CRITICAL THINKING RESEARCH REPORT AND POWERPOINT ASSIGNMENTAmy1995
APA Style PowerPOint
APA: What is it? APA style is a style of formatting and organizing written material. The guidelines help writers organize their writings in a “clear, precise, and inclusive manner” (APA Style Blog, n.d., para. 1).
• The layout of the paper • In-text citations &
references • Tables/charts, videos,
Always begin with a cover page/slide 3
Title Your Name
Keiser University Course name/number Instructor’s full name
Due date (Month Day, Year)
Always include a header/title for each slide 4
HEADER Use consistent, parallel formatting
Make references size 12-14 and TNR
Include 4-6 bullet points per slide Make header TNR size ~45; body font b/w 24-30 and TNR
HEADER Paraphrase > Quote
Always cite your sources!
You may use short quotations (if you can’t paraphrase the sentence)
You may use short paragraphs (only one or two)
Cite, cite, cite! 6
Or: (Author, year, p. #) if you’re quoting
Include references at the bottom of each slide – hanging indent
7Figures Figures must be numbered and titled, and they must include a note that includes a brief description of the image, followed by the copyright attribution. See the following charts for formatting/examples of the copyright attribution, and click the link below for general info on how to title, number, and write notes for the figure.
https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/r esearch_and_citation/apa_ style/apa_formatting_and_s tyle_guide/apa_tables_and _figures.html
When Citing Sources, What Info Do I Need?
Quotes • Author’s last name OR
the name of the organization
• Year of publication • Page or paragraph # • A signal phrase • Quotation marks