This LibGuide contains resources to support students at Morling College to understand and employ the conventions of academic writing appropriate to graduate and post-graduate levels of study in the faculties of Education, and Counselling, Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care, utilising the American Psychological Association (APA) 6th and 7th edition publication styles.
APA 6 is the publication style in use for assignments and student writing until the end of 2020. APA 7 will be the publication style from the beginning of 2021.
|APA 7th Ed. updates||June 2020|
|Verb tense||May 2020|
|Which vs that||November 2019|
|Publication Style||The APA 6 and 7 publication styles|
|Assignment Question||Understanding the assignment question is a key skill in academic writing|
|Assignment Genre||There are different types of assignments|
|Reporting Verbs||Expand your vocabulary of reporting verbs|
|Verb Tense||Use past tense when reporting research (e.g. writing a literature review)|
|Workflow||Workflow for assignments, academic writing, and research|
|Referencing||Link to the Referencing LibGuide|
|Anthropomorphism||Avoiding the pitfalls of anthropomorphism|
|Plagiarism||Understanding plagiarism and self-plagiarism|
|Which vs that||Guidance on when to use which or that|