Students taking Communication 111 should be able to successfully do the following:
- Recognize what information is needed to complete specific exercises/assignments
- Identify the various types of materials appropriate for use in a college-level research assignment
- Use databases/search engines to explore a given topic
- Use a magazine/journal database to access necessary research materials
- Correctly create a list of references in APA or MLA style
Refer to the tutorials in the left-hand column if you require a refresher in any of these skills
We use citations to do a number of things:
- Support our information/argument,
- Make it possible for our audience to find out more,
- Give credit to the previous authors/speakers whose work we are drawing from,
- Avoid plagiarism.
To do these things in your speech, you'll want to include oral citations. For more information and examples of oral citations, visit the College of Southern Nevada Library's guide on oral citations.
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