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APA format Paper

APA stands for __American Psychological Association ___________.

APA style was developed by social and behavioral scientists to standardize research________ writing.

What are the three main items that should be included on the title page of an APA research paper? Title, author name, author affiliation, date

APA style research papers should be written from a __third _____-person point of view, and not a first-person point of view.

An APA style essay should be typed, __double _______-spaced on standard-sized paper (8.5″ x 11″) with 1″ margins on all sides.   APA recommends using ___12_____ pt. Times New Roman font.

In an APA style paper, the first line of every paragraph should be indented ____.5 inch____. (What amount of space?)
Text should be aligned to the _______ margin.

A(n) ____abstract_____ is a one paragraph, self-contained summary of the most important elements of the paper.

  1. When citing an internet source, you should copy and paste the DOI at the end of your reference. DOI stands for ________.

Answer

1 points   

Question 9

In APA references, the abbreviation Ed. stands for ________.

Answer

1 points   

Question 10

If a Web site or Web page does not show a date when it was copyrighted or updated, then write the abbreviation
” _______” where the year normally appears.

Answer

1 points   

Question 11

What are the four main components that should be included in a reference?  Publication date, author, title, publishing location4 points   

Question 12

In APA style references, the abbreviation ed. stands for _______.

Answer

1 points   

Question 13

What is the purpose of a reference list?  To give credit to others’ work that has been quoted or paraphrased in paper or article

Question 14

In reference to APA style, what is the difference between a citation and a reference?

A citation is a reference to a published or unpublished source; its purpose is to avoid plagiarism.  A reference is used in the act of referring; when writing something, the author refers to books or journals or other sources of material. 3 points   

Question 15

When formatting references for journal articles;

1.  Type the article title in ___lower___ case and the journal title in upper case.
2.  ___Italicize_____ the journal title and volume number.
3.  Include the ___volume____ in parentheses if the journal is paginated by an issue. 3 points   

Question 16

How would you write an in-text citation for the following book in APA format?

(Rounds, 2000.)

. 2 points   

Question 17

Using APA Style, how would you write the full reference for the following book in APA style?

Author: Delbert Rounds
Title:  International Criminal Justice: Issues in a Global Perspective
Publication Date: 2000
Edition: 1st
Publisher: Pearson Education, Inc.  Upper Saddle River, NJ

Rounds , D. (2000 ). International criminal justice: Issues in a global perspective. (1st ed.). Upper Saddle River : Pearson Education, Inc.

Answer5 points   

Question 18

How would you write an in-text citation for the following journal article in APA format?

Authors: Devon Johnson and Joseph B. Kuhns
Article title: Striking Out: Race and Support for Police use of Force
Journal: Justice Quarterly   Volume 26  Issue 3  September 2009
Page numbers: 592-623

(Johnson & Kuhns , 2009 )

Answer2 points   

Question 19

Using APA Style, how would you write the full reference for the following journal article in APA style?

Authors: Devon Johnson and Joseph B. Kuhns
Article title: Striking Out: Race and Support for Police Use of Force
Journal: Justice Quarterly   Volume 26  Issue 3  September 2009
Page numbers: 592-623

Johnson , D., & Kuhns , J. (2009 ). Striking out:race and support for police use of force . Justice Quarterly , 26 (3 ), 592-623 .

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