Primary Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 200–250 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
For this Discussion Board, please complete the following:
When you use research to support your writing, it is important to cite your sources. Citing your sources means that you list specific information about them for your audience to understand where the words you are quoting or the ideas you are presenting came from. There are several reasons that you should cite the sources that you use to support your writing, the most basic reason being that it is the right, or ethical, thing to do.
In addition to being the ethical thing to do, giving credit to others for their words or ideas can benefit you as a writer. Respond to the following:
Discuss 2–3 ways that citing your sources can help you as a writer.
Go ahead and try citing your source for the Unit 4 Individual Project in your post.
List both the full entry that you would put on the References page as well as your in-text citation.
Tips for Completing Your Post
If you need help citing your source, that’s okay—that’s why your instructor and the CTU Library team are here!
Responses to Other Students: Respond to at least 2 of your fellow classmates with at least a 50–100-word reply about their Primary Response regarding items you found to be compelling and enlightening. To help you with your discussion, please consider the following question: