·       Use the header and page number MSWord feature. DO NOT type the header and page number on each page.

·       Change page default to: Times New Roman 12

·       Double space with Indent First Line. Be sure the settings are zero and zero (NOT auto and multiple spacing)

·       For the reference list, change the Indent spacing to Hanging ONLY ON THAT PAGE.

·       The report must be 800-1200 words NOT COUNTING the title page or reference page. To find your word count, highlight the text of the report and click on the word count icon in the toolbar. Do not highlight the title page or reference page when checking word count.

 

 

 

Name of Organization

Professional Organization Report

WRT293 Introduction to Professional Writing

Student Name

Date

Writing notes:


Professional Organization

Write 1-2 paragraphs about the organization. Use APA format to cite material your paragraphs from the sources. There are examples in the course discussions early in the class for how to cite in your paragraphs.

Description of Conference

Write 1-2  paragraphs about the conference. Then write three more paragraphs – one for each of the topics you chose that are of interest to you.  Use APA format to cite material your paragraphs from the sources. There are examples in the announcements for how to cite in your paragraphs.

 

These three topics should take up one page.  Use the bold subheadings.

Write the Name of the First Topic

 

Write 1-2 paragraphs about the first topic. Use APA format to cite material your paragraphs from the sources. There are examples in the announcements for how to cite in your paragraphs.

Write the Name of the Second Topic

 

Write 1-2 paragraphs about the second topic. Use APA format to cite material your paragraphs from the sources. There are examples in the announcements for how to cite in your paragraphs.

Write the Name of the Third Topic

 

Write 1-2 paragraphs about the third topic. Use APA format to cite material your paragraphs from the sources. There are examples in the announcements for how to cite in your paragraphs.

 EXAMPLE CITATIONS

For sources with an author, introduce the quotation with a signal phrase that includes the author's name (last name only and not the title of the article), followed by the date of publication in parentheses.  If there is no author,  include the citation at the end of the sentence, both quote and paraphrase. Use the first 2-3 words of the name of the article or webpage. At the end, include the paragraph number in parentheses. For webpages, put the paragraph number on the page. (para. 3)

EXAMPLE: APA style is a difficult citation format for first-time learners (APA, 1998, para. 199).

 

Personal Application

 

 

Write 1-2 paragraphs. Everything you write here should be information you have NOT written about previously in this report. Use APA format to cite material your paragraphs from the sources. There are examples in the announcements for how to cite in your paragraphs. Be sure to address the requirements from the assignment PDF.


References (This title is NOT in bold text)

List references here in alphabetical order by author's last name or name of website. References must be double spaced in hanging indent format with no extra spaces between reference list entries. DO NOT MANUALLY format hanging indent using the space or enter keys. Format hanging indent with the MSWord formatting feature.

NOTE: do not capitalize every word in the title unless the reference begins with the title. If the reference begins with the author, capitalize on the first word of the title.

 

FORMAT WEBSITE NO AUTHOR:

 

Title of Specific Document. (Last update or copyright date; if not known, put n.d.).  Retrieved from URL of specific document

  

EXAMPLE

 

In-Text Citation) 

 ("Neurology,"  n.d., para.#)

 

Reference:

 

Neurology. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neurology

 

 

FORMAT WEBSITE WITH AUTHOR:

 

Author name. (date). Title of article. Retrieved from URL of page.

 

EXAMPLE

 

In-Text Citation) 

 ("Teen posed," 2015, para.#)

 

Reference:

 

Teen posed as doctor at West Palm Beach hospital: police. (2015, January 16). Retrieved from http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/Teen-Posed-as-Doctor-at-West-Palm-Beach-Hospital-Police-288810831.html