APA_Format - APAFormat LearningObjectives

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    Learning Objectives Identify the 7 major sections of a research  paper as required by APA format Identify common errors in using APA  format
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    Major Sections of the Paper 4 long. Short sections: Title page – title, authors, etc. Abstract – 1 paragraph gist of paper References – list of works cited
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    Long Sections Introduction – lit review, research  question or hypothesis Method – what you did Results – what you found Discussion – what it means
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    Next:  Sections in the Order that  they appear in the Paper
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    1.  Title Page First page of APA format paper Components 1.  Page header 2.  Page number 3.  Running head 4.  Title 5.  Author(s) 6.  Affiliation(s)
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    Title page example 1 2 3 4 5 6
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    2.  Abstract Single paragraph description of study Usually contains info about Research question or hypothesis Participants Methods Findings Summary statement/conclusion
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    Abstract Format 1.  Page header and page number top  right 2.  Abstract is centered, A is capped 3.  Abstract has own page 4.  Paragraph is blocked, not indented 5.  No more than 150 words.
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This note was uploaded on 05/21/2011 for the course PSY 3213 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of South Florida - Tampa.

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