An EasyGuide to APA Style / Edition 2

An EasyGuide to APA Style / Edition 2

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by Beth M. Schwartz, Ronald Eric Landrum, Regan A. R. Gurung
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1452268398

ISBN-13: 9781452268392

Pub. Date: 02/12/2013

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Master APA style and format quickly and easily! Written by experienced psychology instructors Beth M. Schwartz, R. Eric Landrum & Regan A.R. Gurung, who are respected members of the APA's Teaching of Psychology division, An Easy Guide to APA Style: Second Edition provides an easy alternative for anyone struggling with APA style. Written in a clear,

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Master APA style and format quickly and easily! Written by experienced psychology instructors Beth M. Schwartz, R. Eric Landrum & Regan A.R. Gurung, who are respected members of the APA's Teaching of Psychology division, An Easy Guide to APA Style: Second Edition provides an easy alternative for anyone struggling with APA style. Written in a clear, conversational, and humorous style, this book presents easy-to-understand explanations of how to write research papers, cite research, and do any work requiring APA format. The authors simplify the process with easy-to-follow advice, tips, and visual representations of how to use APA style. This updated edition includes easy-to-read screen shots as well as guidance on where to find answers to commonly asked student questions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781452268392
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/12/2013
Series:
EasyGuide Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
207,365
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Section I. Overview
Ch1. Style Versus Format: Why It Matters to Your Audience and Why It Should Matter to You
Ch2. Your Visual Table of Contents Quick Finder
Section II. Writing With (APA) Style: Big-Picture Items
Ch3. Bare-Bones Fundamentals: General Writing Tips Specific to APA Style
Ch4. A Quick Grammer Summary for APA-Style Writing
Ch5. Thou Shalt Not Steal (or Be Lazy): Plagiarism and How to Avoid It
Ch6. Avoiding Biased Language
Section III. Writing With (APA) Style: Getting Down to Business
Ch7. Whodunit (or Said It)? Citing Sources in Text
Ch8. How, What, When, Who, and Where? A step-by-Step Playbook of Your Method
Ch9. How Did It All Turn Out? Writing About Statistics and Associated Fun
Ch10. Everybody Needs References
Section IV. Presenting Your Work In APA Format
Ch11. The Numbers Game: How to Write Numbers (and When the Rules Change)
Ch12. Formatting: Organizing, Headings, and Making Your Work Look Good to Print
Ch13. Table That Motion: The Special Challenges of Tables and Figures
Ch14. Make Microsoft Word 2010 Work for You: APA Formatting
Section V. Some Nitty-Gritty Details
Ch15. Making a List, No Apps Required: Enumeration and Seriation
Ch16. The Devil Is in the Details: Abbreviations, Signs, Symbols, and Punctuation
Section VI. In Closing: Important Considerations
Ch17. Using Rubrics: Knowing What It Means to Write a Good Paper
Ch18. Get It Right! Proofreading the Entire Paper
Ch19. Complete Sample of an Experimental (Research) Paper: Samples, Anyone?
Chapter 20. All Together Now: How to Avoid the Most Common Mistakes

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