Errors touched on paper format, cover page content, in-text citations, reference list citations, and other various APA style
Initially, it was proposed as a goal to design and validate a rubric to evaluate the use of APA style
in scientific articles.
The second workshop focuses on teaching basic APA style
(explicitly citing references in a reference list).
[APA] Both MLA and APA styles
agree on the following points:
Reporting statistics in APA style
. (Online) (Cited 2012 Aug 23).
Besides, while compiling a reference list using APA style
, references are double-spaced and the start from a new page with a centered heading title "References".
References, citations, and general style of manuscripts should follow the APA style
. The abstract is limited to 200 words and should describe the purpose of the paper and where applicable, the methods and results.
As a reviewer I often questioned the integrity of a research study if the author submitted a manuscript with spelling errors, grammar errors, or errors in APA style
. To me, this lack of attention to detail suggests a similar attitude to data collection and analysis.
We understand that it might take a while for individuals to adjust to the new APA style
rules, and we do not expect manuscripts to be perfect in that regard.
However, with some noteworthy changes, this is the same APA style
we have come to know, complete with contradictions, difficult language, and ambiguity about its audience.
Many things will not change, including the requirements to format the document according to APA style
, and to provide six keywords from the Australian thesaurus of educational descriptors.
As no one style guide can claim predominance in colleges and universities, Sampsel gives bibliographic and footnote/endnote citation formats "at your fingertips" for varying examples of books, dissertations, journal articles, scores, recordings, videos, and Web content in Chicago Style (appendix E), APA Style
(appendix F), and MLA (Modern Language Association) Style (appendix G).