Diana Hacker, Nancy Sommers's A Pocket Style Manual, APA Version (6th Edition) PDF

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By Diana Hacker, Nancy Sommers

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ISBN-13: 9780312568498

Your scholars want transparent, whole solutions to their questions about grammar, study, and writing within the social sciences-and they generally desire them at a moment's discover. As their instructor, you're their maximum source, yet you can't be on hand 24/7. For support with paintings in school and at domestic and particularly for questions at bizarre hours, scholars can flip to A Pocket sort handbook, APA Version.

The APA model of A Pocket variety handbook offers aid for college students writing in disciplines that use APA kind: psychology, sociology, economics, felony justice, nursing, schooling, company, and others. With a spotlight on APA conventions and practices, examples and versions from around the disciplines, and directions for integrating and documenting a wide selection of resources, A Pocket kind handbook, APA model, supplies concise, common, and depended on suggestion for any writing state of affairs

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Indd 36 3/29/12 1: signal phrases • facts • connecting ideas • synthesis • working with two or more sources APA 9c 37 be easy to identify and to understand, with or without your sources. In the following sample synthesis, Luisa Mirano uses her own analysis to shape the conversation among her sources. She does not simply string quotations together or allow sources to overwhelm her writing. In the final sentence, she explains to readers how her sources support and extend her argument. SAMPLE SYNTHESIS (DRAFT) 1 Medical treatments have clear costs for individual patients, including unpleasant side Student writer effects, little information about long-term use, and uncertainty that they will yield significant weight loss.

49 Sample introductions: pp. indd 40 4/9/12 11: APA abstract • summary • overview • introduction • thesis • method • research design 10d 41 Appendices Footnotes References Discussion (Conclusion) Analytical essay ● ◗ ● Annotated bibliography ◗ Laboratory report ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ◗ ● ◗ ● Administrative report ◗ ◗ ● Clinical practice paper ● ◗ ● ◗ ◗ ◗ ◗ ◗ ● ◗ ◗ Reflective essay ● Professional memo Case study ● ● ◗ ● Visuals ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ◗ ● ◗ ● Headings Empirical research Results ● ● ● Method Literature review Abstract Type of paper Title page Introduction Required sections in different types of papers ◗ ◗ ● ◗ ◗ ◗ ◗ ● ◗ ◗ ◗ ● ◗ ◗ ● ◗ ◗ ◗ ◗ ● ◗ ◗ ◗ ◗ ◗ ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ◗ ● ◗ ◗ ● required in most papers ◗ required in some papers papers.

Capitalize the first word following a colon in a title or a heading. Capitalize the first word after a colon if the word begins a complete sentence. Italicize the titles of books, periodicals, and other long works, such as Web sites. Use quotation marks for titles of periodical articles, short stories, and other short works. Note: APA has different requirements for titles in the refer- ence list. See page 51. Long quotations When a quotation is 40 or more words, set it off from the text by indenting it one-half inch from the left margin.

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