APA/MLA

APA/MLA Worksheet

  1. What does MLA stand for?

MLA: Modern Language Association

What does APA stand for?

APA: American Psychological Association

What is the purpose for them?

The purpose of APA and MLA is to remove the complication in the writing process as they provide a clear framework that helps in delivering a structured communication in academic writing

  1. In MLA, what goes in the upper-left hand corner of the first page of your paper?

The student’s name

Institutions name

Course

Date

Where do the page numbers go?

The page number is in the upper left hand corner in the header and is adjacent to the students name

In APA, how do you format the first page?

The first page of APA has the running head and the title of the assignment. In the running head the R in the running head is capitalized and then it is separated from the topic by a full colon. The title is capitalized. The page number is in the right hand corner of the paper and it starts from number 1.

1      What does in-text (parenthetical) citation refer to (use APA/MLA handout and In-text citations handout)?

This are the names of authors that are cited in the body of academic work as a way of recognizing work gotten from their academic work or rather recognizing their contribution to any research work done by another author.

  1. Why do we need in-text citation?

This is put to avoid plagiarism as any idea or point gotten from other students work must be cited in the body and the references.

  1. What is the Works Cited page and the References page for?

This is the page that recognized other author’s work that is used in academic work as a way of avoiding plagiarism as this recognized their contribution towards academic work.

  1. What are the first three rules outlined in your MLA handout under Format?

 

  1. Which fields of study use MLA style?
  • Literary Criticism
  • Comparative Literature
  • Cultural Studies

Which ones use APA style?

  • Publication

Please format the following citation that would appear in a Works Cited page in MLA style

(use the formatting guide for help):

 

8) BOOK: You want to use a second edition book titled Foundations of American Education by James Johnson, for a research paper. It was published in 2001 by Pearson Education in New York.

James, Johnson. Foundations of American Education. 2nd ed., Pearson Education in New York., 2001.

9) JOURNAL ARTICLE FROM EBSCO HOST: You have an article from an EBSCO Host journal. The author is Scott Foley and the title of the article is Global Warming Economics. It was published November 9th, 2001 in Science Digest, pages 123-76. You found the article through your school library database in EBSCOhost on September 7, 2011.

Scott, Foley. “Global Warming Economics.” EBSCO Host journal, 9 Nov. 2001, pp. 127-76, EBSCOhost on September 7, 2011.

10) SHORT WORK FROM A WEBSITE: How would you format a citation for a website you used with the following information? The site is OWL at Purdue and you accessed it on April 23, 2011. The site was last updated on August 26, 2005. The institution (or sponsor) affiliated with the site is The Writing Lab and Purdue University. The URL is http://owl.english.purdue.edu.

OWL at Purdue, The Writing Lab and Purdue University, 26 Aug. 2005, owl.english.purdue.edu. Accessed 23 Apr. 2011.

 

 

 

Please format the following citation that would appear in a Reference Page APA Style

(use the formatting guide for help):

11) JOURNAL ARTICLE FROM EBSCO HOST: You want to use a journal article you found in EBSCO Host. It has 2 authors, Glenn Smith and Dale Stevens. The article is titled The History of the Back-Yard Trebuchet and it was published in volume 7 of The Scientific Journal of Medieval Weaponry in 2003. The article runs from pages 23 through 37. You accessed the school library database in EBSCO Host on October 10, 2011.

Smith Glenn, & Stevens Dale. (2011). The Scientific Journal of Medieval Weaponry. The History of the Back-Yard Trebuchet7, 23-37.

12)  SHORT WORK FROM A WEBSITE (It is not a journal article): You have a non-periodical document that you found on the Internet. The name of the website is Health and Prevention, and the name of the webpage article is Cultivating Positive Emotions to Optimize Health and Well-Being. The website URL is http://journals.apa.org.prevention.html and you retrieved this article on June 4, 2007. There is no author or date that you can find.

Cultivating Positive Emotions to Optimize Health and Well-Being. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://journals.apa.org.prevention.html

13) BOOK: You have a book by Rachael S. Jud, titled Just Smile and Nod, published by Sage Publishing in Boston in 1989.

Jud S. Rachael. (1989). Just Smile and Nod. Boston: Sage Publishing.

Use the following information to show a quote and an in-text citation

(use the formatting guide for help):

14)  How will you format this quote in your paper in MLA style?

  • You are writing a paper about information technology in the classroom. You are using an article published in 2006 by Betty Bailey; you quote her from page 32 of the article as saying that “we must pay particular attention to the use of the Internet as a tool to enhance students’ learning.”

We must pay particular attention to the use of the Internet as a tool to enhance students’ learning (Bailey Betty 32)

15) How will you format this quote in your paper in APA style?

  • You are writing a paper about information technology in the classroom. You are using an article published in 2006 by Betty Bailey; you quote her from page 32 of the article as saying that “we must pay particular attention to the use of the Internet as a tool to enhance students’ learning.”

We must pay particular attention to the use of the Internet as a tool to enhance students’ learning (Bailey Betty, 2006).

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