CRC Staff Introduced to Online APA Resource at the American Psychological Association Webinar

May 30, 2017



Example od the APA resource

 (A screen capture of the APA Style Central from the webinar hosted on May 24th.)

Written by: Nicole Duff, Communications Specialist

Project Coordinator Rosalind Ong De Trevino and Communications Specialists Danicia Steele and Nicole Duff were amongst a group of higher education professionals to be introduced to a web-based platform called the APA Style Central. The team was introduced to this software during a webinar hosted by the American Psychological Association on May 24th from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Launched last summer, the APA Style Central is designed to assist students, researchers, and faculty with APA Style, a set of widely-accepted guidelines commonly used for academic writing. This style of writing is popularly used in fields such as education, psychology and the social sciences and is set by the American Psychological Association.

APA editor feature example

(A first-hand look at the built-in online editor feature of the APA Style Central.)

During the webinar, the team was given a first-hand look at the software, which boasts an array of helpful features including:

  • Integrated writing, research and publishing centers
  • A built-in online editor
  • Templates and quick guides for APA papers and references
  • A collaborative environment for co-authoring

This product promises an efficient and time-saving means of correctly formatting papers into APA style to ensure uniformity and adherence to all of the style guidelines. Therefore, the team plans to utilize this state-of-the-art tool to help streamline the editing process involved in compiling chapters for the Global Workplace Learning Handbook.

Currently, more than 30 chapters have been submitted to the Global Workplace Learning Handbook, from scholars and think tanks from the U.S and countries around the globe including Dubai, London, Nigeria, Germany and Brazil. These chapters offer diverse perspectives on the intricacies of workplace education.

Assistant Vice Provost for IT Vanessa Hammler Kenon, Ed.D., and Assistant Vice Chancellor for Remote Engineering Education at the Texas A&M University System Sunay Palsole, Ph.D., will serve as co-editors for this scholarly resource. It is set for a fall 2018 publication by the world-renowned Wiley Publishing.

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To learn more about the APA Style Central, click here.

To learn more about Wiley Publishing, click here.

For more information about the Global Workplace Learning Handbook, click here.