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  1. DPELFS APAStyle Basics

  2. APA Style-Documentation • Agreement of text with list: “Each reference cited in text must appear in the reference list, and each entry in the reference list must be cited in text” (p. 174).

  3. APA Style-Documentation • Basic citation styles: Table 6.1, p. 177. • “and” vs. “&” • Use of “et al.” • Two or more works within same parentheses • “order alphabetically in the same order they appear in the reference list” (sec. 6.16, p. 177)

  4. Table 6.1, APA 6th

  5. APA Style-Documentation • Disagreement between text citations and list • Years (e.g., Mott, 1997 in text; Mott, 1999 in RL) • Spelling of author names (e.g., Kearny in text, Kearney in RL)

  6. APA Style-Documentation • APA 6th, “Reference Examples” pp. 193-224. • Format accuracy of citations in list • Baker-Miller, J. (1991). The development of women’s sense of self. Women’s Growth in Connection. V. Jordan, J. Baker-Miller, I.P. Striver, & J.L. Surrey Ed. Guilford, New York. 11-27. • Baker-Miller, J. (1991). The development of women’s sense of self. In V. Jordan, J. Baker-Miller, I.P. Striver, & J.L. Surrey (Eds.), Women’s growth in connection (pp. 11-27).New York, NY: Guilford.

  7. APA Style-Numbers • Sections 4.31-4.34, APA 6th, pp. 111-114 • “Use numerals to express numbers that represent time, dates, ages, scores, and points on a scale…” • e.g., 2-year-olds, 4-year institution, a 5-point Likert scale • “Use numerals to express numbers that denote a specific place in a numbered series, parts of books and tables...” • e.g., Grade 8 (but eighth grade), Table 3, chapter 5

  8. APA Style-Tables • APA 6th, pp. 128-150 • Is the table necessary? (APA 6th, p. 130, sec. 5.10) • Titles brief, but explanatory • Every column needs a column head • No vertical lines • Format challenges; readability

  9. Using the template… • Dissertation template and Guidelines reformatted per APA 6th style (see pp. 19-20)