This guide was developed for students in the course Clinical Conditions II, Instructor Darryl Hancock. It is designed to help students with the research assignment for this class. It is also an excellent resource for all PTA students doing research.
Below are the instructions for the Research Paper. The text in BLUE will direct you to where to look in this LibGuide for help.
1. Paper is to be no more than 4-6 typed pages in length, single or double-spaced.
2. Use acceptable citation techniques for referencing material . Refer to the APA Style Tab for help. The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA) is the style guide used by the health care field.
DO NOT PLAGIARIZE Refer to the Plagiarism tab for Kent State University's definition and policy on plagiarism. Get useful tips on avoiding plagiarism.
3. Use a minimum of five sources as reference. Internet sources may be used for no more than two of your sources and they should be legitimate, scholarly sites. Magazines or journals should also be scholarly.
4. Include a bibliography. Your bibliography will be a "Works Cited" list. Refer to the APA Style Tab to learn how to format your citations.
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