Publication Date

Fall 2017

Abstract

Learning and teaching APA style is often a challenge because of the detailed rules for the writing style. Resources that provide accurate information about APA style that are easy for learners to consume can be useful tools for students and instructors. The goal of this article is to provide information to help writers become more competent and comfortable with APA style. The first section of this article contains lists of common APA style mistakes that are made when papers are submitted for publication. Editors look for very specific APA formatting and style, and this section will cover these issues. Moreover, the second section includes a list of APA style rules frequently encountered by an APA style tutor. The third section has information to help students navigate writing assignments in a research methods class. The fourth section addresses additional APA style rules that many writers do not know about. Finally, this information can serve as a guide for writers to use when writing APA style papers.

Publisher

Psi Chi

Type (DCMI Terms)

Text

Type

Article

Department

Psychological Sciences

Journal

Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research

Volume Number

22

Issue Number

3

First Page Number

154

Last Page Number

162

DOI

10.24839/2325-7342.JN22.3.154

Rights

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Copyright is held by Psi Chi.

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