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The thesis statement or main claim must be debatable an argumentative or persuasive piece of writing must begin with a debatable thesis or claim in other words, the thesis must be something that people could reasonably have differing opinions on if your thesis is something that is generally agreed upon. Doctoral dissertations and master's theses (apa 705) unpublished theses and dissertations: jordan, j j (2005) psychosocial effects of gifted programming ( unpublished master's thesis) university of saskatchewan, saskatoon, canada berg, d h (2003) prospective leadership development in colleges and. Purdue owl: what makes a good literature paper · university of toronto: writing about literature thesis statements harvard college: developing a thesis · ashford university: thesis and outline generator apa apa: getting started · purdue owl: apa formatting and style guide · purdue owl: apa nursing paper.
Use numerals to express: a numbers 10 and above examples: 12 years old, the 57th trial, 12 cm wide b numbers that precede a unit of measurement examples: 5-mg dose, 363 mm c numbers that represent statistical or mathematical functions, fractional or decimal quantities, percentages, and ratios. Apa style: an introduction presented by the ulm library reference department page 2 session overview □ what is apa style □ general guidelines □ the basics □ parts of a paper □ citations □ footnotes + endnotes □ resources □ q & a word choice is very important the owl at purdue highlights.
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Apa (american psychological association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences this resource, revised according to the 6th edition, second printing of the apa manual, offers examples for the general format of apa research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and. For a personalized review of any paper for any class, log into https://d2lsfasuedu / and select owl-online writing lab from your pull-down list of classes this works best with a paper that is nearly complete owl writing tutors will check for: basic paper structure - clear thesis, related supporting points, smooth paragraph.