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  • This slide can be used to explain to the students where the tools are that they can use for the interactive exercises.You can find slides like this along with the “Before we Begin”, “How to Participate”, and “Thank You” slides on SharePoint…Employee Training > Trainer Resources (left Side) > PowerPoint Template section
  • Your own ideasA quoteSomeone else’s ideaWork that influenced your ideasCommon knowledgeReferences to other’s work
  • These are in the notes instead of on the PPT because you’ll need to add them in the webinar so they’re clickable.http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0%2c8599%2c332981%2c00.htmlhttp://www.globeeducationnetwork.com/library/research-guides/citation/apa/

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  • Welcome to APA Citation in a Nutshell!To play this game before the webinar begins: click on the pen or highlighter button to the left, then draw on the screen.
  • Tools for this classEmoticons Polling Buttons Formatting
  • APA Citation in a Nutshell Elaine Settergren, Online Librarian esettergren@globeuniversity.edu
  • How confident do you feel about APA? – A = not at all confident, that’s why I’m here! – B = a little confident… – C = very confident, but I do have questions!Please use the polling buttons to answer.
  • Why Cite?Which are good reasons to use APA? The instructor requires it Help the reader Give credit for an idea identify your ideas Give credit for a quote Avoid plagiarism To fill up more space in my paper Help lead the reader to what you’ve read and researched
  • #1 Tip: Get Help• A Person• Software• Online Guides – GEN Library APA Citation Guide – GEN Library FAQs
  • #2 Tip: APA = a format and a way to cite References In-Text  Author  Author  Full Date of  Year of publication publication  Page #, para.  Title #, heading  Full publication data (sometimes)
  • In Text
  • References
  • When Should I Cite?Cite it Don’t Need to Cite it
  • What’s Common Knowledge? Only 10% of the US population James Buchanan was the can name Buchanan as the 15th 15th president of the US president of the US• Same in all encyclopedias• Factual, uncontroversial, and unchanging• Didn’t have to be “researched”
  • What’s Plagiarism? Academic dishonesty Using one paper Quotes with in for two classes text citation Researching, but not citing the researchChanging a fewwords from a source Using paraphrases and quotes for the whole paper without your own ideas Using References citations with no in text citations Buying a paper online Paraphrasing with citations
  • Components of a References Citation Author Title Publication Info DateStolberg, S. G. (2008, March 1). Bush aide resigns over plagiarism in columns he wrote. New York Times, pp. A.9. Retrieved from ProQuest Newsstand database.
  • Examples: ReferencesWebsite:National Bureau of Economic Research. (n.d.). Do fast food restaurants contribute to obesity? Retrieved June 6, 2012 from http://www.nber.org/bah/2009no1/w14 721.html#navDiv=1
  • Examples: ReferencesEbook:Katz, S. H., & Weaver, W. W. (2003). Encyclopedia of food and culture [Gale Virtual Reference Library Version]. New York: Scribner.
  • Examples: ReferencesArticle from a database:Hung-Hao, C., & Nayga Jr., R. M. (2010). Childhood obesity and unhappiness: The influence of soft drinks and fast food consumption. Journal Of Happiness Studies, 11(3), 261-275. doi:10.1007/s10902-009-9139-4Brownell, K. (2010). In your face: How the food industry drives us to eat. Nutrition Action Health Letter, 37(4), 3-6. Retrieved from Academic Search Premier database.Morrison, M. (2012, April 23). Can kids food mascots survive the obesity war?. Advertising Age, 83(17), 1- 21. Retrieved from http://adage.com/
  • In Text Basics• Need: Author, Year, Locator – Locator = • Page (p. or pp.) • Paragraph (para.) • heading/chapter • heading/chapter and paragraphOptions:• Quote or Paraphrase• Citation at the end or in the sentence
  • Examples: In Text• “While consumption of fast food and soft drinks is positively associated with childhood obesity, they also tend to make them less unhappy” (Hung-Hao & Nayga, 2010, p. 273).• According to Hung-Hao and Nayga (2010), “while consumption of fast food and soft drinks is positively associated with childhood obesity, they also tend to make them less unhappy” (p. 273).
  • Examples: In Text• Children who eat fast food and drink soda will be happier, even though they are disposed to be obese (Hung-Hao & Nayga, 2010, p. 273).• Hung-Hao and Nayga (2010) have found that children who eat fast food and drink soda will be happier, even though they are disposed to be obese (p. 273).
  • Try it!• Create a References CitationHelp:
  • Try it!Kinsley, M. (2002, July 31). A lawsuit to choke on. Time U.S. Retrieved August 3, 2012 from http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0% c8599%2c332981%2c00.html“Barber claims they sold him the food that made himobese, and that they should therefore be heldaccountable for ‘wrecking his life’”(Kinsley, 2002, para. 2).
  • How confident do you feel about APA? – A = not at all confident, that’s why I’m here! – B = a little confident… – C = very confident, but I do have questions!Please use the polling buttons to answer.
  • Thank you!• Please enter your email address to receive a copy of the PowerPoint and recording.• Questions? Elaine Settergren – esettergren@globeuniversity.edu