Short Form Writing Style

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Axia College First-Year Sequence Short Form Writing Style Handbook 2009 © 2009, 2007 University of Phoenix. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. The text of this publication, or any part thereof, may not be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, storage in an information retrieval system, or otherwise, without prior permission of University of Phoenix. Edited in accordance with The Apollo Group editorial standards and practices. Introduction This short form writing style guide has been specially created for the First-Year Sequence of courses at Axia College. It is based on the more complete Axia College’s Writing Style Handbook that you will rely on and be held…show more content…
They have trouble forgetting, not remembering” (p. 192). Paraphrasing is using another person’s material or information but rewritten in your words. • Digest the information and then rephrase it completely in your own words. Do not reuse two or more of the original author’s words. • Include the author’s name and year of publication directly before or after the paraphrased information. If after, the author and year of publication are placed in parenthesis. • Example In-text citation using a paraphrase (when the authors are not mentioned in the text): Although some experts believe people have trouble remembering traumatic events, other experts point out that victims or witnesses of those events would more likely have trouble forgetting the trauma (Carpenter & Huffman, 2008). Summarizing is similar to that of paraphrasing, but it reviews an entire article or source rather than a smaller section of the source. Summarizing is reviewing a source in your words. • Review the entire source and then review it completely in your own words. Do not reuse two or more of the original author’s words. • Include the author’s name and year of publication directly before or after the summarized information. If after, the author and year of
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