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ECED 1115: Foundations of Early Childhood Education

This assignment guide is for the Essay and Presentation Assignment for ECED 1115.

Example APA Style Citation

Sample Citations

In-Text Reference

**Page numbers are required in the in-text citation if you are using a direct quotation (LastName, Year, pg. #).

1 author

(LastName, Year)

Example: (Greene, 2010)

2 authors

(LastName & LastName, Year)

Example: (Scarlett & New, 2007)

3 or more authors
First in-text citation: (LastName, LastName, & LastName, Year).
Subsequent in-text citation: (LastName et al., Year). 
Example: First citation: (Thompson, Manore, & Sheeshka, 2010); Subsequent citation: (Thompson et al., 2010)

Reference List - Journal Article

General Format:

LastName, FirstInitial., LastName, FirstInitial., & LastName, FirstInitial. (Year). Title of the article with only the first word and proper nouns capitalized. Title of the Journal in ItalicsVolumeNumber(IssueNumber), page number range. doi:xxxxxxxxx

Example:

Torabian, S., Haddad, E., Rajaram, S., Banta, J., & Sabat, J. (2009). Acute effect of nut consumption on plasma total polyphenols, antioxidant capacity and lipid peroxidation. Journal of Human Nutrition & Dietetics, 22, 64-71. doi:10.1111/j.1365-277X.2008.00923.x

Reference List - Textbook

General Format:

LastNameFirstInitial., LastNameFirstInitial., & LastNameFirstInitial(Year). Title of book with only the first word and proper nouns capitalized: Subtitle of book with only the first word and proper nouns capitalized (edition number). Location: Publisher.

Example:

Myers, D.G. (2018). Psychology (12th ed.). New York, NY: Worth Publishers, Macmillan Learning.