Title of Paper
Your Name (your student number)
Course Number and Name
This section is placed on its own page. Abstract should be no more than 250 words. Do not indent this section. This section may not be required by your professor.
Keywords: This is an indented list of 3-5 words, phrases or acronyms that describe the paper. If there is a second line, it is not indented.
Start your first paragraph here. You have to make sure that all new paragraphs are indented and all sources are referenced correctly by using in-text citations and full citations in reference list.
Make sure you have proper headings for your sections. Use your assignment guidelines to create paper sections and heading names.
Headings help organize your paper and help indicate the important elements to the readers. Each headings can repeat multiple times. The most common headings are 1 and 2. Level 1 headings are used for top level or main sections. An example of this section would be “methods,” “results,” or “discussion.”
This is used as a subheading for the above level one topic. An example of this heading would be “sample” or “design.”
Headings help organize your paper and help indicate the important elements to the readers. Each type of heading can repeat multiple times. The most common headings are 1 and 2, and often you will not need more than that. If you would like to learn more about the levels of headings, please the see APA Quick Guide under Library Resources.
Make sure all your sources are listed in the reference list – note the list has to start on a new page. The full source citation information is required here. Make sure that all sources are listed alphabetically by last name and are formatted using the hanging indent feature (select the source, highlight it, right click on the highlighted text, choose paragraph, under indent select hanging indent under special).
For additional resources, log into MyUCW. Click on Library Resources. Click on APA & Plagiarism Resources section for this template, a sample paper and a condensed guide.