Pocket Guide to APA Style

Author: Robert Perrin

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495912638

Category: Reference

Page: 176

View: 5507

An ideal tool for students writing research papers across the disciplines, the POCKET GUIDE TO APA STYLE, 4th Edition, offers straightforward explanations, annotated examples, and margin notes designed to help students write properly documented papers in the latest APA style. Thorough and practical, this concise guide is not only less expensive and easier for undergraduates to use than the APA Manual, it also includes additional information about the research-writing process. In this updated edition, students will also find extensive coverage of electronic sources, preparing them to both evaluate and correctly use Internet references in their own research. The 4th Edition incorporates all essential changes reflected in the sixth edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (2009). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Pocket Guide to APA Style

Author: Robert Perrin

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 113317096X

Category: Education

Page: 176

View: 2162

An ideal tool for students writing research papers across the disciplines, the POCKET GUIDE TO APA STYLE, 4th Edition, offers straightforward explanations, annotated examples, and margin notes designed to help students write properly documented papers in the latest APA style. Thorough and practical, this concise guide is not only less expensive and easier for undergraduates to use than the APA Manual, it also includes additional information about the research-writing process. In this updated edition, students will also find extensive coverage of electronic sources, preparing them to both evaluate and correctly use Internet references in their own research. The 4th Edition incorporates all essential changes reflected in the sixth edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (2009). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Pocket Guide to APA Style

Author: Robert Perrin

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0547201931

Category: Reference

Page: 160

View: 5560

An ideal tool for students writing research papers across the disciplines, THE POCKET GUIDE TO APA STYLE, Third Edition, offers straightforward explanations, annotated examples, and margin notes designed to help students write properly documented papers in the latest APA style. Thorough and practical, this concise guide is not only less expensive and easier for undergraduates to use than the APA Manual, it also includes additional information about the research-writing process. In this updated edition, students will also find extensive coverage of electronic sources, preparing them to both evaluate and correctly use Internet references in their own research. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Concise Rules of APA Style

Author: American Psychological Association

Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn

ISBN: 9781591472520

Category: Reference

Page: 212

View: 6146

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Pocket Guide to APA Style, Spiral bound Version

Author: Robert Perrin

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305969693

Category: Education

Page: 192

View: 4846

The POCKET GUIDE TO APA STYLE, 6th Edition is an essential tool for writing research papers across the disciplines. Concise and thorough, the POCKET GUIDE offers straightforward explanations, annotated examples, and margin notes designed to help writers produce properly documented papers in the latest APA style. Thorough and practical, this concise guide is less expensive and easier to use than the APA Manual. It also includes extensive, up-to-date coverage of electronic sources, preparing writers to evaluate and use Internet references correctly in their research. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

A Pocket Style Manual, APA Version

Author: Diana Hacker,Nancy Sommers

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN: 1319020917

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 288

View: 7940

Your students need clear, complete answers to their questions about grammar, research, and writing in the social sciences—and they often need them at a moment’s notice. As their teacher, you are their greatest resource, but you can’t be available 24/7. For help with work in class and at home and especially for questions at odd hours, students can turn to A Pocket Style Manual, APA Version. The APA version of A Pocket Style Manual provides help for students writing in disciplines that use APA style: psychology, sociology, economics, criminal justice, nursing, education, business, and others. With a focus on APA conventions and practices, examples and models from across the disciplines, and guidelines for integrating and documenting a wide variety of sources, A Pocket Style Manual, APA Version, gives concise, straightforward, and trusted advice for any writing situation.

The APA Pocket Handbook

Author: Jill Rossiter

Publisher: Dw Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781933878133

Category: Psychological literature

Page: 60

View: 582

* Coincides with the 6th ed. of the APA manual (2nd printing) This handbook is ideal for preparing undergraduate essays. It was specifically designed with the average student's needs in mind. The book is intended to cover the vast majority of situations that the normal student will encounter while writing a college essay. Organized for speed and brevity, the book is primarily a concentrated, up-to-date guide on APA format (11 pages) and documentation requirements (12 pages In-Text, 19 pages References) with a heavy emphasis on examples and visual aids (90 to be exact). Additionally the book contains pointers on how to get started, what to document, what notes to take (by source type), and how to handle quotes of varying length. All of this in a book designed to fit in a shirt pocket.

Nurse's Pocket Guide

Diagnoses, Prioritized Interventions, and Rationales

Author: Marilynn E Doenges,Mary Frances Moorhouse,Alice C Murr

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803644779

Category: Medical

Page: 1186

View: 7522

This quick-reference tool has what you need to select the appropriate diagnosis to plan your patients’ care effectively. The 14th Edition features all the latest nursing diagnoses and updated interventions.

