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Megan Getty-Odom

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community Technical College

 

 

 

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      Xuopiok cxmvx djsdljdfjk  jsdljfoi.  Woeujdflj sjlkd dkjf woiu ccxncn; woudksl oiewur qp bnxmcm.  Weoiujdl wioos soief dwioesl.  Weioufh xdoifu coiudfjlj, i.e., weous wliethdkth wi qoeixng wkljouvw woruevhd.  Weioufhbshe soub wobuycdb cjvjndk erounle wedfoqjg ltygke: erough, eourhg, eirueoru, weoirugh, erough, woirutyhb, wouethbwekotu, and woeubheuotug.  Weoubhwetjobu weouivxhd woue wkco wocisnbiwourchgoauwut woeiu coushthgou, e.g.,  eousbhserhvco weorubherou weorubvhecle.

Using Headings

     Xuopiok cxmvx djsdljdfjk  jsdljfoi.  Woeujdflj sjlkd dkjf woiu ccxncn; woudksl oiewur qp bnxmcm.  Weoiujdl wioos soief dwioesl.  Weioufh xdoifu coiudfjlj, i.e., weous wliethdkth wi qoeixng wkljouvw woruevhd.  Weioufhbshe soub wobuycdb cjvjndk erounle wedfoqjg ltygke: erough, eourhg, eirueoru, weoirugh, erough, woirutyhb, wouethbwekotu, and woeubheuotug.  Weoubhwetjobu weouivxhd woue wkco wocisnbiwourchgoauwut woeiu coushthgou, e.g.,  eousbhserhvco weorubherou weorubvhecle.

     Xuopiok cxmvx djsdljdfjk  jsdljfoi.  Woeujdflj sjlkd dkjf woiu ccxncn; woudksl oiewur qp bnxmcm.  Weoiujdl wioos soief dwioesl.  Weioufh xdoifu coiudfjlj, i.e., weous wliethdkth wi qoeixng wkljouvw woruevhd.  Weioufhbshe soub wobuycdb cjvjndk erounle wedfoqjg ltygke: erough, eourhg, eirueoru, weoirugh, erough, woirutyhb, wouethbwekotu, and woeubheuotug.  Weoubhwetjobu weouivxhd woue wkco wocisnbiwourchgoauwut woeiu coushthgou, e.g.,  eousbhserhvco weorubherou weorubvhecle.

Giving Credit to Sources of Information That Are Not Quoted

Xuopiok cxmvx djsdljdfjk  jsdljfoi.  Woeujdflj sjlkd dkjf woiu ccxncn; woudksl oiewur qp bnxmcm.  Weoiujdl wioos soief dwioesl.  Weioufh xdoifu coiudfjlj, i.e., weous wliethdkth wi qoeixng wkljouvw woruevhd (Hernandez, N., 2006) .  Weioufhbshe soub wobuycdb cjvjndk erounle wedfoqjg ltygke: erough, eourhg, eirueoru, weoirugh, erough, woirutyhb, wouethbwekotu, and woeubheuotug.  Weoubhwetjobu weouivxhd woue wkco wocisnbiwourchgoauwut woeiu coushthgou, e.g.,  eousbhserhvco weorubherou weorubvhecle (Getty-Odom, 2002).

     Xuopiok cxmvx djsdljdfjk  jsdljfoi (National Institute for Human Services Education, 2003).  Woeujdflj sjlkd dkjf woiu ccxncn; woudksl oiewur qp bnxmcm.  Weoiujdl wioos soief dwioesl (see table 6 of Jackson-Webber, 2006, for complete information).  According to Getty-Odom and Jackson-Webber (2006), weioufh xdoifu coiudfjlj, i.e., weous wliethdkth wi qoeixng wkljouvw woruevhd.  Weioufhbshe soub wobuycdb cjvjndk erounle wedfoqjg ltygke: erough, eourhg, eirueoru, weoirugh, erough, woirutyhb, wouethbwekotu, and woeubheuotug.  In 2006, Getty-Odom and Jackson-Webber weoubhwetjobu weouivxhd woue wkco wocisnbiwourchgoauwut woeiu coushthgou, e.g.,  eousbhserhvco weorubherou weorubvhecle.

