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APA Style......

Post  SianneD on Fri Oct 15, 2010 4:29 am

APA Style
There are many different writing styles for the English language that are used in the modern world of humans. Various people tend to research a variety of resources based upon other writing styles and the best one, which may suit their writing task. One of the most commonly used writing styles is APA Style (American Psychological Association), mainly because it indicates a purpose and presentation. APA Style is a conduct of steps and rules that has been established to acquire reading comprehension in social and behavioural sciences. (Shemberg. 2010)
APA Style is an English editorial style that has been used countless of times because it clarifies communication; the rules are designed to “move the idea forward with the minimum of distraction and a maximum of precision”. (American Psychological Association. 2010) APA Style had started many years ago due to a group of social scientists that started doing research and thinking of other ideas to establish set standards of communication, but is still being modified and improved to make our lives’ easier.
Continuingly, APA Style has a very particular layout that has been changed several times since there are continuous improvements that have been developed in order to achieve a greater success in the communication process of this editorial writing style. Two new rules have been produced for this writing method, which is that APA now uses hanging indent formatting in the reference list, and, for in-text direct quotes, the page number must be given along with the name and year. The references that are used through an APA Style paper are usually listed in alphabetical order and are contained on the last page of the paper.
In conclusion, APA Style has been invented to assist us with reading comprehension and in social and behavioural sciences. APA Style is an editorial writing style that has been reuse due to the fact that it clarifies communication; the rules are designed to “move the idea forward with the minimum of distraction and a maximum of precision”. (American Psychological Association. 2010)

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