A Pocket Guide to Public Speaking

Author: Dan O'Hair,Hannah Rubenstein,Rob Stewart

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN: 1319019714

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 336

View: 8108

This best-selling brief introduction to public speaking offers practical coverage of every topic typically covered in a full-sized text, from invention, research and organization, practice and delivery, to the different speech types. Its concise, inexpensive format makes it perfect not only for the public speaking course, but also for any setting across the curriculum, on the job, or in the community. This newly redesigned full-color edition offers even stronger coverage of the fundamentals of speechmaking, while also addressing the changing realities of public speaking in a digital world. It features fully updated chapters on online presentations and using presentation software, and a streamlined chapter on research in print and online.

A Pocket Style Manual

Author: Diana Hacker,Nancy Sommers

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 0312542542

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 304

View: 3331

"Clarity, grammar, punctuation and mechanics, research, MLA, APA, Chicago, CSE, usage/grammatical terms"--Cover.

Pocket Guide to APA Style

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1497040507

Category: Education

Page: 19

View: 1126

Facts101 is your complete guide to Pocket Guide to APA Style. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

The Broadview Pocket Guide to Citation and Documentation - Second Edition

Author: Maureen Okun,Nora Ruddock

Publisher: Broadview Press

ISBN: 1554813344

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 224

View: 8369

Compact and convenient, The Broadview Pocket Guide to Citation and Documentation includes information on MLA, APA, Chicago, and CSE styles of citation and documentation. The second edition has been fully updated to reflect the 2016 revisions to the MLA style of documentation. A wide range of examples are provided throughout the book, and full sample essays in both MLA and APA styles are also included. The book discusses summary and paraphrase as well as direct quotation, and includes an extensive treatment of how to integrate quoted material into the text of an academic paper. There is coverage too of what constitutes plagiarism—and how to avoid it.

Pocket Guide to Crisis Intervention

Author: Albert R Roberts,Kenneth R Yeager

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199724789

Category: Social Science

Page: 240

View: 8534

Crisis workers make split-second decisions every day that affect the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and entire communities. They support and guide people through health diagnoses, bankruptcies, sexual assaults, deaths of loved ones, suicide attempts, and natural or man-made disasters from the front lines. While professions vary from mental health professionals, emergency responders, educators, business managers or volunteers such as suicide hotline workers, all have a common and urgent need for a rapid reference that covers every type of traumatic event they may be asked to respond to in the course of an unpredictable and highly stressful day. The Pocket Guide to Crisis Intervention is a complete crisis toolkit, a trusted resource to consult on the fly, packed with easy-to-follow, step-by-step evidence-based protocols for responding effectively to a broad range of traumatic events. Checklists, bullets, and boxes highlight symptoms & warning signs and provide action plans, do's & don'ts, and screening & assessment questions. The open layout and two-color design make this pocket guide as visually appealing as it practical, ensuring at-a-glance lookup of the essentials of managing the most common types of crisis. More than just a collection of action lists, though, this pocket guide explains theories and models in clear, jargon-free language, offering tips for clinical practice, treatment planning, referrals, and coordinating services as needed. It can be used as a field manual for seasoned professionals or as a training tool for new recruits and practitioners seeking to sharpen their skills.

A Pocket Style Manual, APA Version

Author: Diana Hacker,Nancy Sommers

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

ISBN: 9780312568498

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 272

View: 2840

The NEW APA version of A Pocket Style Manual provides help for students writing in social sciences and other disciplines that use APA style: psychology, sociology, economics, criminal justice, nursing, education, and business. With a focus on APA conventions and practices, examples and models from across the disciplines, and guidelines for integrating and documenting a wide variety of sources, A Pocket Style Manual, APA version, gives concise, straightforward, and trusted advice for any writing situation.

The Broadview Guide to Writing: A Handbook for Students - Sixth Edition

Author: Corey Frost,Karen Weingarten,Doug Babington,Don LePan,Maureen Okun

Publisher: Broadview Press

ISBN: 177048583X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 720

View: 9202

“Even the most useful reference guides are not always, well, shall we say, riveting. A refreshing exception is the new Broadview Guide to Writing, which is smart, helpful, and even fun to read.” —Gerald Graff and Cathy Birkenstein, authors of They Say / I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing Key Features —A coil-bound reference text suitable for a range of introductory composition and writing courses —Divided into three sections: Writing Processes (including Research, Argumentation, and Style) Writing Mechanics (Grammar, Usage, and Punctuation) Writing Contexts (Writing in different academic disciplines, Forms and conventions, and citation) —Comprehensive treatment of citation style guides, with 2016 MLA style updates —Expanded treatment of research methods, argument structures, and writing in the workplace —A unique section on “How to Be Good With Words”—issues of gender, race, class, religion, sexual orientation, disability, etc. —Expanded coverage for those whose native language is not English —All-new chapter on reading images —Extensive companion website featuring interactive exercises Increasingly, writing handbooks are seen as over-produced and overpriced. One stands out: The Broadview Guide to Writing is published in an elegant but simple format, and sells for roughly half the price of its fancier-looking competitors. That does not change with the new edition; what does change and stay up-to-date is the content of the book. The sixth edition brings a substantial re-organization of the contents under three headings: Writing Processes, Writing Mechanics, and Writing Contexts. Coverage of APA, Chicago, and CSE styles of documentation has been substantially expanded, and the MLA section has now been fully revised to take into account all the 2016 changes. Also expanded is coverage of academic argument; of writing and critical thinking; of writing about literature, of paragraphing; of how to integrate quoted material into one’s own work; of balance and parallelism; and of issues of gender, race, religion etc. in writing. The chapter “Seeing and Meaning: Reading (and Writing About) Visual Images” is entirely new to the sixth edition.

