CALS 002/085 Notes for 3/17/16
CALS 002/085 Notes for 3/17/16 CALS 002
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by HD on Thursday March 17, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to CALS 002 at University of Vermont taught by Thomas P. DeSisto in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 35 views. For similar materials see Foundation:Information Tech in Calculus and Pre Calculus at University of Vermont.
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Date Created: 03/17/16
3/17/16 Tables, Figures and Referencing Material Using APA format Presenting Information in a Paper o Text o Tables o Figures Use of Tables and Figures o Used quickly and efficiently to present large amounts of information to an audience o Do NOT use tables To take up space To break up the text of the paper To make results that aren’t important seem important Tables o Definition Image constructed of columns and rows that systematically display data Parts Number Title Head Body Note (optional) Table 1 Title Column Head 1 Column Head 2 Column Head 3 Row 1 -- -- Row 2 -- -- Row 3 -- -- Row 4 -- -- Note: This is the note Figures o Definition Any image that is not a table Examples: graphs, charts, maps, pictures, etc. o Parts Image Number Title Image makes the impact, then it’s explained o Remember: APA is a format for writing papers not presentations (no flashy colors, etc.) Useful guide if we don’t have a presentation format Graphs o Pie Graph Used to compare percentages (must total 100%) across 5 or fewer attribute categories To show contrast o Bar Graph Used to compare percentages or values across 5 or more categories Used to show difference between a large number of attribute categories Warning be sure to examine Y axis label axis o Line Graph Used to show trend in values over time o Scatter Graph Used to show relationship between two sets of values Charts o Definition of an APA chart To represent the components of larger objects or groups Example: Tribal hierarchy To show the steps in a process Example: flow chart To show the schematics of an object Example: components of a cell phone Referencing Material o Citation Marker pointing you to the proper reference Example: (Zia, 2010) o Reference Detailed information on the source of the material Example: what you’d typically find on a work cited page o How to cite without an author o How to cite without a date (n.d.) o Web based materials o Reference list List of all works cited o Bibliography List of work cited and reviewed for the paper o When to cite Direct quotes, facts, ideas from secondary sources
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