Feb 03, 2023
ENG 104 - The Basics of APA Style, Experimental
1 Lecture Hours
This is a course that introduces students to the basics of the American Psychological Association Style. The course will help students of the behavioral sciences and other related fields apply rules of APA style in writing research reports and other relevant documents. The course will follow the organization of the sixth edition of the APA Publication Manual, providing a comprehensive overview of manuscript elements.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:
- Identify types of articles associated with social science research and related fields.
- Identify APA manuscript structure and content.
- Identify mechanics of style requirements, including punctuation, capitalization, italics and the use of numbers.
- Identify APA guidelines for displaying results, including guidance on creating tables and figures.
- Identify and develop APA style in crediting sources in text and in creating a reference list.
- Apply appropriate APA style to a research report.
- Manuscript structure and content
- APA style headings
- APA language
- Mechanics of style, including punctuation, capitalization, italics and the use of numbers.
- Tables and figures
- In-text citations
- References list
- Online and print sources
- Research report writing
- Digital Object Identifier
Publication Manual of APA, 61 edition and Mastering APA Style: Student’s Workbook and Training Guide, 61
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