What do you know about APA format?
APA format is a style for organizing and citing sources in academic and professional writing. It is used in many disciplines, including psychology, sociology, and education. APA guidelines include rules for formatting, writing style, and citing sources.
What is APA Format?
In-text Citation - A way to include a source in your paper. It typically includes the author's last name and page number. References Page - A page at the end of the paper where the sources used in the paper are cited according to APA format. Headings - A method used to organize and structure your paper. Headings are used to guide the reader and make the paper easier to understand. Headings are written in different levels, with level 1 being the highest.
APA style was originally developed in 1929 by a group of psychologists, anthropologists, and business managers. APA style requires that all text be double-spaced, including headings and references. APA style requires that all references be listed in alphabetical order by the last name of the author.
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What are the three main components APA?
What are the key guidelines for formatting a reference page in APA style?
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What does APA stand for?
- Association of Public Accountants
- American Political Association
- American Psychological Association
Which font style and size should be used in an APA formatted paper?
- Arial, 11-point font size
- Calibri, 10-point font size
- Times New Roman, 12-point font size
What is the recommended line spacing for an APA formatted paper?
When citing a book in APA format, which information is NOT needed?
- Publisher's location
- Edition number
- Author's middle initial or name
In an APA reference list, which of the following should be italicized?
- Journal title
- Book title
- Both book and journal titles