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Introduction

The purpose of this guide to provide information about the following:

To Use APA Style Central

1. Create your APA Style Central account (Must use Roosevelt email address)

2. Explore Tabs:

  • Home: 3 minute video overview
  • Learn: Instructional videos, quick guides, self-quizzes, and samples
  • Research: Reference manager, tools for tracking research, and reference books
  • Write: Pre-formatted paper templates (with samples), automatically saves papers, and ability to collaborate
  • Publish: Search and browse more than 260 journals to see their publication requirements

Self-guided Blackboard Course

1. Registering:

  • Log in to Blackboard
  • Select the RU Courses (at top of page)
  • Type apa in the Organization Search Box
  • Hover over APA Style Central and select Enroll from the dropdown menu

  • Select RU Courses tab (on top of page)
  • You will find the course named RUORG118_APA in the My Organizations box

2. Suggestions:

  • If you have previous APA experience, start with the self-quiz for each lesson
  • If you did not do well, go back and study the tutorials and/or quick guides

3. Completion:

  • Select Final Exam (on left hand side of page)

  • Select the Final Exam link

  • You must have 80% or better on the final exam
  • To receive the certificate select Tools/Communication

  • Select Achievements

 

  • Select the Printer icon and print the certificate

Printing the Certificate

  • You must have 80% or better on the final exam
  • To receive the certificate select Tools/Communication

  • Select Achievements

 

  • Select the Printer icon and print the certificate