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Academic Integrity Tutorial (APA Style): 5. Practice quoting

Practice direct quoting


Incorporate short quotes within a sentence. Every style has its own rules about how to cite a long quote (as defined by number of lines of text or word count), so check the style manual you are following. 

(Quotes #2 and 3 above follow APA Style, pp. 170-171. )


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Reference

 Kim, Y., Wang, Y., & Oh, J. (2016). Digital media use and social engagement: How social media and smartphone use influence social activities of college students. Cyberpsychology, Behavior & Social Networking19(4), 264-269. https://doi.org/10.1089/cyber.2015.0408

Original passage: 
Social media and smartphones can provide a platform for college students to interact with others, share information about school events or activities, and talk about their college lives. Furthermore, they are encouraged to participate in school activities and social gatherings. Therefore, as our study found, college students’ use of social media and smartphones has a positive impact on their social engagement.

 

Quote:
The study found that college students use social media to "share information about school activities and social gatherings" (Kim, Wang, & Oh, 2016, p. 267).


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Reference

 Kim, Y., Wang, Y., & Oh, J. (2016). Digital media use and social engagement: How social media and smartphone use influence social activities of college students. Cyberpsychology, Behavior & Social Networking19(4), 264-269. https://doi.org/10.1089/cyber.2015.0408

Original passage: 
The results of this study reinforce the literature by showing that college students’ desire to belong plays an important role in motivating them to use social media and smartphones to communicate with others. Namely, the higher levels of desire students have to be part of a social group and to be loved, the higher chance they will engage in communication through digital media. College students use digital media to interact with others to fulfill their psychological needs.

 

Quote:

Another recent research study shows college student use of social media demonstrates a desire to belong and to be loved:

"The results of this study reinforce the literature by showing that college students’ desire to belong plays an important role in motivating them to use social media and smartphones to communicate with others. Namely, the higher levels of desire students have to be part of a social group and to be loved, the higher chance they will engage in communication through digital media. College students use digital media to interact with others to fulfill their psychological needs." (Kim, Wang, & Oh, 2016, p. 267)

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Reference

 Kim, Y., Wang, Y., & Oh, J. (2016). Digital media use and social engagement: How social media and smartphone use influence social activities of college students. Cyberpsychology, Behavior & Social Networking19(4), 264-269. https://doi.org/10.1089/cyber.2015.0408

Original passage: 
The results of this study reinforce the literature by showing that college students’ desire to belong plays an important role in motivating them to use social media and smartphones to communicate with others. Namely, the higher levels of desire students have to be part of a social group and to be loved, the higher chance they will engage in communication through digital media. College students use digital media to interact with others to fulfill their psychological needs.


Quote:

Another recent research study shows college student use of social media demonstrates a desire to belong and to be loved:

The results of this study reinforce the literature by showing that college students’ desire to belong plays an important role in motivating them to use social media and smartphones to communicate with others. Namely, the higher levels of desire students have to be part of a social group and to be loved, the higher chance they will engage in communication through digital media. College students use digital media to interact with others to fulfill their psychological needs. (Kim, Wang, & Oh, 2016, p. 267)

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