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Citation examples (OSCOLA)
An interactive activity describing the components that form the citation of an Act, the citation of an case, and a neutral citation in the Oxford Standard for Citation of Legal Authorities (OSCOLA) style.
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Synthesis activity
This activity asks students to write a paragraph using information, evidence, or opinions from a selection of different sources. The aim is to help students develop their skills in synthesising information in order to support their arguments.
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Proofreading activity
This activity demonstrates the importance of proofreading work prior to submission. Students are presented with a paragraph of text and are asked to identify six errors, which include simple spelling mistakes, typos and homophones.
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Identifying the key ideas to research
An activity to help identify key ideas or concepts before beginning research.
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When to cite exercise
A drag and drop exercise in which knowledge of when to cite work of others is tested.
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Avoiding plagiarism exercise
A brief exercise containing four questions testing your ability to recognise plagiarism.
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Compile the references (OSCOLA)
Test ability to create correctly formatted references in the OSCOLA style. Piece together the fragments of a reference to form a correctly formatted reference.
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Citing in the text (Harvard)
A ‘fill in the blanks’ exercise to test skills citing references within a passage of text using the Cardiff University Harvard style.
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Compile the references (Harvard)
Activity testing ability to create correctly formatted references in the Cardiff Harvard style. Piece together the different elements of a reference to form a correctly formatted reference.
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