Central Lakes Regional Planning Team. Dual Credit Tool Kit: Using APA Formatting. Dual Credit Tool Kit: APA . The APA (American Psychological Association) sets style guidelines for students writing essays The guidelines include standard formats for an essay including:
Dual Credit Tool Kit: Using APA Formatting
✔ Use Times New Roman, 12 pt font
✔ Use 1” margins
✔ Always double-space your work
✔ Use a header (title) in the upper left-hand corner of every page
✔ Number every page in the top right-hand corner of every page
Four main sections of an APA paper:
Title page example:
INVESTIGATING PATIENT CARE 1
Investigating Patient Care
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Main body example:
In-text citation example:
Many others agree with the assessment that “this is a seriously flawed study” (Methasa, 1994, p. 22) and do not include its data in their work.
The in-text citation is the information in the brackets above
Bouck, E. C. (2005). Service Delivery and Instructional Programming in Rural, Suburban, and Urban Secondary Special Education: An Exploratory Study. Rural Special Education Quarterly, 24(4), 18-25.
Carmeli, E. (2008). Physical Training and Well-being in Older Adults with Mild Intellectual Disability: A Residential Care Study. Journal Of Applied Research In Intellectual Disabilities, 21(5), 457-465.
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Angeli, E., Wagner, J., Lawrick, E., Moore, K., Anderson, M., Soderlund, L., & Brizee, A. (July 2013). General format. Retrieved from http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/