanical errors. Covers the fundamental elements of APA citing style and demonstrates to students how to correctly create a reference list and properly include citations in the text. Includes in-class exercises designed to allow students to recognize and correct in-text APA errors and APA reference list errors.