Academic Honesty Exercise
Due: Tuesday, October 3
This exercise asks you to demonstrate your understanding of elements of
citation, quotation, and paraphrasing by using specific source to answer
the following questions. All citations should follow the APA style
outlined in The College Writer's Reference, Fourth Edition by Toby
Fulwiler and Alan R. Hayakawa, Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2005.
Read the Grinnell College Policy on Academic Honesty
from the Grinnell College Student Handbook.
Read the Exercise on Citation and Paraphrase from the
booklet on Academic Honesty that was distributed in class.
Complete Section II in Judy Hunter's Exercises, basing your work
on the following passages. For each part, you must use appropriate
attribution following APA style. Also, you must compile a Works Cited for
this exercise, again following APA style.
Paraphrase: Write a paragraph that paraphrases the section on
Will Yet More Technology Help? from our earlier reading
by Erik Nelsson, Why Has Voting Technology Failed Us?.
Also, include a full citation for this material in a list of
Block Quotation: Go to the home page for the Computer Science
Department (http://www.cs.grinnell.edu). Click on the link for "The
Mathematics Local-Area Network (MathLAN)", and then on the link for MathLAN
workstations. This page provides biographical material for various famous
mathematicians, computer sciences, and physicists for which the MathLAN
workstations and servers are named. About halfway down the page, in the
servers section, find a link for Grace Brewster Murray Hopper, for
whom our Web server is named. Use this material to write a paragraph that
includes a block quotation.
Snippets: Construct your own paragraph using
snippets, based on the Web page obtained by going to the home page for the
Mathematics Department (http://www.math.grinnell.edu)
and clicking on the logo at the top of the page.
Using an Idea: Write a paragraph that uses an idea
you got from Walker's Chapter 6.
Sign and return the Statement on Academic Honesty at
Grinnell (page 33 in the Academic Honesty booklet).
You must use word processing software to prepare your assignment, and you
must run a spelling checker on your work. (The exercise will not be
accepted if it contains obvious spelling errors which would be caught by a
spelling checker.) You must turn in 3 copies of your exercise, as printed
by the word processing software on a laser-quality printer.
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