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APA papers require a title page. Include the information shown. Other information should be included if your instructor asks for it. Remember, your instructor always has the final say.

Title FirstName LastName Strayer University Course # & Title To insert a header in Microsoft Word, select View | Header and Footer from the main toolbar. You can then left justify the line and type in a shortened version of the Title. The title page also contains the words Running head: Add five spaces after the title, and then to insert an automatic page number, choose the Insert Page Number button on the Header and Footer toolbar. Instructor’s Name Date To center a line in Microsoft Word, select Format | Paragraph from the main toolbar, and then on the Indents and Spacing tab beside the word Alignment choose Center from the drop-down list.

You can insert the date in Microsoft Word by selecting Insert | Date and Time… from the main toolbar and selecting a style.

Enter a Continuous Page Break to allow a different header for the rest of the document. Go to Page Layout, Breaks, and select Continuous.

Abstracts are only needed if your instructor requires one.

SHORT VERSION OF TITLE Title The text of your document should begin on the first line (double-spaced**) after your title. You should indent the first line of text in each paragraph of the body of the document. To insert a header in More text here more Microsoft Word, select text here more text here. More text here more text here more text here. View | Header and More text the more Footer fromhere main text here more text here. More text here more text here more text here. toolbar. You can then More text here more left justify the line and text here more text here. More text here more text here more text here. type in a shortened More Title. version of the text here more text here more text here. More text here more text here more text Note there is no here. head: here. To RunningMore text here more text here more text here. More text here more text here more text have a different header **Your entire paper should be double-spaced. Use the here. page text here on this Moreyou must more text here more text here. More text here more text here more text automatic double-spacing command (accessible through enter a continuous page Format | Paragraph from the main toolbar in Microsoft here. the bottom of break on Word) because it is much easier to revise when you don’t the tile page and do have to go through and add hard returns after of the current When you want to insert a short quotation, you just include it as partevery line.  line. NOT link this header to the previous page For instance, one of my favorite quotes by C. S. Lewis (1984) is from his book Till We Have header.

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Faces. It goes, “Why should your heart not dance?” (p. 96). After quoting something, you need to use a citation. If you have already mentioned the author in your text, then you only need to APA margins should be one inch on the top, bottom and right (and The left number when be 1 or something directly). If you use the year of publicationside. the page margin should quoting 1.5 inches if binding is planned. To change your margins, select File | Page Setup from have talked about Microsoft Word. haven’t mentioned the author in text, orthe main toolbar in other things more recently so that it (Header and Footer margins should always remain at .5 inches.) could be confusing, then include the author’s last name in the citation. For instance, I like this quote as well, “I do not think that all who choose wrong roads perish; but their rescue consists in being put back on the right road” (Lewis, 1963, p. 6). More text here more text here more text here. More textthe last name ofhere authortext Generally, citations should have here more text the more and the year of publication. Direct quotations should include here. More text here more text here more text here. page...
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