Section I. Overview
Chapter 1: APA Style Versus Format: Why It Matters to Your Audience and Why It Should Matter to You
Chapter 2: Your Visual Table of Contents Quick Finder
Section II. Writing With (APA) Style: Big-Picture Items
Chapter 3: General Writing Tips Specific to APA Style: General Bare-Bones Fundamentals
Chapter 4: A Quick Grammar Summary for APA–Style Writing
Chapter 5: Plagiarism and How to Avoid It: Thou Shalt Not Steal (or Be Lazy)
Chapter 6: Avoiding Biased Language
Section III. Writing With (APA) Style: Getting Down to Business
Chapter 7: Writing Your Introduction: Tying the Story All Together
Chapter 8: Citing Sources in Text: Whodunit (or Said It)?
Chapter 9: A Step-by-Step Playbook of Your Method: How, What, When, Who, and Where?
Chapter 10: Writing About Statistics and Associated Fun: How Did It All Turn Out?
Chapter 11: Writing Your Discussion: It’s a Wrap
Chapter 12: Everybody Needs References
Section IV. Presenting Your Work in APA Format
Chapter 13: The Numbers Game: How to Write Numbers (and When the Rules Change)
Chapter 14: Formatting: Organizing, Headings, and Making Your Work Look Good to Print
Chapter 15: Table That Motion: The Special Challenges of Tables and Figures
Chapter 16: Make Microsoft Word 2016 Work for You: APA Formatting
Section V. Some Nitty-Gritty Details
Chapter 17: Making a List, No Apps Required: Enumeration and Seriation
Chapter 18: Abbreviations, Signs, Symbols, and Punctuation: The Details Can Matter: Emoji This!
Section VI. In Closing: Important Considerations
Chapter 19: Using Rubrics: Knowing What It Means to Write a Good Paper
Chapter 20: Proofreading the Entire Paper: Get It Right!
Chapter 21: Complete Sample of an Experimental (Research) Student Paper: Samples, Anyone?
Chapter 22: How to Avoid the Most Common Mistakes: All Together Now
Appendix A. Error List for Chapter 20
Appendix B. APA Style and Format Checklist