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Anatomy of a Paper: An Introduction to APA Style An Introduction to APA Style
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Introduction to APA Manual The manual is split into several sections Some sections have “tabs” along the side of the pages Topics within a chapter have a unique number. Abc de fghi jklmnop qrst u vwxy zabc de fghi jklmnop qrst u vwxy 3.12 Gender Abc de fghi jklmnop qrst u vwxy zabc de fghi jklmnop qrst u vwxy Abc de fghi jklmnop qrst u vwxy zabc de fghi jklmnop qrst u vwxy
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Introduction to APA Manual What is the title of section: 4.31 » Number of subsections? General Rule for Numbers Can you begin a sentence with a number expressed as a numeral?
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Introduction to APA Manual What is the title of the section with the number: 6.25 Order of references in the reference list What is the section number for verb tenses? 3.18 If you are discussing someone else’s research, what verb tense should you be using? Past tense
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Introduction to APA Manual One of the most helpful parts of your APA manual begins on page 41. Figure 2.1 Figure 2.1
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The Anatomy Lesson The Basic Order of the  The Basic Order of the  APA Style Paper: APA Style Paper: Note: This information can also be found  in chapter 8 (p. 229) of the APA  Manual
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The Anatomy Lesson: General Format Margins Left, top, right, and bottom margins = 1” Header (and footer, if applicable) =
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The Anatomy Lesson: General Format Margins Left, top, right, and bottom margins = 1” Header (and footer, if applicable) = ½ inch from top 1 ¼ inch 1 inch 1 inch  ½ 
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The Anatomy Lesson: General Format Always double spaced Possible exceptions in the appendix Remove spacing before or after paragraphs See Word Help file for additional information Font can ONLY be Times New Roman Size 12 font only Flush left
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The Anatomy Lesson: The Header Identical throughout entire paper ½ inch from top edge; 1 inch from edge This should be the default in your word program These are the same font & size as the rest of your paper! Contains Running head flush left Page number flush right       
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The Anatomy Lesson: Running head Running head Two- to six- word description of study This description is ALL CAPS! Preceded by the words “ Running head: ” Just as typed here (but without quotes!) Should not exceed 50 characters This includes spaces and punctuation! Should be flush left Running head: BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF STUDY TITLE 1
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The Anatomy Lesson: The Title Page Parts of the title page: Title Name Affiliation Author note
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The Anatomy Lesson: The Title Page Titles HORIZONTALLY centered Approximately centered in the top half of the paper Running head: BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF STUDY TITLE 1
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The Anatomy Lesson: The Title Page Titles Should describe your study in a single, brief sentence. Purpose?
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