APA Research Paper

APA research Paper example


  • To understand the differences in MLA and APA by changing the MLA paper into an APA paper


The 4 changes

  1. Remove Yourself
    • Do not use these words: you, I, my, myself, we, and us.
    • Remove hyperbolic language: (subjective adjectives and adverbs)
    • Remove subjective observations
  2. Format
    • Use a Title page
    • Abstract page (what was the introduction in the MLA paper).
    • Use Subheads above each section
    • Remove Scope
    • Create a new and short introduction; do NOT copy and paste part of the old introduction
    • Remove transitions between sections (keep the transitions between analysis paragraphs)
  3. Reference Page
  4. In-text Dates
    • Use dates immediately after author names (1997) in literature review
    • Use dates AFTER quotes in the body of the paper (1992)

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