Sakai MLA in-text citation examples

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Here are examples of MLA in-text citation: The study of composition, or rhetoric, often occurs in a first-year setting, with students who are starting college for the first time. If an English composition class is taken early in the student’s career, the chances for academic success increase, particularly in an online setting. Universities realize this and often provide online feedback for students. Russell writes, “Some schools offer an avenue for getting feedback on your papers from a qualified professional through a writing center or online writing lab (OWL)” (26). This can be an effective way for the online student to receive a range of services, from proofreading to remedial instruction. Whether a student works with an online or a writing center tutor, the student must be
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Unformatted text preview: prepared to accept criticism of his or her work: Remember that the writing tutor, like a peer reviewer, wants to help you become a better writer by providing you with constructive criticism. Try not to be too sensitive about your work. Consider the feedback you receive, and make the changes you feel are necessary. Keep in mind that it is your paper. (Russell 27). These examples are of direct quotations. If you paraphrase a source, you do not use quotation marks, but you still provide the in-text citation, like this: Peer review is often most successful when it is aimed at higher level issues like structure and content (Russell 26)....
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  • Spring '11
  • Roen
  • Rhetoric, Academia, English composition class, Composition studies, MLA in-text citation

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