APA style guide to electronic references

Author: American Psychological Association

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Citation of electronic information resources

Page: 24

View: 1217

Outlines for students and writers these key elements with numerous examples: Dissertations and theses; bibliographies; curriculum and course material; reference materials, including Wiki; gray literature, such as conference hearings, presentation slides, and policy briefs; general interest media and alternative presses such as audio podcasts; and online communities, such as Weblog posts and video Weblog posts.

APA Style Simplified

Writing in Psychology, Education, Nursing, and Sociology

Author: Bernard Beins

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470672323

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 202

View: 5576

"In APA Style Simplified, experienced teacher and writer Bernard C. Beins guides young scholars through the labyrinth of APA style. He highlights the major elements of APA style and shows how to generate a coherent manuscript. Beins also explores how to develop ideas, connect them to what others have written, and express them in a style that reflects a sophisticated knowledge of the subject area. In addition, he features a sample manuscript showing common deviations from APA style, and how to correct these problems. An essential resource for those working on research papers, dissertations, and manuscripts within relevant subject areas, APA Style Simplified is a compact but comprehensive guide to writing clearly and effectively"--Provided by publisher.

Pocket Guide to Addiction Assessment and Treatment

Author: Petros Levounis,Erin Zerbo,Rashi Aggarwal

Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub

ISBN: 1615370722

Category: Medical

Page: 379

View: 1363

Ambivalence, poor adherence to treatment, serious psychiatric and medical comorbidities -- the difficulties posed by patients of substance use disorders are among the most challenging for practitioners to face. Given that only 10% of patients with these disorders actually receive specialized addiction treatment, it's clear that physicians in all medical and surgical specialties need to become comfortable assessing and treating substance use disorders. The Pocket Guide to Addiction Assessment and Treatment is designed specifically to aid a wide range of clinicians, regardless of their training in addiction, to more confidently assess and treat this patient population. The book's practical, actionable content is divided into three sections -- Fundamentals of Addiction, Substances and Behaviors, and Treatment -- that address topics including: The neurobiology of addiction How to recognize and treat intoxication, withdrawal from, and addiction to substances such as alcohol, anabolic-androgenic steroids, benzodiazepines, cannabis, opioids, stimulants, and tobacco, as well as hallucinogens, inhalants, and caffeine Special issues with psychiatric and medical comorbidities, as well as with specific populations Behavioral addictions, with a special focus on gambling disorder Cognitive-behavioral therapy; 12-step programs; nutrition and exercise; spirituality, mindfulness, and meditation; and other treatment options, with examples of how each can be used with patients facing addictions With an accessible, easily referenced format, the Pocket Guide to Addiction Assessment and Treatment serves as a go-to resource for general psychiatrists, internists, family practitioners, pediatricians, emergency medicine physicians, psychiatric nurses, residents, medical students, and other practitioners involved in the addiction treatment field. And because all of the diagnostic discussions are DSM-5®--based, readers can be confident that they're getting the most relevant and up-to-date guidance on the topic.

A Teacher's Pocket Guide to School Law

Author: Nathan L. Essex

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780133351910

Category: Education

Page: 240

View: 1088

School Law and the Public Schools by Nathan L. Essex gives educators and policy makers at all levels practical, easy-to-read, relevant information on the historical and contemporary legal issues affecting the organization and administration of schools in the United States. Virtually every topic of concern to today's educators is covered in a practical, easy-to-read organization and style that's accessible even to those with little or no knowledge of the legal issues affecting public schools. Revised chapters in this new Sixth Edition include recent rulings on religion in public schools, social media, Facebook and Twitter challenges, virtual charter schools, administrators' authority at bus stops, legal aspects of teachers and administrators' evaluation, teacher performance and misconduct, 504 Rehabilitation plans, the McKinney-Vento Homeless Act, violence and tragedy in U.S. schools, procedures for evaluating and responding to threats, natural disasters and school safety, proposed changes to No Child Left Behind by the White House, use of chaperones for field trips, and new application exercises at the end of each chapter.

Your Complete Guide to College Success

How to Study Smart, Achieve Your Goals, and Enjoy Campus Life

Author: Donald J. Foss

Publisher: APA Books

ISBN: 9781433812965

Category: Education

Page: 295

View: 9119

Your Complete Guide to College Success is an up-to-date, evidence-based book that provides a roadmap for how to be successful in college - and afterwards. It covers a comprehensive set of academic and personal topics, and distills research results and advice into a student-friendly, readable package.