Interactive Rubric for Written Communication: 5.6.1. Citations

This guide will help you understand common conventions of academic writing and the application of marking rubrics

STYLE

 

Definition (formal)

Citations are used to indicate the source of a particular idea or piece of information and are linked to a corresponding reference in a Reference List.

Definition (informal)

Citation: How do you know who said it?

Example

For example, the Persuasive Essay Example includes the APA (American Psychological Association) style citation (Weinberg, 1989, p. 101) to indicate the source of a specific quotation.

Resources (textbook)

Refer to the textbook pages and sections to improve your knowledge and understanding of the criterion.

Resources (web)

Click on the links to access online resources to improve your knowledge and understanding of the criterion.

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