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  • Dr Paul Penn

Using quotation appropriately

Updated: Aug 5, 2022

0:00 - Start

0:25 - What is quotation?

0:56 - An example of a quotation in APA style

1:33 - When is it appropriate to use quotation

3:05 - Misuse of quotations

5:37 - Source dependency?

6:17 - Sub-optimal note-taking practices & Cryptomensia

7:12 - Advice on avoiding the misuse of quotation


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In this video I provide some important advice on the appropriate use of quotation and how to avoid mis-using it or becoming over-reliant on it in your composition.

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