APA Format: Title Page, Running Head, and Section Headings


This video will show you how to set up your paper following correct APA format guidelines in Microsoft Word 2010 for PC. This specific video focuses on making a title page, setting up a running head, and how to use section headings properly. (The steps should be very similar on Word 2007 and 2013 for PC. On Word for Mac, I believe the steps are the same, but the interface is different, so you may have to familiarize yourself with where all the options are on a Mac).

Note: If the ruler is not visible for you, go to the View tab and check the Ruler box.

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  1. Great instructional video. I've been formatting my papers incorrectly for the past three years of my graduate program because I couldn't figure out how to use the Word tools. Working on my thesis now. Thanks for the video.


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