When choosing a topic for your research:

  • Choose a topic that is of genuine interest to you
  • Choose a topic that is relevant to the assignment
  • Choose a topic that is worth researching and writing about

These two webpages can give you some ideas on picking a topic:

Glendale Community College

Northwest Missouri State


Using APA Style

1. Download the APA template: Click Here

2. For instructions on creating the APA format in Microsoft Word: Click Here

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3. Use the Citation Machine Website for formatting your citations: Click Here

4. Another Template For APA Style

5. Website On APA Style - has sample papers

6. Cornell APA Citation Style Guide

7. Ohio State Guide to APA

8. Seattle APA Citation Guide


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