The Big Book of APA Citations and References

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Author: Scott Matkovich

Publisher: You Versus The World

ISBN: 1499152280

Category: Medical

Page: 225

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The Big Book of APA Citations and References is the definitive guide to getting every reference right. In response to dozens of websites and online APA reference generators that often lead students down the wrong path, each reference has been meticulously checked against the Sixth Edition of the APA Manual for Publication for accuracy. Included in this book are references for: - Books - Journals - Magazine - Newspapers - Media - Reviews - Social Media - Online Posts and Much More. Also included: - 250 pages packed with over 1,000 reference examples - Comprehensive information on in text citations - Quick example guides for building references and in text citations fast - Detailed instructions on creating any reference from the ground up.

APA Made Easy | In Accordance with the 6th Edition APA Manual

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Author: Scott Matkovich

Publisher: YouVersusTheWorld.com

ISBN: 1477493395

Category: Education

Page: 120

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15 Minutes. That's as long as we think any student should have to spend formatting their papers. Unfortunately, students often spend hours trying to find answers from hard to follow manuals or confusing websites. Whether you want a step-by-step guide to building a title page, suggestions for writing with greater clarity, or freedom from doing internet searches every time you have a question about APA standards, APA Made Easy is the only blueprint that you will need for writing in APA style. This comprehensive writing guide includes illustrated steps for formatting an APA document in: Microsoft Word 2010, Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac, Microsoft Word 2013, and Apple's Pages programs. You will also learn how to build an APA formatted paper from the ground up by understanding: • How to outline information you've already gathered. • How to write an essay or research paper from an outline. • How to write a solid introduction. • How to use the required headings in a research paper including Abstracts, Method, Subjects and Participants, Materials or Apparatus, Results, and Discussion sections. • Building Citations within your paper and on your Reference page. Also included in this guide: • APA examples and high resolution screen shots to help students correctly format documents within 15 minutes. • Over 150 completed Reference examples • Over 60 completed In-Text Citation examples • How to use Headings effectively in your writing • Specific examples that cover how to cite new media such as blog posts, emails, websites, online lectures, computer programs, social media and much more. • A new section on using and citing DOI's (Digital Object Identifiers) for new media. • A Short Sample paper in APA format. • For more information on APA Made Easy and downloadable APA templates visit: YouVersusTheWorld.com.

Preparing Literature Reviews

Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches

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Author: M Ling Pan

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1351968483

Category: Psychology

Page: 200

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• Illustrates all the steps in preparing qualitative and quantitative literature reviews. • Emphasizes topic selection, locating literature, and avoiding major pitfalls in evaluating and synthesizing literature. • Shows how to improve literature reviews through the judicious inclusion of statistical results found in the literature. • Provides easy-to-follow advice on how to avoid misrepresenting the results of published research in literature reviews. • The numerous examples throughout the text and the nine model literature reviews clarify the process of following the guidelines for writing solid, state-of-the-art literature reviews. • Shows students how to blend qualitative and quantitative approaches to preparing literature reviews without being overly mathematical. • Two chapters present clear explanations of how to conduct meta-analyses. • All examples have been updated to ensure consistency with the sixth edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association and the fourth edition of the American Sociological Association’s Style Guide.

Writing with Style: APA Style Made Easy

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Author: Lenore T. Szuchman

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285077067

Category: Education

Page: 224

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This accessible and invaluable workbook-style reference guide will help you smoothly make the transition from writing for composition classes to writing for psychology classes. In WRITING WITH STYLE, Sixth Edition, author Lenore T. Szuchman quickly and succinctly provides the basics of style presented by the Sixth Edition of the APA's PUBLICATION MANUAL. Dr. Szuchman's years of experience teaching writing-intensive courses give her an inside track on the trouble spots students often encounter when writing papers and dealing with APA style. In this book, you'll learn how to avoid common errors and use the APA style with confidence. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Best Business Writing 2012

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Author: Dean Starkman,Martha M. Hamilton,Ryan Chittum,Felix Salmon

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231504330

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 464

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An anthology Malcolm Gladwell has called "riveting and indispensable," The Best Business Writing is a far-ranging survey of business's dynamic relationship with politics, culture, and life. This year's selections include John Markoff (New York Times) on innovations in robot technology and the decline of the factory worker; Evgeny Morozov (New Republic) on the questionable value of the popular TED conference series and the idea industry behind it; Paul Kiel (ProPublica) on the ripple effects of the ongoing foreclosure crisis; and the infamous op-ed by Greg Smith, published in the New York Times, announcing his break with Goldman Sachs over its trading practices and corrupt corporate ethos. Jessica Pressler (New York) delves into the personal and professional rivalry between former spouses and fashion competitors Tory and Christopher Burch. Peter Whoriskey (Washington Post) exposes the human cost of promoting pharmaceuticals for off-label uses. Charles Duhigg and David Barboza (New York Times) investigate Apple's unethical labor practices in China. Max Abelson (Bloomberg) reports on Wall Street's amusing reaction to the diminishing annual bonus. Mina Kimes (Fortune) recounts the grisly story of a company's illegal testing—and misuse—of a medical device for profit, and Jeff Tietz (Rolling Stone) composes one of the most poignant and comprehensive portraits of the financial crisis's dissolution of the American middle class.

