Mastering APA Style: Student's Workbook and Training Guide / Edition 1

Mastering APA Style: Student's Workbook and Training Guide / Edition 1

by Harold Gelfand, Charles J. Walker, Charles J. Walker
     
 

Updated for use with the new edition of the Publication Manual of the APA.

This workbook is the source students need to improve their writing skills. Mastering APA Style is a self-pacing, self-teaching workbook that can be used to learn APA style quickly and effectively. Developed over a 12-year period, this workbook has been tested where it counts - in the

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Overview

Updated for use with the new edition of the Publication Manual of the APA.

This workbook is the source students need to improve their writing skills. Mastering APA Style is a self-pacing, self-teaching workbook that can be used to learn APA style quickly and effectively. Developed over a 12-year period, this workbook has been tested where it counts - in the classroom! Mastering APA Style contains groups of instructional exercises on various aspects and features of the Publication Manual including References and Citations; Headings; Serialization; Statistical and Mathematical Copy; Italics and Capitalization; Numbers Style; and Table Format.

Mastering APA Style reduces the need for detailed instruction on the stylistic conventions of APA style and leaves professors more time to teach course material. It's an effective learning module for the classroom or independent study.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557980854
Publisher:
American Psychological Association
Publication date:
11/01/1990
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
238
Product dimensions:
9.02(w) x 10.97(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. The Purpose of Mastering APA Style
What Is Style?

What Is APA Style and Who Uses it?
Why Should You Use APA Style?
How This Workbook Will Help You Learn APA Style
Chapter 2. How to Use the Student's Workbook and Training Guide

Organization of the Workbook
Using the Publication Manual With the Workbook
Where Should You Begin?
Instructions for Using the Workbook Materials
          Familiarization Tests
          Learning Exercises and Integrative Exercises
          Practice Tests
          Review Exercises
Beyond the Workbook: Using Other Resources
          The Role of Your Instructor
          Mastery Tests
          The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
          Other Style and Writing Guides
          Model Manuscripts and Articles
          Human Resources
Now You Are Ready to Begin
          Instructions for Taking the Term Paper Familiarization Test
          Instructions for Completing the Exercises
Chapter 3. Term Paper Unit

          A. Term Paper Familiarization Test

          Instructions for Taking the Familiarization Test
          The Familiarization Test
          Familiarization Test Answer Sheet
          Familiarization Test Answer Key

B. Term Paper Learning Exercises and Integrative Exercises
The Exercises
Instructions for Completing the Exercises
Parts of a Manuscript and Typing the Parts of a Manuscript
Grammar
Guidelines to Reduce Bias in Language
Punctuation and General Typing Instructions
Spelling and Hyphenation
Capitalization and General Typing Instructions
Italics
Abbreviations
Headings and Series and General Typing Instructions
Quotations and General Typing Instructions
Reference Citations in Text
Reference List and Typing the Parts of a Manuscript
C. Term Paper Practice Test
Instructions for Taking the Practice Test
The Practice Test
Practice Test Answer Sheet
Practice Test Answer Key
D. Term Paper Review Exercises
The Review Exercises
Instructions for Completing the Review Exercises
E. Term Paper Mastery Tests
Instructions for Taking the Mastery Tests
Chapter 4. Research Report Unit
A. Research Report Familiarization Test
Instructions for Taking the Familiarization Test
The Familiarization Test
Familiarization Test Answer Sheet
Familiarization Test Answer Key
B. Research Report Learning Exercises and Integrative Exercises
The Exercises
Instructions for Completing the Exercises
Capitalization and General Typing Instructions
Abbreviations
Headings and Series and General Typing Instructions
Numbers
Metrication
Statistical and Mathematical Copy and General Typing Instructions
Tables and Typing the Parts of a Manuscript
C. Research Report Practice Test
Instructions for Taking the Practice Test
The Practice Test
Practice Test Answer Sheet
Practice Test Answer Key
D. Research Report Review Exercises
The Review Exercises
Instructions for Completing the Exercises
E. Research Report Mastery Tests
Instructions for Taking the Mastery Tests

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