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APA 7th Edition for ATWP Instructors

This guide lists resources for transitioning to APA 7th edition, and was created for ATWP instructors.


  • descriptions of common types of student papers
  • more guidance on academic integrity (American context)
  • information on data use reflects open standards
  • singular "they" is endorsed, and other inclusive elements (avoiding bias, writing with respect)
  • detailed guidelines to avoid anthropomorphism 
  • One space after periods
  • avoidance of italics to promote accessibility
  • expanded guidance on titles, proper nouns, capitalization
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