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APA Format Basics

This interactive webinar offers guidance on formatting and documenting for research papers and other writing assignments according to the standards outlined in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA), 6th edition (2011).Detailed examples are shown for references, citations, the title page and more.


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Elements of Scholarly Writing

This webinar outlines a step-by-step approach to writing graduate-level research, including selecting scholarly sources, adequately narrowing a topic, composing a thesis statement, synthesizing literature, achieving coherence, and writing an effective introduction and conclusion.

Grammar and Punctuation: FAQs and Q&A

What's a comma splice and how do I correct it? Is it a Master's, masters, or Masters degree? In this webinar, we will cover some of the most frequently asked questions about grammar and punctuation and will answer any of those nagging questions you've had: Should I lay it down, lie it down, or just give it a rest? And what on earth is "present perfect"?

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APA Format with MS Word: Research Papers and the Dissertation

This Writing Support webinar series with guest Joe Velazquez, independent APA editor, covers step-by-step instructions for formatting papers using Microsoft Word software. This Adobe Connect session covers general research paper formatting (e.g., running headers, main headers, page numbers) and dissertation formatting (e.g., table of contents, levels of heading, tables, figures, section and page breaks) following specific APA and Pepperdine GSEP guidelines.

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