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The work is poorly laid out and confusing. Just when I thought I understood an APA format for a cited web site journal, I still managed t ...more
I really really prefer MLA and Chicago and AP. Like, why you gotta be so different in-text and in your reference list, APA formatting? Why you gotta require title pages and abstracts instead of just letting people present their information immediately? What's the deal with not capitalizing article titles like they're titles?
I mean, all styl ...more
My struggle with quantitative research was an affirmation that there's a creative nature in me that may respect the rules but will always be frustrated by the exclusive confinement of analysis.
Thanks to this book, I now know that:
1) If I am to ever become a published scholar, my name will be cited as "Aghazarian, A." I declare that as denouncement of identity, dammit.
2) I respect the rules of writing, but ...more
It's full of information but it can be confusing for the first half of the book because it goes so fast and doesn't explain things very well.
Let’s get real, can we do that? How many people that reviewed this book actually read it? Further, how many of the reviewers have actually done research proposals and submissions to journals that utilize the APA style?
Like many of the reviewers, I had an immediate aversion towards learning a new style of formatting. I could have complained; I could have shouted contemptuous words of disapproval. Instead, I picked up the book and read it. Moreover, I practiced doing a variety of writing that enc...more