|Examples of paragraphs with quotes||Themes|
|Education||Hierarchy of needs. (Example of misquoting to beware).|
|Treaty of Waitangi. (Example of patch writing to beware.)|
|Philosophy||Plato's problem with democracy.|
|Mill's utilitarianism and conflict with justice.|
|Locke and the quality of objects.|
|Biology||Koi Carp in Waikato. (Example of an irrelevant quote.)|
|Examples of paraphrases||Themes|
|Geography||Developing nations and economic strategies.|
|Developing nations and economic strategies. (Common knowledge)|
|Philosophy||Plato's criticism of democracy. (Paragraphing annotations included)|
Types of sources often cited in university assignments.
Books with one author - the little features of punctuation that students sometimes miss.
Books with two or more authors - what to do in your reference list and citations when there is more than one author.
This resource was developed by Katherine Gilliver-Brown, Student Learning, Faculty of Education. This project is designed to help students to learn to recognise the elements of writing that contribute to the quality of a text. Thank you to the following people:
- Jim Fulton,Ben Shuker, Daisy Ager, and Dawn Marsh for contributing excerpts or activity content.
Enjoy - Katherine
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