NATS 1565 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Online Writing Lab, Moodle, Turnitin

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Published on 15 Aug 2020
School
York University
Department
Natural Science
Course
NATS 1565
FAQ’s for Formatting your Plant Product Essay
1) How should the font and page be formatted?
Use 12 point Arial font, double spaced, 1” (2.54 cm) margins on all sides. Do not
include extra spaces between paragraphs. Indent all paragraphs. Include page
numbers. Do not write your essay in outline form. Note: this document is
formatted as noted above!
2) What citation format should I use?
Your essay should be written in the APA format. You should use in-text citations
to cite your resources for all non-original material. Please see “Creating
Bibliographies” on York’s SPARK webpages
(http://www.yorku.ca/spark/creating_bibliographies/index.html) or Purdue OWL
(https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/07/) for more information. Hint:
use Zotero or another citation management software to save, organize, and
format your citations and References Cited page!
3) Should I include Title and a Title Page?
Yes, you should have a descriptive Title. A separate Title Page is optional.
4) How long should it be?
The body of the essay should be 4 5 pages. This does not include a Title Page,
References Cited, or the Photo Journal.
5) How many references are required, and what kind do you expect?
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Use 12 point arial font, double spaced, 1 (2. 54 cm) margins on all sides. Do not write your essay in outline form. Your essay should be written in the apa format. You should use in-text citations to cite your resources for all non-original material. Bibliographies on york"s spark webpages (http://www. yorku. ca/spark/creating_bibliographies/index. html) or purdue owl (https://owl. english. purdue. edu/owl/resource/560/07/) for more information. The body of the essay should be 4 5 pages. You should include a minimum of 4 good references. They do not have to be peer-reviewed research, but certainly can be. Checklist (posted on moodle) to assess the quality of your websites. Be especially aware of biased websites for this plant product essay, such as those that are actually selling the product but have no basis for their information. The photo journal should include 3 8 photos of your plant product, plants contained in the product, or any other relevant photos you wish to include.