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<ul><li> Slide 1 </li> <li> 1 APA STYLE GUIDE How to Format Your Paper and Cite Your Sources A Tutorial </li> <li> Slide 2 </li> <li> 2 Introduction </li> <li> Slide 3 </li> <li> 3 An Introduction to Sections I and II provides you with general guidelines about the APA STYLE paper formatting and citation rules. A Note about Navigating this Tutorial: At first, the tutorial will help you navigate the Introduction Section as the slides will transition automatically. When Section I, How to Format Your Paper, begins, please click on each slide to advance the presentation one slide at a time. You will be reminded to do so before Section I. This will give you control of the slide transition from this point on. You can view the examples and information in general at your own pace. </li> <li> Slide 4 </li> <li> 4 APA STYLE GUIDE How to Format Your Paper and Cite Your Sources: An Introduction </li> <li> Slide 5 </li> <li> 5 APA STYLE GUIDE: APA Documentation System How to Format Your Paper, and How to Cite Your Sources. This presentation offers an overview of the APA documentation system described in the 5th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (2001), as it relates to How to Format Your Paper, and How to Cite Your Sources. It also includes documentation from the APA Style Guide for Electronic References (2007). It also includes documentation from the APA Style Guide for Electronic References (2007). </li> <li> Slide 6 </li> <li> 6 APA STYLE GUIDE: APA Documentation System For a comprehensive coverage of these topics, please consult the print version of the Manual itself (5 TH ed.), found in your library, or (2007) at: http://apastyle.org/ For a comprehensive coverage of these topics, please consult the print version of the Manual itself (5 TH ed.), found in your library, or (2007) at: http://apastyle.org/http://apastyle.org/ </li> <li> Slide 7 </li> <li> 7 APA STYLE GUIDE: APA Documentation System APA Style Guide to Electronic References (2007). APA Style Guide to Electronic References (2007). APA Style Guide to Electronic References APA Style Guide to Electronic References This guide is a revised and updated version of section 4.16 of the fifth edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (2001, pp. 268281). This guide is a revised and updated version of section 4.16 of the fifth edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (2001, pp. 268281).Publication Manual of the American Psychological AssociationPublication Manual of the American Psychological Association </li> <li> Slide 8 </li> <li> 8 How to Use This APA Style Guide For easy of use, this style guide is comprised of two main sections: I. How to Format Your Paper I. How to Format Your Paper II. How to Cite Your Sources II. How to Cite Your Sources </li> <li> Slide 9 </li> <li> 9 How to Use This APA Style Guide Hyperlinks throughout this tutorial help you better navigate the sections at point of need. Hyperlinks throughout this tutorial help you better navigate the sections at point of need. </li> <li> Slide 10 </li> <li> 10 How to Use This APA Style Guide For easy of use, this style guide is comprised of two main sections: I. How to Format Your Paper I. How to Format Your Paper II. How to Cite Your Sources II. How to Cite Your Sources PAPER FORMATTING The FIRST SECTION covers the formatting of the major parts of your paper in general: title page, the main body of your paper, and references. The focus of the section is the overall page numbering, line spacing, margin setting, punctuation and capitalization used for these parts (This guide is not intended as a comprehensive manual for punctuation.) </li> <li> Slide 11 </li> <li> 11 How to Use This APA Style Guide For easy of use, this style guide is comprised of two main sections: I. How to Format Your Paper I. How to Format Your Paper II. How to Cite Your Sources II. How to Cite Your Sources Hyperlinks throughout this guide help you better navigate the sections at point of need. Hyperlinks throughout this guide help you better navigate the sections at point of need. PAPER FORMATTING The FIRST SECTION covers the formatting of the major parts of your paper in general: title page, the main body of your paper, and references. The focus of the section is the overall page numbering, line spacing, margin setting, punctuation and capitalization used for these parts (This guide is not intended as a comprehensive manual for punctuation.) </li> <li> Slide 12 </li> <li> 12 How to Use This APA Style Guide For easy of use, this style guide is comprised of two main sections: I. How to Format Your Paper I. How to Format Your Paper II. How to Cite Your Sources II. How to Cite Your Sources SOURCES YOU NEED TO CITE AND HOW TO CITE THEM The SECOND SECTION shows you The SECOND SECTION shows you how to handle the parts of a paper you need to document: sources you need to cite and how to cite them. Basically, the second section provides examples of frequently used types of