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Research Skills and referencing skills and tools

Faculty of Humanities: Handbook on Citation and Related Matters

This document can be used as a reference guide for students and staff when facing questions around referencing and citations.

Communication Skills: Writing

A chapter on writing skills from the textbook, Communication Skills, developed by the Language Communication for Development Department at the Bunda College of Agriculture, University of Malawi.

Communication Skills Textbook (Word)

This textbook has been designed to support students who are studying Communication during the first semester of the first year. This textbook has been created by lecturers from the University of Malawi - Bunda College of Agriculture.

Communication Skills Textbook (PDF)

This textbook has been designed to support students who are studying Communication during the first semester of the first year. This textbook has been created by lecturers from the University of Malawi - Bunda College of Agriculture.

Referencing using APA/Resources/Paraphrasing, Summarising and Quoting (pdf)' )

"This site shows you how work from other authors might be integrated into a paragraph. Please note that this referencing is not in the APA style."

Module C3 ? Working with concepts

"The activities in this module introduce users to a paragraph structure that is commonly used in academic writing. It also looks at how to acknowledge other writers’ ideas through the use of a standard referencing system. "

Finding information in technology

The internet provides a world of information, but how do you find what you are looking for? This unit will help you discover the meaning of information quality and teach you how to evaluate the material you come across in your study of technology. You will

Citing sources

A guide to citing sources from print and the web.

Research on the Internet

Got an essay, research paper or thesis to write? Want to research using the Internet? Here’s a brief guide to get you started.

Modeling Research Skills

The fifth lesson in the Family, History and Memory module centers on developing students` research skills. Using the book The Diary of Anne Frank as a starting point, it guides students through the necessary steps for conducting good-quality research and d