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Modules: APA Modules


Welcome to the Writing Center's self-paced APA modulesThese modules cover APA reference formatting and citation formatting and style rules, as well as an overall introduction to APA style:

  • References & Citations: In these modules you will explore reference entry and citation formatting. These modules use APA 7.
  • APA Style: In these modules you will learn various APA style rules about things like headings, bias, numbers, and lists. These modules use APA 6. 

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Module Preview: Introduction to APA Style Video

Watch the module preview video below to learn more about what to expect in the Introduction APA Style module!

Note that this video was created while APA 6 was the style guide edition in use. There may be some examples of writing that have not been updated to APA 7 guidelines.

Introduction to APA Style

In this module you will learn why Walden students use APA style and how APA style helps writers create clarity and cite sources in their writing. This module is a good fit for students new to academic writing or APA style.

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This module should take you 20 minutes to complete.

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