citations. </li> <li> Slide 13 </li> <li> 13 How to Use This APA Style Guide In addition to the two main sections, I. How to Format Your Paper, and How to Cite Your Sources, this presentation includes four Appendices and a Subject Index: </li> <li> Slide 14 </li> <li> 14 How to Use This APA Style Guide Appendix A covers a very important ethical and legal issue: plagiarism. Appendix B introduces more topics and examples beyond the ones featured in Sections I and II. </li> <li> Slide 15 </li> <li> 15 How to Use This APA Style Guide Appendix C provides hints on how to keep track of your citations as you go along collecting materials for your research paper. Appendix D refers you to Keiser Online Resource Center, The OWL at Purdue, and other university online writing centers to expand your knowledge of the APA Style Guide as well as writing processes in general. </li> <li> Slide 16 </li> <li> 16 How to Use This APA Style Guide A convenient Subject Index can be found at the end of this tutorial. The entries contain links to the slides where the topics/examples can be easily and quickly retrieved. </li> <li> Slide 17 </li> <li> 17 How to Use This APA Style Guide In addition to the two main sections, I. How to Format Your Paper, and II. How to Cite Your Sources, this presentation includes Appendices and a Subject Index: In addition to the two main sections, I. How to Format Your Paper, and II. How to Cite Your Sources, this presentation includes Appendices and a Subject Index: Appendix A covers a very important ethical and legal issue: plagiarism. Appendix B introduces different topics and examples of citations in addition to the most common ones featured in Sections I and II. Appendix C provides hints on how to keep track of your citations as you go along collecting materials for your research paper. Appendix D refers you to Keiser Online Resource Center, The OWL at Purdue, and other university online writing centers to expand your knowledge of the APA Style Guide as well as writing processes in general. A convenient Subject Index can be found at the end of this tutorial. The entries contain links to the slides where the topics/examples can be easily and quickly retrieved. </li> <li> Slide 18 </li> <li> 18 General Guidelines Why Do We Format a Paper and Cite Sources? I. Why Do We Format a Paper? General Guidelines Why Do We Format a Paper and Cite Sources? I. Why Do We Format a Paper? APA style is the style of writing used by authors submitting their research as articles to journals published by the American Psychological Association (APA). Who Uses APA Style Guide? The rules and guidelines presented in the APA Publication Manual are also the standard for authors other than those publishing in an APA journal. Papers reporting research in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Business, Economics, Criminology, Education and Nursing often follow the APA Style. </li> <li> Slide 19 </li> <li> 19 General Guidelines Why Do We Format a Paper and Cite Sources? I. Why Do We Format a Paper? General Guidelines Why Do We Format a Paper and Cite Sources? I. Why Do We Format a Paper? APA style is the style of writing used by authors submitting their research as articles to journals published by the American Psychological Association (APA). A. Copy Manuscripts vs. Final Manuscripts (Scholarly Papers vs. Class Papers) Although originally intended for preparing papers for publication (copy manuscripts), both the APA research paper formatting and citation guidelines are the style of choice for final manuscripts. By final manuscripts, we mean class papers, theses, and dissertations. It helps students to maintain a more consistent format when writing. </li> <li> Slide 20 </li> <li> 20 General Guidelines Why Do We Format a Paper and Cite Sources? I. Why Do We Format a Paper? General Guidelines Why Do We Format a Paper and Cite Sources? I. Why Do We Format a Paper? B. Formatting and Citing Material Other than Journal Articles. Some of the rules for publication in scholarly journals are not necessary for class papers, and Chapter six of the APA Manual addresses that issue: Material Other than Journal Articles (APA, 2001, pp. 321-330). This tutorial is meant for class papers, not for journal publication. Theses and Dissertations following the APA Manual also take into consideration specific instructions established by a particular university. </li> <li> Slide 21 </li> <li> 21 General Guidelines Why Do We Format a Paper and Cite Sources? I. Why Do We Cite Sources? General Guidelines Why Do We Format a Paper and Cite Sources? I. Why Do We Cite Sources? Three main reasons: Three main reasons: 1. To show research continuity (knowledge building). It makes it easier for the reader to consult a researchers sources, and build on that knowledge. 2. To support your ideas, as a writer, strengthening your arguments. It makes your paper more relevant. 