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What it is and how to use the software

What it is and how to use the software

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  • APA is a referencing software method that was started many years ago. It goes as far back as reference would have it up to the early the 1920’s.
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    • 1. APA (American Psychological Association) Referencing of information in a academic format in Microsoft word
    • 2. What is a referencing? <ul><li>Acknowledgement of sources </li></ul><ul><li>Why do we reference ? </li></ul><ul><li>To respect and honour the work of others </li></ul><ul><li>To Stop Plagiarism </li></ul><ul><li>Types of information that is referenced: </li></ul><ul><li>Books, journal articles, electronic information (web), interviews, TV ect </li></ul>
    • 3. Student Papers In Apa Style Should Contain The Following <ul><li>Title page </li></ul><ul><li>Abstract </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>method- participants/subjects, apparatus, procedure, results, discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Body of the paper </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusions </li></ul><ul><li>References </li></ul><ul><li>Other sections </li></ul>
    • 4. In text citations <ul><li>Authors name, date and page number Example: (Reid, 2002, pg 66) </li></ul><ul><li>If you are citing with more than one source from the same author then do the following: (Reid, 2002a, pg 66) </li></ul><ul><li>When citing from a source that has used another source. We must acknowledge parenthetical from both sources. Early in the sentence say the authors name and article.b </li></ul><ul><li>Followed by and the end of the quote with the nomal quoting method. </li></ul><ul><li>Example added in notes </li></ul>
    • 5. Procedure followed to use APA Referencing Software <ul><li>Start </li></ul><ul><li>All programs </li></ul><ul><li>APA reference Macros 2.O (Tools, Macros, Security, and check that medium security is selected then. Then enable macros) </li></ul><ul><li>Two options for the title page will appear </li></ul><ul><li>Choose between template one ore two </li></ul>
    • 6. Steps continued <ul><li>On the menu toolbar click on APA reference </li></ul><ul><li>Then EDIT DOCUMENT INFORMATION </li></ul><ul><li>You then have to type in your: </li></ul><ul><li>Title, header, your name, your instructor, your course </li></ul><ul><li>Save then start typing your document </li></ul>
    • 7. Steps continued <ul><li>Menu tool bar </li></ul><ul><li>New reference </li></ul><ul><li>Choose the kind of referencing material that you are using </li></ul><ul><li>Then fill in all the information needed of the different sources you might be using </li></ul><ul><li>An example </li></ul>
    • 8. References <ul><li>All references should be put in alphabtical order. </li></ul><ul><li>At all times! </li></ul><ul><li>As the example on the other side of the page </li></ul>

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