4. Promote academic writing and referencing skills

Encouraging your students to develop academic writing and referencing skills is an important and positive strategy in preventing unintentional plagiarism.

All students must learn the skills of paraphrasing, summarising, quoting and referencing in the style/s appropriate for their study area.

The Study and Learning Centre (SLC) and the Library provide training resources designed to help students develop the necessary academic writing and referencing skills.

Advise your students which referencing styles they must use for each new assessment task and point them to:

Remember to set a good example by using correct referencing techniques in all your course materials.