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BSN Writing Tutor

The BSN program has made a writing tutor available to all BSN students to assist them with writing mechanics and APA writing style.  This service is provided free of charge to all BSN students.

The Writing Tutor will review your assignments (papers, DQs, journal entries, and PowerPoints) for APA compliance, grammar, and organization.

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Resources

The BSN program has developed several resources to assist you with Microsoft Word and APA.  Here you will find resources for each version of Word and for APA.

Microsoft Word 2010 Resources

PDF Icon Tip Sheet
This document uses screen shots to show you how to format various features of Word 2010, such as margins, headers, spacing, hanging indents, and much more.

PDF Icon Track Changes and Comment Balloon Features
All instructors in the BSN program use Word's Track Changes and Comment features to review your assignments.  This document uses screen shots to show you how to navigate and successfully use these two features in Word 2010 to improve your assignments. 

 

Microsoft Word 2007 Resources

PDF Icon Tip Sheet
This document uses screen shots to show you how to format various features of Word 2007, such as margins, headers, spacing, hanging indents, and much more.

PDF Icon Track Changes and Comment Balloon Features
All instructors in the BSN program use Word's Track Changes and Comment features to review your assignments.  This document uses screen shots to show you how to navigate and successfully use these two features in Word 2007 to improve your assignments.

 

Microsoft Word 1997-2003 Resources

PDF Icon Tip Sheet
This document uses screen shots to show you how to format various features of Word 1997-2003, such as margins, headers, spacing, hanging indents, and much more.

PDF Icon Track Changes and Comment Balloon Features
All instructors in the BSN program use Word's Track Changes and Comment features to review your assignments.  This document uses screen shots to show you how to navigate and successfully use these two features in Word 1997-2003 to improve your assignments. 

 

APA Resources

PDF Icon Getting Started in APA - This short presentation is a good starting place to learn the basics needed to begin setting up your paper in APA style.  Use the other APA resources here to expand your knowledge of APA beyond the basics.

PDF Icon Headings and Headers
Headings and headers are two different things.  This short presentation will explain the differences and show you how to format them correctly for your paper.

PDF Icon Abbreviations
Everyone loves a shortcut.  However, using abbreviations in APA requires special consideration.  Before taking advantage of this little timesaver, review this presentation to ensure you use them properly.

PDF Icon Numbers
APA's rules for the use of numbers are nitpicky at best.  Use this presentation to help you determine when you should write the number as a word, or state it as a numeral.

PDF Icon Seriation
A fancy way of saying to position a list of items in a series.  APA provides three ways to do this.  Use this presentation to determine which format is best for your use.

PDF Icon Citations
Your defense against plagiarism!  Use this presentation to learn how to successfully use citations and how to properly format them.

PDF Icon References
Probably the most tedious part of APA, references require patience and a keen eye.  There are as many reference formats as there are sources.  This presentation will show you the basic components of a reference, and how to determine the best format for your source.

PDF Icon Grammar
You probably learned grammar in grammar school, but not the APA way!  Use this presentation to help you navigate grammar APA style.

PDF Icon Good Writing Tips
If you haven't written in 20 years, stop worrying.  This document will help ease your anxiety by helping you understand how to start again.  This document also briefly discusses PowerPoint presentations.

PDF Icon Is This A Good Website?
Use this guide to help you identity valid sites for research.

 

PDF Icon Sample APA Paper - 300 level
This sample paper includes an overview of APA Style, and can be used as a guide for papers in the BSN program.

PDF Icon Sample APA Paper - 400 level
Designed for 400-level courses, this sample paper includes comment balloons that cover a wide range of APA topics.

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Contact Us:
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(607) 746-4519
bsn@delhi.edu

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Request Information 

  

SUNY Delhi's Nursing Program
is accredited by the
Accreditation Commission for
Education in 
Nursing (ACEN).
ACEN is located at:
3343 Peachtree Road NE,
Suite 500

Atlanta, Georgia 30326
phone: 404-975-5000

   Best Online Programs - US News and World Report - Bachelor's 2014

Best Buy for Online Bachelors Nursing

SUNY Delhi ranked
as a top "Best Buy" for
nurses seeking a high quality,
low-cost online bachelor degree.

 

Interested in a
future MSN program?

 

 

 

 

Last Updated: 4/16/14