3. To give credit where credit is due. Failing to do so constitutes plagiarism. Plagiarism is academic/professional misconduct: it is not only unethical but also illegal. </li> <li> Slide 22 </li> <li> 22 General Guidelines Why Do We Format a Paper and Cite Sources? I. Why Do We Cite Sources? General Guidelines Why Do We Format a Paper and Cite Sources? I. Why Do We Cite Sources? Mano Singham, a theoretical physicist and currently Director of UCITE (University Center for Innovation in Teaching and Education), Ohio, simply states the importance of citations, when you are writing your paper: UCITE When you cite the works of others, you are strengthening your own argument because you are making them (and their allies) into your allies, and people who challenge what you say have to take on this entire army. When you cite reputable sources or credible authorities for facts or ideas, you become more credible because you are no longer alone and thus not easily dismissed, even if you personally are not famous or a recognized authority. When you cite the works of others, you are strengthening your own argument because you are making them (and their allies) into your allies, and people who challenge what you say have to take on this entire army. When you cite reputable sources or credible authorities for facts or ideas, you become more credible because you are no longer alone and thus not easily dismissed, even if you personally are not famous or a recognized authority. </li> <li> Slide 23 </li> <li> 23 General Outline INTRODUCTION I. HOW TO FORMAT YOUR PAPER Margins Line Spacing Page Numbering Title Page Elements II. HOW TO CITE YOUR SOURCES Sources you need to cite and how to cite them II. How to handle the parts of a paper you need to document, or, in other words, the sources you need to cite if you are using words or ideas that you have not originated yourself. NOTE: Citing the sources you consulted in books, databases, etc. is paramount to avoid plagiarism (More about plagiarism at the end of this presentation: See Appendix A) FORMS OF CITATIONS: INTEXT CITATIONS (or PARENTHETICAL CITATIONS) and REFERENCE LIST (REFERENCES) APPENDIX A: Plagiarism APPENDIX B: Additional Topics and Examples of Citations APPENDIX C: Keeping Track of Your Citations during Your Research APPENDIX D: More Tools on APA Style Guide and Writing Processes INDEX (SUBJECT INDEX) Please click on this slide to advance the presentation, as you wish. </li> <li> Slide 24 </li> <li> 24 I.How to Format Your Paper: Basic Guidelines for Overall Paper Please click on each slide to advance the presentation one slide at a time from this point on. This will give you control of the slides transition. You can view the examples and information in general at your own pace. Note that the PowerPoint arrows at the lower left-hand corner of each screen will also allow you to navigate to the next or previous slide. (If you cant see the arrows, place your cursor in the corner of screen for full view.) </li> <li> Slide 25 </li> <li> 25 I. How to Format Your Paper: Basic Guidelines for Overall Paper (You can click on a link for Illustration (a) and Illustration (b) on how to Format Your Paper. A link will allow you to return to this slide to continue viewing the presentation.) (You can click on a link for Illustration (a) and Illustration (b) on how to Format Your Paper. A link will allow you to return to this slide to continue viewing the presentation.)Illustration (a) Illustration (b) Illustration (a) Illustration (b) 1. PAPER CHOICE: Print the manuscript on one side of standard- sized white paper, (8-1/2 X 11). 1. PAPER CHOICE: Print the manuscript on one side of standard- sized white paper, (8-1/2 X 11). 2. MARGINS 2. MARGINS One-inch margins at the top, bottom, right and left sides of each page are now required by APA. 3. LINE SPACING 3. LINE SPACING Double spacing is required throughout the paper. Double-space after every line of the title, headings, quotations, references, etc. Do not use single or one-and-a-half spacing. If you wish to use single-spacing for quotations of verse and drama because it more nearly approximates what the poet and dramatist would want, consult with your instructor before doing so. Note: Remember to click on the slides to advance the presentation. Note: Remember to click on the slides to advance the presentation. </li> <li> Slide 26 </li> <li> 26 How to Format Your Paper: Basic Guidelines (contd) 4. PAGE NUMBERING 4. PAGE NUMBERING Number each page consecutively from the Title page through the References page(s). Type the numbers in the upper right-hand corner using Arabic numerals. Arrange the pages of the manuscript as follow: Title Page numbered 1. Abstract (if used): first page numbered 2 (start on a separate page). Text (Body of Paper): start on a new page and number it 2 (or 3, if Abstract included.) Pages with figures are not numbered. </li> <li> Slide 27 </li> <li> 27 How to Format Your Paper: Basic Guidelines (contd) 4. PAGE NUMBERING 4. PAGE NUMBERING Number each page consecutively from the Title page thr...</li></ul>

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