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Week 5 Notes, APA Format and Plagiarism

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Week 5 Notes, APA Format and Plagiarism PSY 260

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These are notes from the guest speaker we had, and what we will need to know for the upcoming Personality Paper.
Personality Psychology
Dr. Jill Kaplan
Class Notes
format, writing, Plagiarism, citation
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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Alexandra Notetaker on Wednesday September 28, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to PSY 260 at University of Miami taught by Dr. Jill Kaplan in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 15 views. For similar materials see Personality Psychology in Psychology (PSYC) at University of Miami.

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Date Created: 09/28/16
APA FORMAT AND PLAGIARISM I. General Guidelines a. Double spaced b. 1-inch margins c. Easy to read font d. Page numbers in upper right corner e. “Running Head” at top of each page f. References and in-text citations must be there II. Title Page a. Running head in all caps at top of page, preceding “Running Head” b. Title is halfway down page, followed by author, and affiliation c. Course info at bottom of page III. Body st st a. 1 page: title should be on 1 page, center in plain non- bolded font b. If applicable, headings identify separate sections of a paper, centered and bold font c. Use in-text citations IV. Credible vs. Non-Credible Sources a. Credible: i. Peer reviewed journals ii. Biographies/autobiographies iii. Interviews iv. Textbooks b. Non-Credible i. Blogs ii. Wikipedia V. Reference List a. Double-spaced b. Heading is “References” which is centered at the top of the page c. In alphabetical order by 1 author’s last name d. First line of reference is aligned on left; next lines are indented VI. Integrating outside sources into a paper a. Directly quoting b. Paraphrasing c. Summarizing VII. Plagiarism a. Refers to academic dishonesty that can be intentional or unintentional


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