Applied Sciences

Guidelines for Assignments

— Assignments should be in Microsoft Word format. Be sure to save your assignments as MS Word documents and double-check the extension on the document before you submit it. The Microsoft Word document extensions are .doc and .docx.

— All assignments must have a title and assignment number.   All assignments must be typed and formatted. You should use 10-12 point Times New Roman or a similar font.  Assignments should have a clear paragraph structure.  No handwritten and scanned/photographed assignments will be accepted.

— A Reference List must appear at the end of each assignment. Requirements for reference formatting will be different for different assignments. Make sure to pay attention to details in the assignment description.    Remember that it is necessary to reference every source that you have used in the preparation of your assignment (even your textbook!). We must give credit where credit is due!  Plagiarism is using another person’s words, ideas, or results without giving proper credit to that source, giving the impression that it is the student’s own work. Plagiarism will not be tolerated. In-text citations must appear throughout your assignment to indicate where you used referenced information. All references in your Reference List should have a corresponding in-text citation within your assignment.

— All assignments are individual projects and must be written in your own words. Copying somebody else’s work without citation reference is considered plagiarismNo more than 10% of your text should be quoted material.

Resources for Chapters 1 & 2

Websites

Review these websites when studying Chapters 1 and 2.  The first three resources will help you complete Assignment 1 – Assessing Reliable Sources.

1. NIH:  How To Evaluate Health Information on the Internet (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.   You can use these 10  “W” questions.

https://ods.od.nih.gov/Health_Information/How_To_Evaluate_Health_Information_on_the_Internet_Questions_and_Answers.aspx

2. Excellent tutorial from the National Library of Medicine:  Evaluating Internet Health Information (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.   https://medlineplus.gov/webeval/webeval.html

3. NCCIH:  Finding and Evaluating Online Resources (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.   You can use these 5 “W” questions. https://nccih.nih.gov/health/webresources

4. National Library of Medicine –  PubMed (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.   https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/

This is a great tool – a database of articles in peer-reviewed journals related to health, biology, medicine and much more. Not all articles are in open access but for most of them, you will see a summary. You can find original research and review scientific articles here. You can search the database by author, title or topic. Keep in mind that search results come in reverse chronological order.

5. Dietary Guidelines for Americans (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.    https://health.gov/dietaryguidelines/2015/default.asp

6. Choose My Plate (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.     https://www.choosemyplate.gov/

7. FDA:  How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Label (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.    This website will help you complete Homework: Nutrition Labels in Pearson. https://www.fda.gov/food/nutrition-education-resources-and-materials/how-understand-and-use-nutrition-facts-label

Guidelines for Assignments

Assignments should be in Microsoft Word format. Be sure to save your assignments

as MS Word documents and double

check the extension on the document before you

submit it. The Microsoft Word document extensions are .doc and .docx.

All assignments mus

t have a title and assignment number.

All assignments must be typed and formatted. You should use 10

12 point Times New

Roman or a similar font.

Assignments should have a clear paragraph structure.

No handwritten and scanned/photographed assignments wi

ll be accepted.

A

Reference List

must appear at the end of each assignment. Requirements for

reference formatting will be different for different assignments. Make sure to pay

attention to details in the assignment description.

Remember that it is ne

cessary to reference every source that you have used in the

preparation of your assignment (even your textbook!). We must give credit where credit

is due!

Plagiarism is using another person’s words, ideas, or results without giving proper credit

to that s

ource, giving the impression that it is the student’s own work.

Plagiarism will

not be tolerated.

In

text citations

must appear throughout your assignment to indicate where you used

referenced information. All references in your Reference List should have

a

corresponding in

text citation within your assignment.

All assignments are individual projects and must be written

in your own words

.

Copying somebody else’s work without citation reference is considered

plagiarism

.

No

more than 10% of your text shoul

d be quoted material

.

Resources

for Chapters 1 & 2

Websites

Review these websites when studying Chapters 1 and 2.

The first three resources will

help you complete Assignment 1

Assessing Reliable Sources.

1.

NIH:

How To Evaluate Health Information on the Internet

(Links

to

an

external

site.)Links

to

an

external

site.

Y

ou can use these 10

“W” questions.

https://ods.od.nih.gov/Health_Information/How_To_Evaluate_Health_Information_on_the_Interne

t_Questions_and_Answers.aspx

Guidelines for Assignments

— Assignments should be in Microsoft Word format. Be sure to save your assignments

as MS Word documents and double-check the extension on the document before you

submit it. The Microsoft Word document extensions are .doc and .docx.

— All assignments must have a title and assignment number.

All assignments must be typed and formatted. You should use 10-12 point Times New

Roman or a similar font.

Assignments should have a clear paragraph structure.

No handwritten and scanned/photographed assignments will be accepted.

— A Reference List must appear at the end of each assignment. Requirements for

reference formatting will be different for different assignments. Make sure to pay

attention to details in the assignment description.

Remember that it is necessary to reference every source that you have used in the

preparation of your assignment (even your textbook!). We must give credit where credit

is due!

Plagiarism is using another person’s words, ideas, or results without giving proper credit

to that source, giving the impression that it is the student’s own work. Plagiarism will

not be tolerated.

In-text citations must appear throughout your assignment to indicate where you used

referenced information. All references in your Reference List should have a

corresponding in-text citation within your assignment.

— All assignments are individual projects and must be written in your own words.

Copying somebody else’s work without citation reference is considered plagiarism. No

more than 10% of your text should be quoted material.

Resources for Chapters 1 & 2

Websites

Review these websites when studying Chapters 1 and 2. The first three resources will

help you complete Assignment 1 – Assessing Reliable Sources.

1. NIH: How To Evaluate Health Information on the Internet (Links to an

external site.)Links to an external site. You can use these 10 “W” questions.

https://ods.od.nih.gov/Health_Information/How_To_Evaluate_Health_Information_on_the_Interne

t_Questions_and_Answers.aspx

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