September 2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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EN 106 - Information Literacy and Research Writing


This course introduces students to available library reference sources and the use of APA formatting for the completion of academic work. Students will learn how to avoid plagiarism, use Herzing University library databases, evaluate sources for credibility, and create documents in APA format that include title page, running head, headings, body paragraphs, in-text citations, and references page. Additional topics may include writing in an academic tone, choosing and focusing a research topic, reading and taking notes on academic research, writing summaries and paraphrases, and conducting effective searches by using techniques such as Boolean operators, exact phrase searching, and subject searching. 1.00 semester credit hour Contact Hours: 15.00 Prerequisites: EN 090  or test out. Corequisites: None.