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1 Writing in APA Format Introduction The rules for APA have changed significantly over the past ten years. Scholars complain that the updated editions of the APA Manual contribute to the lack of consistency in using this style for research reporting and academic journals. An explanation of terms This message is written to you in the Times New Roman 12pt. font format that should be used when writing in APA style. This paper is also double spaced, meaning there are two spaces between each line. You can double-space your entire paper this way: Highlight the entire document Go to Format Click Paragraph Go to Line Spacing Select Double Click OK If you look closely at how each section of this paper is written, you can see that the headings and subheadings are also written in the font and style required for APA. Many times what will help your paper follow the APA format can be found in the toolbar of Microsoft Word. APA papers must have 1 inch margins
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Unformatted text preview: 2 Go to File Click Page Setup Change the left and right margins from 1.25 to 1 Click Ok Fonts Here is what each font looks like: Times New Roman Arial 12 pt 14pt Italicized References References should always be listed alphabetically. The list below of authors was pulled from a reference section of a paper written in APA format: Asante, M. K. (1998). The Afrocentric Idea. Philadelphia: Temple University Press. Castells, M. (1997). The power of identity. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishers. Clment, R., Baker, S.C., Josephson, G. and Noels, K. (2005). Media effects on ethnic identity among linguistic majorities and minorities: A longitudinal study of a bilingual setting. Human Communication Research , 31, 3, pp. 399-422. 3 Collier, M. J. (2005). Theorizing cultural identification: Critical updates and continuing evolution. Theorizing about intercultural communication. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications....
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