The paper should consist of
an overview of what you have read and a critique (5 pages, excluding the cover
page, APA style)
General Guidelines for research Paper
1. A title page should be the
first page of the paper and should include the following: title of the paper,
student's name, course title, college name, and date. See the sample page.
2. With the exception of the
title page, each page should be numbered consecutively with numerals appearing
at the upper right hand corner of the page.
3. Different levels of
subtitles may be used to identify sections of the paper.
4. Any material used should be properly cited.
5. For guidelines regarding
reference, punctuation, and other style format follow APA (American
Psychological Association manual, fifth edition).
6. All papers should be typed
clearly and double-spaced (including the larger quotations and the reference)
with appropriate margins.
7. A reference (bibliography)
should appear at the end of the text.
8. Final copy should be
submitted only after proofreading.
APA (American Psychological
Paper. Use standard-sized white
paper (81/2 x 11 inches).
Type should be dark, clear, and
space between all lines, including block quotations.
Margins should be 1inch on all 4 sides.
Page numbers should be consecutive,
typed in the upper right-hand corner of each page.
Indentation. Indent the first
line ofevery paragraph five to
sevenspaces and then return to the
left margin. Block quotations (more than 40 words) should be typed on the
indented margin (double spaced). Shorter quotations shouldbe incorporated intothe
text with quotation marks.