Citing a conference paper requires the following pieces of information: author, year and month of the conference, paper title, name of the conference, and location of the conference. Conference papers follow the typical first elements of a reference: Author. (Date). Title of work in italics. However, the date should include the year followed by a comma and the month of the conference. After the paper title and full stop, write Paper presented at the. Then follow up with the conference name, followed by a comma, and the location of the conference.
The authors of the paper are Joni M. Lakin and Emily R. Lai. The date of the conference was May 2, 2010. The title of the paper is "Exploring reliability and decomposing error variance of verbal, quantitative, and nonverbal ability for ELL students." The paper was presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association in Denver, CO. The complete reference looks like this:
Lakin, J. M., & Lai, E. R. (2010, May). Exploring reliability and decomposing error variance of verbal, quantitative, and nonverbal ability for ELL students. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO.
Here is a second conference paper.
The complete reference looks like this:
Korb, K. A. (2009, April). The exodus from rote learning: Teaching Christian religious education for meaningful learning. Paper presented at the 34th annual conference of the National Association of Christian Religious Educators, Bauchi, Nigeria.
Try writing the reference for this conference paper and compare to the complete reference listed below.
Middleton, K. V. (2010, May). Gender, race, and mathematics achievement among rural high school students. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO.
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