Both Citations and References are Required!
The words citations and references are often used as the same term. However, citations are source credits that occur within the text of a material. For example, (Chang, 2019). In this short activity, the correct definitions of a citation and reference used in APA format are clarified. Examples of how citations and references are used.
In this short video, the words citations and references are defined for use in APA format. This is important for communication of what is required in your papers and assignments.
In your next assignment, use the citations and references correctly.
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The website, internet, adobe flash player (the link to download for free is included) and 5 minutes to complete the activity.
APA format of citations and references
After active participation in this learning activity, the learner will
1. Define citations in APA format.
2. Define references in APA format.
3. Describe how citations and references are used in APA format.
Assessment is done in the next course assessment/assignment as it will be evidence when citations and references are correctly used.