Asplemeier's* APA Vol. 5 Writing Guides

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A short guide to the APA Publication Manual - Vol. 5

This is essentially a list of the rules that most commonly use in writing APA manuscripts.

Sample APA Paper

This is a report of a very fake and very absurd study about doing psychotherapy with dead people (it is a blatant rip-off from an article that appeared in the Journal of Polymorphous Perversity).

Formatting APA Documents in Word 2007.

This is a very nuts and bolts guide on how to get Word 2007 to make your paper to fit APA format.

Introduction Guide

This is a guide for writing an introduction to an empirical research report in APA format. It was developed to help my undergraduate research methods students to think about integrating research finding and stating clear hypotheses. I give it to my grad students as well.

Methods, Results, and Conclusions Guide

This too was developed for my undergrad students to help them write reports of empirical research they have conducted. I expanded it to cover topics that my graduate students often struggle with as well. The mock study is an extension of what was started in the Introduction Guide.

* Some of the content and much of the pedagogical value contained within these guides is based on materials developed by Dr. John Rosenkoetter at Missouri State University, who taught me research methods in undergrad (we won't say when). While I certainly underappreciated what he was teaching me at the time, I owe great deal of my success to his teaching.

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