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Using APA Style in Academic Writing

X. Using APA Style in Academic Writing: Avoiding Biased Language

Feb 26, 2015 Jeff Hume-Pratuch

How can you avoid bias when writing about issues of gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disability or age?

IX. Using APA Style in Academic Writing: Verb Tense, Voice, and Mood

Feb 19, 2015 Jeff Hume-Pratuch

Writers often wonder when to use past or present tense and when to use active or passive voice.

VIII. Using APA Style in Academic Writing: Clear Attribution of Action

Feb 12, 2015 Jeff Hume-Pratuch

Writers are often instructed to avoid the first person but this can lead to confusion about who is doing what.

VII. Using APA Style in Academic Writing: Precision and Clarity

Feb 05, 2015 Jeff Hume-Pratuch

Choose your words wisely so that they do not come between your idea and the audience.

VI. Using APA Style in Academic Writing: Et Al.

Jan 19, 2015 Jeff Hume-Pratuch

The use of et al. in APA style often confuses authors.

V. Using APA Style in Academic Writing: Line Spacing

Jan 12, 2015 Jeff Hume-Pratuch

How do authors run afoul of APA Style through inconsistent line spacing?

IV. Using APA Style in Academic Writing: Abbreviations and Acronyms

Jan 05, 2015 Jeff Hume-Pratuch

When do you abbreviate and when do you spell out terms? In this blog you will learn when and how to abbreviate in your academic writing.

III. Using APA Style in Academic Writing: The Power of Commas

Dec 29, 2014 Jeff Hume-Pratuch

What are the most common problems that authors have with comma usage in APA?

II. Using APA Style in Academic Writing: Words or Numerals?

Dec 22, 2014 Jeff Hume-Pratuch

How do you know when a number should be a word and when it should be a numeral?

I. Using APA Style in Academic Writing: Introduction

Dec 15, 2014 Jeff Hume-Pratuch

This blog series addresses problems that authors often encounter with APA Style.

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