Begin your paper with the introduction. The active voice, rather than passive voice, should be used in your writing.
When you want to insert a short quotation, you just include it as part of the current line. For instance, one of my favorite quotes by C. S. Lewis (1984) is from his book Till We Have Faces. It goes, “Why should your heart not dance?” (p. 96). After quoting something, you need to use […]
This checklist will help you to ensure that your APA research paper has the correct formatting per the 6th Edition requirements (2009). After writing your paper, check that you have completed the following:
Title of Paper Gets Repeated Here Exactly As It Appears On Title Page This is where the body of your paper begins. Note that the title of your paper appears at the top of your introduction even though other sections begin with headings like “Method”, “Results” and so on. The rest of the text in […]
Margins: Page set-up should reflect 1” margins on all sides. Font: Use a serif font, preferably Times New Roman, with size set at 12-point. Use a sans serif font (e.g., Arial or Helvetica) at 12-point for all wording in figures.