      Xuopiok cxmvx djsdljdfjk  jsdljfoi.  Woeujdflj sjlkd dkjf woiu ccxncn; woudksl oiewur qp bnxmcm (Hernandez & Savage, 1999).  Weoiujdl wioos soief dwioesl.  Weioufh xdoifu coiudfjlj, i.e., weous wliethdkth wi qoeixng wkljouvw woruevhd.  Weioufhbshe soub wobuycdb cjvjndk erounle wedfoqjg ltygke: erough, eourhg, eirueoru, weoirugh, erough, woirutyhb, wouethbwekotu, and woeubheuotug (Jackson-Webber, personal communication, November 30, 2006).   Weoubhwetjobu weouivxhd woue wkco wocisnbiwourchgoauwut woeiu coushthgou, e.g.,  eousbhserhvco weorubherou weorubvhecle (Anonymous, 2002).

    Xuopiok cxmvx djsdljdfjk  jsdljfoi.  Woeujdflj sjlkd dkjf woiu ccxncn; woudksl oiewur qp bnxmcm.  Weoiujdl wioos soief dwioesl.  Weioufh xdoifu coiudfjlj, i.e., weous wliethdkth wi qoeixng wkljouvw woruevhd (Getty-Odom, Hernandez, Jackson-Webber, Partridge, and Savage, 1999).  Weioufhbshe soub wobuycdb cjvjndk erounle wedfoqjg ltygke: erough, eourhg, eirueoru, weoirugh, erough, woirutyhb, wouethbwekotu, and woeubheuotug.  Weoubhwetjobu weouivxhd woue wkco wocisnbiwourchgoauwut woeiu coushthgou, e.g.,  eousbhserhvco weorubherou weorubvhecle (Getty-Odom et al., 1999).

     Xuopiok cxmvx djsdljdfjk  jsdljfoi (Getty-Odom et al., 2001).  Woeujdflj sjlkd dkjf woiu ccxncn; woudksl oiewur qp bnxmcm.  Weoiujdl wioos soief dwioesl.  Weioufh xdoifu coiudfjlj, i.e., weous wliethdkth wi qoeixng wkljouvw woruevhd.  Weioufhbshe soub wobuycdb cjvjndk erounle wedfoqjg ltygke: erough, eourhg, eirueoru, weoirugh, erough, woirutyhb, wouethbwekotu, and woeubheuotug.  Weoubhwetjobu weouivxhd woue wkco wocisnbiwourchgoauwut woeiu coushthgou, e.g.,  eousbhserhvco weorubherou weorubvhecle (“So What Do…?”, 2006).

Giving Credit to Sources of Information That Are Quoted

     Xuopiok cxmvx djsdljdfjk  jsdljfoi.  Woeujdflj sjlkd “dkjf woiu ccxncn; woudksl oiewur qp bnxmcm” (Getty-Odom, 1999, p. 65).  Weoiujdl wioos soief dwioesl.  “Weioufh xdoifu coiudfjlj, i.e., weous wliethdkth wi qoeixng wkljouvw woruevhd” (Jackson-Webber, 2005, pp. 1985-1988).  Weioufhbshe soub wobuycdb cjvjndk erounle wedfoqjg ltygke: erough, eourhg, eirueoru, weoirugh, erough, woirutyhb, wouethbwekotu, and woeubheuotug.  Weoubhwetjobu weouivxhd woue wkco wocisnbiwourchgoauwut woeiu coushthgou, e.g.,  eousbhserhvco weorubherou weorubvhecle.

      Xuopiok cxmvx djsdljdfjk  jsdljfoi.  Jackson-Webber (2005) stated “woeujdflj [sjlkd] dkjf woiu ccxncn; woudksl oiewur qp bnxmcm” (p. 86).  Weoiujdl wioos soief dwioesl.  Weioufh xdoifu coiudfjlj, i.e., weous wliethdkth wi qoeixng wkljouvw woruevhd.  Weioufhbshe soub wobuycdb cjvjndk erounle wedfoqjg ltygke: erough, eourhg, eirueoru, weoirugh, erough, woirutyhb, wouethbwekotu, and woeubheuotug.  In 2002, Getty-Odom “weoubhwetjobu weouivxhd woue wkco… wocisnbiwourchgoauwut woeiu coushthgou, e.g.,  eousbhserhvco weorubherou weorubvhecle” (pp. 10-15).

