HOW TO DO A FOOTNOTE STYLE INTEXT CITATION FOR A RESEARCH PROJECT WORK

Over the years, proper citation has being the watch words for all researchers (undergraduates or postgraduates)
and project supervisors in Nigeria. The essence of citation is to control the level of plagiarism in project/research writing. As the research world continues to grow, different types of citations continue to evolve. But the main focus of this article is to educate undergraduate, post-graduate students and other researchers on how to do a footnote style in-text citation for their research work. Before we go into the discussion proper we shall first of
all understand what citation and footnotes are all about.
8/1/2018 HOW TO DO A FOOTNOTE STYLE IN-TEXT CITATION FOR A RESEARCH PROJECT WORK | UniProjectMaterials Blog

a citation could simply be defined as a kind of reference to a published or unpublished research sources. To clearly understand what a citation is all
about; we could say a citation is combination of abbreviated and alphanumeric expression that are embedded in the body of a research work that usually
denote an entry in the reference. Footnote: a footnote is simply a kind of information which is usually printed at the bottom of a page in a research work.
Footnote style in-text citation is a kind of citation where we use numbers to cite a research project work but the numbering will follow in an arranged order in the
bibliographic references. Take a good look at the examples below: According to Blurton (2002), information communication
technology is referred to as diverse set of technological tools and resources used to communicate, disseminate, store and manage information. Technologies in ICT include Radio and Television (broadcasting technology) telephony, computers and the internet. Information communication technology application in education his
tremendously changed the way education is concerned and delivered to students. Safint Hogue and Shfiul Alam (2010) believed that information communication are enablers that optimize students centred pedagogical method. At the tertiary level, ICT based education such as e- learning, distance education or virtual campus and virtual learning is fast gaining ground worldwide and Nigeria is not left out of this revolution.

References

Blurton, (2002): http://www.fmegovng.org/ [Including links to parastatal organizations. In English.Retrieved on 20/1/2015.

Safint Hogue & Shfiul Alam (2010). "Which Room is the Virtual Seminar in Please?” Education
and Training,, 44(3), 112- 121.

Horton, W. (2005). Leading e-learning; http://www.elearningguru.com
ASTD,
pg.147.

But in the footnote style intext citation, we can follow
this format below:

Information communication technology is referred to as diverse set of technological tools and resources used to communicate, disseminate, store and manage information. Technologies in ICT include Radio and Television (broadcasting technology) telephony, computers and the internet. Information communication technology application in education his tremendously changed the way education is concerned and delivered to students [1] .

Information communications are enablers that optimize students’ centered pedagogical method. At the tertiary
level, ICT based education such as e- learning, distance

HOW TO DO A FOOTNOTE STYLE INTEXT CITATION FOR A RESEARCH PROJECT WORK


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