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APA Citation Style Guide (7th ed.): Course Related Material

Power Point Slide - Blackboard

Author, A. A. (Date of posting). Title of presentation [PowerPoint slides]. Publisher. URL

Wardell, G. (2020). Diffusion and osmosis [PowerPoint slides]. Blackboard. https://douglascollege.blackboard.com/webapps/portal/execute/tabs/tabAction?tab_tab_group_id=_381_10 Blackboard

"If the slides come from a classroom website, learning management system (e.g., Canvas, Blackboard), or company intranet and you are writing for an audience with access to that resource, provide the name of the site and its URL (use the login page URL for sites requiring login." (Publication manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th ed., 2020, p. 347)

Power Point Slide - URL

Author, A. A. (Date of posting). Title of presentation [PowerPoint slides]. Publisher or Website name. URL

Hertzman, C. (2020). Aboriginal ECD in BC [PowerPoint slides]. UBC Human Early Learning Partnership. http://www.earlylearning.ubc.ca/presentations_general.htm#clyde

In Text

Parenthetical citation: (Hertzman, 2020)

Narrative citation: Hertzman (2020)

Lecture Notes

Canan, E., & Vasilev, J. (2019, May 22). [Lecture notes on resource allocation]. Department of Management, Control and Information Systems, University of Chile. https://uchilefau.academia.edu/ElseZCanan

Example taken from the Publication manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th ed., 2020, p. 347

In Text

Parenthetical citation: (Canan & Vasilev, 2019)

Narrative citation: Canan and Vasilev (2019)

 

Class Handout

Blackboard

Instructor's Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial if given. (Year Handout Was Created if known). Title of handout: Subtitle if any [Class handout]. Blackboard. URL

Hwang, J. (2021). Study skills: Core principles for success [Class handout]. Blackboard.  https://douglascollege.yourblackboardlink.com

 

Print

Instructor's Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial if given. (Year Handout Was Created if known). Title of handout: Subtitle if any [Class handout]. University Name, Course code.

Hwang, J. (2021) Study skills: Core principles for success [Class handout]. Douglas College, BUSN 1200.

In Text

Parenthetical citation: (Hwang, 2021)

Narrative citation: Hwang (2021)

Classroom Lecture

Unrecorded classroom lectures are considered personal communications (works that can not be recovered by readers).  APA instructs to "use a personal citation only when a recoverable source is not available.  For example, if you learned about a topic via a classroom lecture, it would be preferable to cite the research on which the instructor based the lecture.  However, if the lecture contained original content not published elsewhere, cite the lecture as a persona communication." (Publication manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th ed., 2020, p. 260)

In Text

Personal communications are cited in the text only, not in the reference list.  

Parenthetical citation:  (R. Morris, personal communication, June 8, 2020)

Narrative citation:  R. Morris (personal communication, June 8, 2020)

Customized Textbook

Chang, T. (Ed.). (2019). CRIM 2251: Psychological explanations of crime (Douglas College ed.). Pearson.

In Text

Parenthetical citation: (Chang, 2019)

Narrative citation: Chang (2019)

 

Note: T. Chang is the instructor of the course.  She compiled the customized textbook and is considered the editor.

Chapter in a Customized Textbook

Bartol, C.R., & Bartol, A.M. (2014). Crime and mental disorders. In T. Chang (Ed.), CRIM 2251: Psychological explanations of crime (Douglas College ed.) (pp. 101-144). Pearson.

In Text

Parenthetical citation: (Bartol & Bartol, 2014)

Narrative citation: Bartol and Bartol (2014)

Course Pack - Basic Format

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year of publication). Title of document. In A. Instructor (Ed.), Course number: Course title (pp. xxx-xxx). Douglas College. (Reprinted from Title of journal, volume (issue), page numbers).

Course packs are collections of materials that instructors compile from many sources. Treat the items in your course pack like articles or chapters in an edited book that are reprinted from another source. Use the name of the instructor as the editor. If the instructor's name is not given, use the department as editor. Use the date the course pack was issued as the date of publication. If there is no date of issue, use the current semester and year for the date of publication.

Course Pack

Collins, D. (2020). Legally speaking: Risk management in obstetrics and gynecology. In S.Kaye (Ed.), NURS 3130: Professional growth, nursing ethics course pack (pp.5-8). Douglas College. (Reprinted from Contemporary OB/GYN, 51(11), 38-42).

In Text

Parenthetical citation: (Collins, 2020)

Narrative citation: Collins (2020)

Course Pack - Individual Page

Philosophical foundations, curriculum concepts and themes. (n.d) In L. Kirk (Ed.). (2012), NURS 1130: Professional growth I (pp. 95-96). Douglas College.

In Text

Parenthetical citation: ("Philosophical foundations", n.d.)

Narrative citation: "Philosophical foundations" (n.d.)

"If the title of the work is not italicized in the reference, use double quotation marks around the title in the in-text citation." (Publication manual of the American Psychological Association, 7th ed., 2020, p. 264-265)

Original Material in a Classroom Course Pack, No Author

Diagram of the tibia-basitarsis joint in Apis Melifera. (2015). In B. Haave (Ed.), NEU 451: Movement and perception (pp.44-45). Douglas College.

Parenthetical citation: ("Diagram of the Tibia-Basitarsis Joint in Apis melifera," 2019)

Narrative citation: "Diagram of the Tibia-Basitarsis Joint in Apis melifera," 2019

 

(For further information see https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/references/examples/classroom-course-references)

Course Pack - Appendix

Appendix 2: Curriculum framework glossary of terms (2018) In L. Kirk (Ed.) (2012), NURS 1130: Professional growth I (pp. 144-153). Douglas College.

In Text

Parenthetical citation: ("Appendix 2", 2018)

Narrative citation: "Appendix 2" (2018)