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Click to edit Master subtitle style 3/30/11 Understanding  Citation Styles Presented by  Melissa Bone and Matthew Nunes
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3/30/11 Understanding various citation styles is important  for several reasons.  Writing across the curriculum Understanding the role of citation in various disciplines and  discourse communities “Encouraging students to believe that  MLA style and citation conventions of the  humanities are appropriate for all topics,  whatever the discipline, is intellectually  chauvinistic” ( Dowdey 346).
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3/30/11  Understanding the method of  research and traditions in  scholarship Understanding various citation styles, continued…  Understanding what knowledge is  valued in various disciplines
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3/30/11  Dowdey cites Patricia Bizzell, who argues that “’to  help poor writers […] we need to explain that their  writing takes place within a community, and to  explain what the community’s conventions are’  (230)” (331).  Understanding various citation styles, continued…
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3/30/11 Citations in the Humanities emphasize authority and individuals’  ideas and words,  privileging the text. Authors depend on shared background knowledge when citing other scholars  Relevant passages are cited; long quotations are frequent  Knowledge is seen as “an accumulation of perspectives”
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2011 for the course ED 101 taught by Professor Propas during the Spring '11 term at Grand Valley State.

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