APA format research paper

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APA format research paper

  1. 1. APA Format Research PaperReview of Literature on a Scientific or Sociological Subject
  2. 2. The Abstract Don’t spend a paragraph saying something that can be said in a word.Be concise.
  3. 3. The abstract summarizes the entire essayWring out allextraneousdetails andsupport. Thoseare for the bulkof the paper.
  4. 4. Should standalone as a piece of writing
  5. 5. Should be abrief teaser for thesupremelyinteresting essay that follows
  6. 6. Keywords
  7. 7. For a Research Essay, the of your essay follows the Abstract and Keywords
  8. 8. The bulk of your essayIntroductionSupport/Body paragraphsConclusion/Discussion
  9. 9. Include in-textcitations
  10. 10. Subheadings are welcomed hereThey define the ingredients, or support, thatmake up the paper.
  11. 11. Discussion Analyzes and make correlations between points of research. Can also point of flaws or gaps in logic.
  12. 12. DiscussionHere you would discuss themeaning of the research you foundand interpret it for your audience –strengths as well as limitations
  13. 13. Finish with References…on separate page
  14. 14. Let’s look at a sample from OWL at Purduehttp://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/18/

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