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KMGT-670,CORPORATE FINANCE 1.201360-21 (UKL1.60077.201360) > WEEK 2 > DISCUSSIONS
| How to Respond to the Discussion QuestionsYou must submit your initial response to the Discussion Question below by the end of Day 3 (Saturday). A typical answer should have about 500 words, but it is the quality of the answer that matters, not the number of words. Satisfactory answers will demonstrate clear understanding of the topics and issues related to the DQ. Good answers will be able to explain the reasons in more depth. Excellent answers will be able to raise appropriate critical questions. Weak answers will demonstrate only a partial grasp of what is important in the context of the DQ. Please submit your initial response through the Turnitin submission link below in addition to posting it to the Discussion Board thread. Do include all your references, as per the Harvard Referencing System, but do not include the question itself.
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| Week 2 Discussion QuestionAcademic integrity in a cultural contextBy Saturday: In an approximately 500-word response, address the following issues/questions:When you speak or write, do you own the words that you have created? What about the thoughts that preceded those words? These questions get to the very heart of referencing and citation requirements in academic work. In the Western academic world, the presumption is that you do, in some sense, own your words and thoughts; at the very least, you have privileges pertaining to them. The main privilege is to be credited, or cited, for your effort and scholarship. These notions of authorship and ownership, however, are based in cultural expectations and are neither better nor worse than other cultural perspectives. Some non-Western cultures have historically placed emphasis on communal knowledge and showing...
Bibliography: document for more information on these requirements. In your plan, address the issues of plagiarism, paraphrasing, credible academic sources and citation requirements. * Finally, explain how using Turnitin throughout this module will assist in validating the academic originality of your work.Reference:
Bowden, D. (1996) ‘Coming to terms: plagiarism,’ English Journal,85 (4), pp. 82-84, ProQuest Central [Online]. DOI: 9477482 (Accessed: 9 March 2009).By Wednesday, post 3–5 responses to your colleagues by: * Asking insightful questions * Offering contributions based upon the literature and your prior experience * Extending the discussion into new but relevant areas * Modelling or promoting critical reflection Remember to cite ideas from the readings for this week, using Harvard style. Please submit your initial response through the Turnitin submission links below in addition to posting it to the Discussion Board. | |
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