The Paper work… What does it look like? APA made easy… APA Family Assessment Teaching Learning Project Final Clinical Evaluation D.B. Hiott MSN, RN
The APA Title Page… Note: Running head: THEN TITLE ALL CAPS Page 1 Title Name University New Times Roman 12 point font
Table of Contents…orAbstract Note the words Running head are not present anymore The Running head is the title is in all caps from here on out. Page number to right Table of contents or abstract
The first page… Note the Running head Page number to right The title is on the first page, centered, double spaced below Heading, centered, bolded Double spaced Remember to indent paragraphs
Another APA page… In APA the margins are 1 inch all the way around the paper. The Running head is on every page The page is numbered The paper is double spaced consistently even the headers
Citations…a few tips Citations in APA are within the body of the paper They come at the end of a sentence in parentheses author name and year, example (Hiott, 2012). “Quotes need a page number in addition, example” (Hiott, 2012, p.6). The period follows the citation.
Things to remember! Don’t let APA drive Keep the tense the you crazy… same throughout the paper! Watch the tricky words, they’re, their, there… Spell and grammar check, it’s quick and easy
Directions for theReference page… Running head References centered Page numbered Note unique indentation of references Utilize APA manual for specific formats Owl of Purdue http://owl.english.purdu e.edu/owl/
APA Everyday… If you have APA papers due several times a week it may be useful to invest in a referencing and formatting tool. PERRLA Reference Point
Who, what, where and howare you teaching? Map itout… State objectives. Identify domains: cognitive, affective, psychomotor… Identify content How was content delivered? Did it work? Principles behind teaching. Did you meet the objectives?
The Teaching Learning Project…What it looks like…
Teaching Learning…Sourcesand individual group memberparticipation…
Needs Improvement… To address unacceptable or unsafe behaviors, attitudes, dress, planning, assignment completion, clinical conduct or nursing practice. A tool to assist the student in strengthening areas of weakness. A warning that failure or dismissal may be imminent if improvements do not occur. Review the student handbook for safe and unsafe behaviors.