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You must use reliable sources to verify what you write. (To verify means you use a reliable source to confirm the accuracy of anything you write.)

 

 

In this course, if you cannot verify the fact, do not write it and do not assume that the source agrees with you. If you are certain something is true and you cannot find it clearly in our sources, ask me for help.


In this course, you also must select facts to reveal the facts accurately. Examples:

         If a question is about something specific (such as a time, type of person, or region), verify that the source is about that specific thing.

         If the source covers facts about two or more sides or positions or actions from two or more groups or individuals, do not include only one side as though the other did not occur.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Copyright C. J. Bibus, Ed.D. 2003-2013

 

 

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