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Unformatted text preview: Select the statement that is true for APA formatted citations.
-Quotations that are 40 or more words should be formatted as a block quote. What does it mean to ethically use other people's information, thoughts, and ideas?
-It means you should paraphrase and cite information retrieved from other sources. What is the best way to avoid plagiarism?
-Paraphrase information from a source in your own words and cite the source. The only time a source should be cited is when the information is directly quoted from the source.
-False Which of the following shows a correctly formatted in-text citation for paraphrased information?
-All people have negotiation skills; they just need to know how to use them effectively (Fisher & Ury,
2011). When citing a source with just two authors, you should never write et al. Instead, you should always
provide the author(s) last names followed by the year of publication.
-True A student is writing a paper about how friendly specific dog breeds are. To help him confirm his theory
that a dog is a man's best friend, he found a YouTube video that showed a compilation of dogs being
friendly and loving towards humans. Does this student need to cite the video source in his paper?
-No Turnitin is a tool that tells you whether or not you plagiarized.
-False When the reference list is highlighted in Turnitin, this means that plagiarism has occurred.
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