Understanding Research Methods

An Overview of the Essentials

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Author: Mildred L. Patten

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1351969757

Category: Psychology

Page: 218

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• Designed for students who are getting lost in the details of research methods and not getting the big picture, this short book provides an overview of the essential concepts traditionally covered in a research methods class. •Lively examples on contemporary topics stimulate students’ interest and show the relevance of research methods to their everyday lives. •Divided into short sections, this book makes it easy for you to give customized assignments. Assign only the sections your students need. •Shows students how to interpret statistics without computations. •Factual Questions at the end of each section allow students to check their comprehension. •Questions for Discussion stimulate classroom dialogue. • New to this edition: Five new sections on in-text citations and reference lists have been added. Numerous changes have also been made for consistency with the latest editions of the APA and ASA Style manuals, and new examples have been added.

Research Strategies for a Digital Age

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Author: Bonnie L. Tensen

Publisher: Nelson Education

ISBN: 1305969405

Category: Education

Page: 320

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Practical, relevant, and reflecting the latest technologies available, RESEARCH STRATEGIES FOR A DIGITAL AGE, 5th Edition, provides a thorough, step-by-step guide that helps students increase their knowledge as they develop invaluable research skills they can use for a lifetime. The text blends traditional research methods with detailed instruction on how to use and evaluate electronic research technologies. It equips students with research and documentation skills critical to today's online environment -- skills they can immediately put into action. Students' introduction to research begins in the academic library: Using online discovery tools in a controlled environment with credible sources enables students to develop research and analytical skills before they expand their search to the vast resources on the Web. Packed with current examples, insightful illustrations, and practical tips, this text helps students get the most from today's wealth of resources. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology, Volume 1

Foundation

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Author: David M. Buss

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118755979

Category: Psychology

Page: 688

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The indispensable reference tool for the groundbreaking science of evolutionary psychology Why is the mind designed the way it is? How does input from the environment interact with the mind to produce behavior? These are the big, unanswered questions that the field of evolutionary psychology seeks to explore. The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology is the seminal work in this vibrant, quickly-developing new discipline. In this thorough revision and expansion, luminaries in the field provide an in-depth exploration of the foundations of evolutionary psychology and explain the new empirical discoveries and theoretical developments that continue at a breathtaking pace. Evolutionary psychologists posit that the mind has a specialized and complex structure, just as the body has a specialized and complex structure. From this important theoretical concept arises the vast array of possibilities that are at the core of the field, which seeks to examine such traits as perception, language, and memory from an evolutionary perspective. This examination is intended to determine the human psychological traits that are the products of sexual and natural selection and, as such, to chart and understand human nature. Join the discussion of the big questions addressed by the burgeoning field of evolutionary psychology Explore the foundations of evolutionary psychology, from theory and methods to the thoughts of EP critics Discover the psychology of human survival, mating, parenting, cooperation and conflict, culture, and more Identify how evolutionary psychology is interwoven with other academic subjects and traditional psychological disciplines The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology is the definitive guide for every psychologist and student interested in keeping abreast of new ideas in this quickly-developing field.

The Ready Reference Handbook

Writing, Revising, Editing

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Author: Jack Dodds

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780321107565

Category: Reference

Page: 499

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Its user-friendly design, encouraging tone, concise explanations, and thorough coverage, examples, and how-to guidance make The Ready Reference Handbook a book students will find helpful for nearly any writing assignment throughout their college career and into professional life. The Ready Reference Handbook teaches students how to write successfully within rhetorical contexts: understanding the writing situation, deciding on key traits of their audiences, choosing an appropriate purpose, finding and developing topics, writing revisable first drafts, and revising, editing, and proofreading so their writing has the polish appropriate to academic and public writing. The emphasis throughout is on the process of writing. It also teaches students how to recognize and solve common problems of grammar, usage, punctuation, spelling, and style. It also provides detailed guidance for research writing, argumentation, writing about literature, business and professional writing, and writing online. The new edition does even more to help students focus on the key elements of successful writing.More How to and Computer tip boxes provide instant access and advice in the areas students need it most, while new Focus On! charts on each tabbed divider direct students to the essential areas in each section of the book. Easy to use and always encouraging, The Reference Ready Handbook provides students with the ultimate quick reference guide for any writing situation.