BI 306 Biological Literature
FA 2007 HO
Associate Professor of Biology
Ph.D. University of MississippiM.S. University of Central ArkansasB.S.E. University of Central Arkansas
Monday: 10-10:50, 1-1:50; Tuesday 11-11:50; Wednesday 9-9:50; Thursday 10-10:50; Friday 9:30-10:50
August 20–December 14, 2007
8:45 - 10:00 AM
60 hrs and WCT
Textbook: None required
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Scientific research paper dealing with a current topic of importance.
Assignment Issues1. Knowledge of types of literature2. Be able to do electronic and manual literature searches3. Produce an evaluative cohesive work4. Recognize and use proper presentation techniques5. Application of scientific writing style6. Correct usage of grammar
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Grammar & Editing
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-86
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85It is still plagiarism if you use a writer's key phrases or sentence structure such that it is implied that they are your own, even if you cite the source. Plagiarism of this kind is usually unintentional and an incomplete understanding of the ethics of research and writing. More information will be provided in class.
A plagiarism tutorial is available at http://www.fairfield.edu/x14498.html or http://www.lib.sfu.ca/researchhelp/tutorials/interactive/plagiarism/tutorial/table-of-contents.htm. You should find these very helpful. Or a really cute but thorough one is found at http://tutorials.sjlibrary.org/tutorial/plagiarism/selector.htm.
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Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-88
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Last Updated:8/23/2007 7:38:07 AM