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Developing good academic practice
This free course, Developing good academic practice, is intended to help you develop good academic practices in your studies and when producing assignments and completing assessments. Although designed as a course to work through, the content can also be used to dip in and out of, if you feel you need to improve your skills in a particular area.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- demonstrate knowledge of good academic practice and how to build it into your studies
- understand how to avoid inappropriate or bad academic practice
- show knowledge of techniques on how to avoid plagiarism.
First Published: 21/12/2012
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- Learning outcomes
- 1 What is good academic practice?
- 2 Writing in your own words
- 3 Collaboration versus collusion
- 4 Common knowledge
- 5 Referencing
- 6 Why do students plagiarise?
- 7 Test your understanding of good academic practices
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Level 2: Intermediate
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