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APA Style Simplified [electronic resource]: Writing in Psychology, Education, Nursing, and Sociology

Bernard C. Beins
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EBook; Book; Online
Published
Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, ©2012.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
Related Title
Virtual Library of Virginia EBL DDA purchased title
ISBN
9781118289099 (electronic bk.), 1118289099 (electronic bk.), 9781118289082 (electronic bk.), 1118289080 (electronic bk.), 9780470672327 (hbk.), 0470672323 (hbk.), 9780470671238 (pbk.), 0470671238 (pbk.)
Summary
"In APA Style Simplified, experienced teacher and writer Bernard C. Beins guides young scholars through the labyrinth of APA style. He highlights the major elements of APA style and shows how to generate a coherent manuscript. Beins also explores how to develop ideas, connect them to what others have written, and express them in a style that reflects a sophisticated knowledge of the subject area. In addition, he features a sample manuscript showing common deviations from APA style, and how to correct these problems. An essential resource for those working on research papers, dissertations, and manuscripts within relevant subject areas, APA Style Simplified is a compact but comprehensive guide to writing clearly and effectively"--
"This is a compact but comprehensive guide to writing clearly and effectively in APA style. Demonstrates how to write objective scientific research papers using interesting prose Incorporates guidelines from the 6th edition of the APA publication manual Explores how to develop ideas, connect them to what others have written, and express them clearly Discusses the differences between written, oral, and poster presentations and offers instructions for applying APA style to each"--
Contents
  • Writing professionally
  • Elements of style
  • The introduction section
  • The method section
  • Communicating statistics
  • The results section
  • The discussion section
  • References : citations in the text and the reference list
  • Final touches : the abstract and formatting details
  • Creating poster presentations
  • Giving oral presentations
  • Sharing your work electronically
  • Appendix A: Example of APA-style manuscript with common errors
  • Appendix B: Corrected APA-style manuscript.
Description
1 online resource (x, 202 pages) : illustrations
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 188-194) and indexes.
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