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1 APA Format Learning Objectives ± Identify the 7 major sections of a research paper as required by APA format ± Identify common errors in using APA format Major Sections of the Paper ± There are 7 essential sections: 3 ± Short sections: ± Title page – title, authors, etc. ± Abstract – 1 paragraph gist of paper ± References – list of works cited Long Sections ± Introduction – lit review, research question or hypothesis ± Method – what you did ± Results – what you found ± Discussion – what it means Next: Sections in the Order that they appear in the Paper
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2 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) Title page example 1 2 3 4 5 6 2. Abstract ± Single paragraph description of study ± Usually contains info about ± Research question or hypothesis ± Participants ± Methods ± Findings ± Summary statement/conclusion 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.

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