What is self-plagiarism?
What is plagiarism?
can you avoid plagiarism?
What is the difference between paraphrasing and
using direct quotations?
In your paper, you will be using parenthetical
citations and in-text citations.
Creswell (2012) highlights that in an emerging
design approach, data are analyzed immediately
after being collected rather than waiting until all
data are collected.
In an emerging design approach, data are
analyzed immediately after being collected rather
than waiting until all data are collected
When you include direct quotations you should always
have the author, year, and specific page number or
paragraph number in the text.
While innovations in research have led to new definitions
of the stress concept, based on its earliest foundations
stress may be defined as “the nonspecific response of the
body to any demand made upon it” (Selye, 1976, p. 14).
Selye (1976) suggested that stress should be described as
“the nonspecific response of the body to any demand made
upon it” (p. 14), thereby contributing to the literature on
If the quotation is 40 or more words it should be
a block quotation.
Jones's (1998) study found the following: Students often
had difficulty using APA style, especially when it was
their first time citing sources. This difficulty could be
attributed to the fact that many students failed to
purchase a style manual or to ask their teacher for
help. (p. 199)
Note: it should be double-spaced and should not have
double quotation marks.
ATTRIBUTING AN ASSERTION TO
Mental illness in higher education is receiving
growing awareness in the research community due to
its increasing prevalence and negative effects on
students (Eisenberg, Gollust, Golberstein, & Hefner,
2007; Hysenbegasi, Hass, Rowland, 2005; Kadison,
2004; Zivin, Eisenberg, Gollust, & Golberstein, 2009).
Cox (1978) and Lazarus (1966) on the other hand,
highlight the role of the individual in determining
whether a situation is considered stressful and how
the individual will respond to the stressor.
Your references should start on a new page
Only citations that appear in your paper should
be included in your references
Also, make sure that everything cited in-text is
included on the reference page!
References are all double spaced, flush left with
subsequent lines indented 5 spaces
Reference list entries should be alphabetized by
the last name of the first author of each work
Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (year). Title
of article. Title of periodical, vol(I), pp-pp.
Eisenberg, D., Downs, M. F., Golberstein, E., & Zivin, K.
(2009). Stigma and help seeking for mental health
among college students. Medical Care Research and
Review, 66(5), 522-541. doi:10.1177/1077558709335173
If no doi is assigned use:
Retrieved from http://www.xxxxxx homepage URL to
journal, newsletter, magazine
Marshall, H. (2009). Best book ever. New York, NY:
Chapter in an edited book
Timmerman, B. (2009). Best chapter ever. In H.
Marshall (Ed.), Best book ever (pp. 14–27). New
York, NY: Publisher House.
Double space or single space after the end of
sentence, but be consistent.
Use just one space after each punctuation mark
in the reference list.
Double space your entire manuscript.
Double space the body of the paper including
Double space the reference list.