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APA Style: A Gentle Introduction

APA Style: A Gentle Introduction

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Author: Linda Vann

The main objective of this course is to present the basic tenets of APA style in an easy-to-follow format.

Instructional Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this course you will be expected to do the following:

  1. Identify common components of APA style
  2. Identify basic APA formatting
  3. Recall running head formatting
  4. Identify level 1-5 APA headings
  5. Identify basic table formatting
  6. Identify long-quotation formatting
  7. Recall appendix placement
  8. Identify in-text citation formatting
  9. Identify reference formatting
  10. Apply APA style to your academic papers

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  • Answers 2
    Al Baker over 2 years ago

    Thanks Linda. I enjoyed your packet very much. I was wondering about the APA format for a table of contents, particularly if it is to be single or double spaced. Thanks again and good luck with your studies!

      Linda Vann
      Linda Vann answered over 2 years ago

      Hi Al, I hope you have an answer to your question. I haven't signed in for a while. If you stIll need a answer, let me know. Take care.

      Linda Vann
      Linda Vann answered over 2 years ago

      Thanks Al, I appreciate it.

  • Answer 1
    Allison Gage about 3 years ago

    Thank you, Linda. I very much enjoyed this learning packet. Can you tell me what your profession is?

      Linda Vann answered about 3 years ago

      Hello Allison, thank you for your kind words. I am presently a PhD learner at Capella University in the Education Department with a specialization in instructional design for online learning. My goal is to work remotely as an ID contractor, as well as teach online as an adjunct. Thank you for your question.

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