1. Use the attached article related to quality issues regarding managed care. Summarize the article. Include in-text citations and the reference, using APA 6th Edition format. Do not copy word for word or paste the article into your post. Minimum of 275 words.
Discussion Posts (APA guidelines)
Be sure to use APA format when citing your sources (including the text) when making your Discussion posts. This applies to both short quotations and paraphrasing.
If you are directly quoting from a work, you will need to include the author, year of publication, and the page number for the reference (preceded by “p.”). Introduce the quotation with a signal phrase that includes the author’s last name followed by the date of publication in parentheses.
According to Jones (1998), “Students often had difficulty using APA style, especially when it was their first time” (p. 199).
Jones (1998) found “students often had difficulty using APA style” (p. 199); what implications does this have for teachers?
If the author is not named in a signal phrase, place the author’s last name, the year of publication, and the page number in parentheses after the quotation.
She stated, “Students often had difficulty using APA style” (Jones, 1998, p. 199), but she did not offer an explanation as to why.
Summary or Paraphrase
If you are paraphrasing an idea from another work but not directly quoting it, you only have to make reference to the author and year of publication in your in-text reference.
According to Jones (1998), APA style is a difficult citation format for first-time learners.
APA style is a difficult citation format for first-time learners (Jones, 1998).