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Seminar APA

We THINK we know APA (myself included), but few REALLY know it (myself included).

  • Citing two authors (p. 175)
    • In text
    • In ()
  • Citing more than two authors
    • First use
      • In text
      • In ()
    • Second use
      • In text
      • In ()
  • Citing more than one publication
    • Order
  • Same source twice in one paragraph
  • Direct quotes without page numbers (para. 4) (p. 171)
  • As cited in (p. 178)
  • Personal communication (p. 179)
  • Punctuation and citations of direct quotes
    • Under 40 words
    • 40 words or more
  • Headings (p. 62)
    • First level (center, bold, upper and lower)
    • Second level (left, bold, upper and lower)
    • Third level (indent, bold, lower paragraph, period)
    • Fourth level (indent, bold, italic, lower paragraph, period)
    • Fifth level (indent, italic, lower paragraph, period)
  • Data plural
  • Numbers (p. 111)
    • Under 10
    • Over 10
    • Exceptions
  • Reference abbreviations (p. 180)
  • Reference order (p. 181)
    • Same author same year
    • Same last names – first author initials in text (p. 176)
  • Journals (p. 198)
    • Multiple authors
    • Capitalizations
    • Italics
    • Issue numbers
    • Page numbers
  • Books (p. 202)
    • Cities
    • Edited
    • Editions
    • Capitalization
    • Italics
  • doi
  • Grammar
    • Since-because (p. 84)
    • That-which
    • Who-that
  • Tense
    • Lit review
    • Results
    • Discussion
  • Active Voice (p. 78)
  • Tables (p. 129)
  • Figures (p. 153)
  • Authorship (p. 18)
  • Paper formatting (p. 41)
    • Abstract
      • No indent
      • Keywords:
    • Running head:
  • Hyphens (p.. 98)
    • t test
    • Prefix and suffix
    • Exceptions
  • Colons and caps
  • Introduce the problem (p. 27)