Additional Resource - APA_Headings

Additional Resource - APA Format Headings Writing Center 989-964-6061 www.svsu.edu/writingcenter This handout is based on the Publication Manual of

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APA Format: Headings Writing C enter 989-964-6061, www.svsu.edu/writingcenter This handout is based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association , Sixth Edition, 2010. Headings are used to signal the organization and structure of the paper. The appearance of the heading changes depending on the number of structural levels within the paper. Observe the following conventions: Use the same heading level for sections of the same importance Begin a new level only if it will have two or more headings Do not label the introduction (unless the instructor requests this) Do not label headings with numbers or letters Maintain the same font size used in the paper Maintain double-spacing before and after Level 1 and 2 headings; double-spacing does not apply with Level 3, 4, and 5 headings (for these levels, the text continues on the same line as the heading) Headings used in your paper are dictated by the number of content levels in the paper. APA has 5 levels of headings (see below), from Level 1 major sections to lower level subsections. The heading structure begins
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2012 for the course COMM 217 taught by Professor Courtneyscherr during the Fall '11 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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