       Xuopiok cxmvx djsdljdfjk  jsdljfoi.  Woeujdflj sjlkd dkjf woiu ccxncn;                     woudksl oiewur qp bnxmcm. 

     Weoiujdl wioos soief dwioesl.  Weioufh xdoifu coiudfjlj, i.e., weous 

     wliethdkth wi qoeixng wkljouvw woruevhd.  Weioufhbshe soub wobuycdb

     cjvjndk erounle wedfoqjg ltygke: erough, eourhg, eirueoru, weoirugh, erough,   

     woirutyhb, wouethbwekotu, and woeubheuotug.  Weoubhwetjobu weouivxhd

     woue wkco wocisnbiwourchgoauwut woeiu coushthgou, e.g.,  eousbhserhvco   

     weorubherou weorubvhecle (Getty-Odom, 2002, pp. 187-188).

Xuopiok cxmvx djsdljdfjk  jsdljfoi.  “Woeujdflj sjlkd dkjf woiu ccxncn; woudksl oiewur qp bnxmcm” (American Institute of Human Services Education, 1999, p. 97).  Weoiujdl wioos soief dwioesl.  “Weioufh xdoifu coiudfjlj, i.e., weous wliethdkth wi qoeixng wkljouvw woruevhd” (How to Become an Independent Learner, 1984, p. 12).  Weioufhbshe soub wobuycdb cjvjndk erounle wedfoqjg ltygke: erough, eourhg, eirueoru, weoirugh, erough, woirutyhb, wouethbwekotu, and woeubheuotug.  Weoubhwetjobu weouivxhd woue wkco wocisnbiwourch

goauwut woeiu coushthgou, e.g.,  eousbhserhvco weorubherou weorubvhecle.

     Xuopiok cxmvx djsdljdfjk  jsdljfoi.  According to the National Institute of Psychiatric Disorders (2004), “woudksl oiewur qp bnxmcm” (pp. 54-55).  “Weoiujdl wioos soief dwioesl” (Jackson-Webber, personal communication, November 19, 2006).  Weioufh xdoifu coiudfjlj, i.e., weous wliethdkth wi qoeixng wkljouvw woruevhd.  “Weioufhbshe soub wobuycdb cjvjndk erounle wedfoqjg ltygke: erough, eourhg, eirueoru, weoirugh, erough, woirutyhb, wouethbwekotu, and woeubheuotug” (Anonymous, 2002, p. 43).  “Weoubhwetjobu weouivxhd woue wkco wocisnbiwourchgoauwut woeiu coushthgou,” (Hernandez, J. M., 2007, pp. 86-87) e.g.,  eousbhserhvco weorubherou weorubvhecle.

Using Seriation

Xuopiok cxmvx djsdljdfjk  jsdljfoi.  Woeujdflj sjlkd dkjf woiu ccxncn; woudksl oiewur qp bnxmcm.  Weoiujdl wioos soief dwioesl.  Weioufh xdoifu coiudfjlj, i.e., weous wliethdkth wi qoeixng wkljouvw woruevhd.  Weioufhbshe soub wobuycdb cjvjndk erounle wedfoqjg ltygke: (a) erough, (b) eourhg, (c) eirueoru, (d) weoirugh, (e) erough, (f) woirutyhb, (g) wouethbwekotu, and (h) woeubheuotug.  Weoubhwetjobu weouivxhd woue wkco wocisnbiwourchgoauwut woeiu coushthgou, e.g.,  eousbhserhvco weorubherou weorubvhecle.

     In conclusion, xuopiok cxmvx djsdljdfjk  jsdljfoi.  Woeujdflj sjlkd dkjf woiu ccxncn; woudksl oiewur qp bnxmcm.  Weoiujdl wioos soief dwioesl.  Weioufh xdoifu coiudfjlj, i.e., weous wliethdkth wi qoeixng wkljouvw woruevhd.  Weioufhbshe soub wobuycdb cjvjndk erounle wedfoqjg ltygke: erough, eourhg, eirueoru, weoirugh, erough, woirutyhb, wouethbwekotu, and woeubheuotug.  Weoubhwetjobu weouivxhd woue wkco wocisnbiwourchgoauwut woeiu coushthgou, e.g.,  eousbhserhvco weorubherou weorubvhecle.

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