Teaching APA Documentation Alongside MLA
Friday, April 11, 2014 from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM (CDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Workshop Title: Teaching APA Documentation Alongside MLA
Speaker: Noelle Merchant, English Professor
Recent changes to the curricula of writing courses at Rose State College include the teaching of APA documentation in Composition I and Composition II classes. In response to these changes, this workshop will provide an overview of APA documentation. The workshop will also offer strategies for teaching APA in conjunction with MLA.
Workshop Learning Outcomes
- Participants will identify criteria and characteristics that distinguish the APA style of documentation from the MLA style.
- Participants will identify conventions of APA formatting.
- Participants will cite sources according to the APA documentation style.
- Participants will explore and create strategies for teaching both MLA and APA documentation styles in a single course.
We will have a Check-In sheet using the registration list at the workshop.