• If you base your main post and peer response entirely on the class textbook, you do not need to cite your source. However, if you also use other resources (books, articles), cite them using MLA or APA Format.
• When you cite a sentence/paragraph, it shows that it is not your opinion but information you have acquired from a scholar or someone who has studied the subject. That validates your stance on the subject. While opinions are welcome, make facts your primary focus as you create your discussion and react to others’ responses.
• For information about citation/references, see the following sites:
• Remember, there are two parts to a citation, the in-text citation and the references or works cited page at the end of the writing (or in this case, just a section at the end of your post).