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Unformatted text preview: Running head: WRITING STYLE AND MECHANICS 1 Pagination and Page Header : Use the header feature in Microsoft Word to set the page number and to add the running head if one is included. See Appendix A for directions. Typically, the running head is required only for publication. Check with your instructor regarding the preference for using a running head. Doctoral students must include the running head. The words Running head only appear on the title page. Use no more than the first 50 characters of the title. Writing Style and Mechanics The title is in upper and lower case letters, centered between the left and right margins, and positioned on the upper half of the page. Use black, 12- point Times New Roman font throughout. Arial and Courier font types are acceptable. Doctoral students: See the note below about formatting the title page for your program requirements. Student Name Course/Number Date Instructor Name * REQUIRED TITLE PAGE INFORMATION As shown above, center the following elements on the page in this order: Title of Paper (mixed upper and lower case letters) Your Name (first and last name without including academic or license information such as BSN or RN) Course Abbreviation and Number Due Date (month, day, and year) Instructors Name *Doctoral students must format the title page according to APA guidelines as follows: title, authors name, and institution name. All lines are double-spaced throughout the entire document . Use black, 12-point Times New Roman font throughout the document. Arial and Courier font types are acceptable. The Writing Style and Mechanics paper provided by the Center for Writing Excellence represents the consensus of several deans and other key academic officials within Apollo Group. The sample paper corresponds to APA style, which is the Universitys preferred style. This document may contain more than 20% of its information from a single source. The sample paper is written to help you format your paper. Typically, an academic paper will include information from a variety of sources and should not contain more than 20% of its information from a single source. Although this sample paper is offered as a tool to help students with style, it is not a definitive or binding representation of format accepted by individual instructors. As a result, for all unresolved style and format issues, it is essential that you consult with your instructor before submitting your paper for a grade. Your instructor is the final authority regarding acceptable format and style for papers associated with a course, and the instructor's recommendations will prevail over this sample paper in the event that differences occur between the two....
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2011 for the course COM 155 taught by Professor Williams during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '10