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APA Information

What Is APA Format?

APA format is the writing style designed by the American Psychological Association. It is used by most behavioral sciences, and will be the writing style you will use for all of your CHDV classes. Here, we provide you all the instructions you need to simplify writing in APA format!

How to Write Your Papers in APA Format:

Please use this APA 7th ed. Quick Guide and Checklist. Set up your papers just like the example in this document.
You are encouraged to print or save this document for future reference!

Also, please watch this 20-minute video showing and explaining how to write a paper in APA format. 

video directions for APA

APA 7th Edition Instructional Video

 

 

Additional APA Resources

APA.org
Sample papers in APA format

Purdue Online Writing Lab Owl at Purdue
Website for additional information on APA formatting

Ashford University
APA: Information on APA formatting.

Citation Machine
Resource for you to cite your references.

Palomar College Library

Library Main Page

APA citation guide

Grammarly

Grammarly.com provides a grammar checker, with plagiarism detection and tips for writing improvement.  This is highly recommended to use before submitting your assignment.

 

 

Palomar’s Early Childhood Education lab school has openings for children and teachers! Visit their website and visit the applications and resources pages for more information! https://www2.palomar.edu/pages/ECELabSchool/
The Palomar College Early Childhood Education Lab School is Hiring teachers and assistant teachers! Please submit your application to Tamara Holthaus (ECELS Coordinator) via email at tholthaus@palomar.edu
Did you know we offer a certificate specific for working with School-Age Children grades K-6?
Interested in becoming a K-12 Teacher? Learn about the Teaching Credential Programs offered at Cal State San Marcos. Monday, May 17 6-7pm on ZOOM https://palomar-edu.zoom.us/j/5513861321
Some preschools must require all teachers to have their Child Development Permit. Join this free workshop to learn more about the permit, what it requires, and how to apply. For more information, also visit https://www2.palomar.edu/pages/childdevelopment/permit-information/
Easter Seals provides free childcare to parents who are in school or working. Contact them directly to see if you qualify!
Join us Monday 4/12 6-7pm on Zoom https://palomar-edu.zoom.us/j/5513861321 Meeting ID: 551 386 1321
It’s not too late to take a Child Development Class this semester! New Students are welcome!
Some preschools must require all teachers to have their Child Development Permit. Join this free workshop to learn more about the permit, what it requires, and how to apply. For more information, also visit https://www2.palomar.edu/.../childdev.../permit-information/
All students welcome! Enroll today for Spring online classes that begin 2/1
Join in on this free presentation by Dr. Kiley Lizama, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist on Tuesday, December 1 5:30-7:30
This Saturday!
All students are invited to this special online event by Art with an Impact on Mental Health.