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PSYC 300 (Kiel)

PSYC 300 (Kiel)


APA Style Citation Assignment

Assignment Checklist:

  • Pick a psychological disorder that is currently recognized. 
  • Find one journal article to cite in your paper.
  • Article needs to be published within the last 10 years. 
  • Format the citation. 


Example of an APA formatted citation to a journal article retrieved online:

Wooldridge, M.B., & Shapka, J. (2012). Playing with technology: Mother-toddler interaction scores lower during play with electronic toys. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 33(5), 211-218.



APA Style Final Paper

Assignment Checklist:

  • Topic - summarize an issue related to a mental disorder (currently recognized by the APA
  • 2 written pages minimum, plus a cover page and references page = minimum total of 4 pages total
  • Double spaced text in 12-point Times New Roman font (or similar font)
  • Minimum of 2 APA formatted references.
  • Cited inside your paper - parenthetical citation 
  • Cited on your references page  
  • Resources must consist of the journal article on your topic & your textbook (minimum)
  • One direct quote allowed - no more than 50 words from one of your references
  • Additional references must be paraphrased or summarized instead of directly quoted