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Academic Integrity Tutorial for Graduate Students by DiMenna-Nyselius Library, Fairfield University

The Scholarly Conversation

Part I: The Scholarly Conversation

At colleges and universities all around the world, students and faculty are participating in scholarly conversations, otherwise known as “academic discourse.” This discourse is how scholars engage with each other, communicate their research, and build on existing scholarship to create new knowledge.

In This Section, You Will:

  • Learn the meaning of the “scholarly conversation”
  • Value attribution as a key practice of scholars
  • Understand the purpose of a citation


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