APA citation homework

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Exercise #1: Citation – Use the following paragraph to write and cite a paraphrase.

Most people start graduate training in psychology with some ideas of how they would like to spend their professional careers. Indeed, to successfully enter graduate training in psychology, one usually must articulate clear professional goals. These goals are generally not set in stone, but they should clearly and specifically point to certain professional activities. These goals also typically include diagnosis of interest for research and treatment, settings for employment, or populations to serve following completion of graduate training.

Source Information: Author, Dean McKay. Chapter title, Specialist versus generalists careers. In book, Your career in psychology: putting your graduate degree to work. Edited by Stephen F. Davis, Peter J. Giordano and Carolyn A. Licht. Published in 2009. Pages 175-185. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA.

Exercise #1 – Your Answer:

Exercise #2: Citation – Write a short quote using the following paragraph, and cite it.

Participate in at least one internship experience, if not more. Internships provide you with an opportunity to gain relevant work experiences while you are a student. Often, internships are offered for academic credit and are carefully monitored to ensure you receive adequate orientation, training, supervision and evaluation.

Source Information: Majoring in psych? Career options for psychology undergraduates. Published 1998. Page 25. Authors: Betsy Levonian Morgan & Ann J. Korschgen.

Exercise #2 – Your Answer:

Exercise #3 – Book Reference Formatting – Using the following information, create a citation following APA guidelines.

Book title: The psychology major: Career options and strategies for success. Edition: 4th.

Author: R. Eric Landrum & Stephen Davis. Published in 2010

Publisher Information: Boston: Prentice Hall.

Exercise #3 – Your Answer:

Exercise #4 – Web Reference Formatting – Using the following information, create a citation following APA guidelines.

Author: American Psychological Association, no date listed on page

Web page title: Non-academic careers for scientific psychologists

Web address: http://www.apa.org/careers/resources/profiles/inde...

Exercise #4 – Your Answer:

Exercise #5 – Journal Reference Formatting – Using the following information, create a citation following APA guidelines.

Exercise #5 – Your Answer

APA Review – Highlight Your Answer

1. A paraphrase is cited using the following:

a. Quotation marks, authors last name, and page number

b. Author’s last name, and year of publication

c. Author’s last name, and page number

d. None of the above

2. Are quotation marks used in a paraphrase?

a. Yes

b. No

3. What is included in a direct quote citation?

a. Quotation marks are used, and the authors last name is included

b. Quotation marks are used, the authors last name and year of publication is included

c. Quotation marks are used, the authors last name, the year of publication, and page number are included

d. A direct quote does not need to be cited

4. What is one difference between citing a short quote and a long quote?

a. A long quote should not be longer than 40 words

b. A long quote follows block quoting formatting, and a short quote is not block formatted

c. A long quote does not need to be cited

d. A short quote does not need to be cited

5. If you are including a book on your reference page, what is the correct order of information?

a. Author, title, publication data

b. Author, page number, title, publication data

c. Author, year of publication, title, edition, publication data.

d. None of the above

6. What is not required on the reference page?

a. Hanging indent

b. Double-spacing

c. Authors place of birth

d. Publication data

7. What is the difference between a paraphrase and a direct quote?

a. They are the same

b. A direct quote is summarizing information from a source, while a paraphrase is using the exact words of the author

c. A paraphrase is summarizing information from a source, while a direct quote is using the exact words of the author

d. Paraphrases are not used in APA papers

8. When creating a reference page for a website used, does APA format require that you place the date you accessed the website in the references?

a. Yes

b. No

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