APA Style Simplified: Writing in Psychology, Education, Nursing, and Sociology

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John Wiley & Sons, May 15, 2012 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 202 pages
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This is a compact but comprehensive guide to writing clearly and effectively in APA style.

  • Demonstrates how to write objective scientific research papers using interesting prose
  • Incorporates guidelines from the 6th edition of the APA publication manual
  • Explores how to develop ideas, connect them to what others have written, and express them clearly
  • Discusses the differences between written, oral, and poster presentations and offers instructions for applying APA style to each
 

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Contents

Elements of Style
15
Avoiding Common Problems
21
The Introduction Section
32
How to Begin
38
The Method Section
43
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The Discussion Section
91
The Abstract and Formatting Details
114
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Giving Oral Presentations
152
Sharing Your Work Electronically
163
Example ofAPAStyle Manuscript with
171
Corrected APAStyle Manuscript
179
References
188
Name Index
195

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