Here is the front page of a journal article. This journal article has everything needed for its reference within this picture. Some of the important information is circled in the top left corner.
Start citing this journal article with the author, Jessica S. Horst. The year is listed in the top left corner, 2008. The journal article title is "Fast mapping but poor retention by 24-month-old infants." The rest of the information is in the top left corner. The journal name is Infancy, the volume is 13, and the pages are 128 to 157. The complete reference looks like this:
Horst, J. S. (2008). Fast mapping but poor retention by 24-month-old infants. Infancy, 13, 128-157.
All journal articles are different, so you might have to look in various places for the necessary information. Here is the top of the first page of another article.
Only the authors, Emily R. Lai and Kris Waltman, and the journal article title, "Test preparation: Examining teacher perceptions and practices" are listed here. Here is a picture of the bottom of the first page of the article:
At the bottom, you can find the year of publication, 2008, the journal name, Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, and the first page number, 28. However, the last page number and the volume number are missing so you have to flip through the article looking at the headers and footers. Here is a picture of the bottom of the last page:
The last page number, 45, and the volume, 27, are both listed on the bottom of the last page. The complete reference should look like this:
Lai, E. R., & Waltman, K. (2008). Test preparation: Examining teacher perceptions and practices. Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 27, 28-45.
Here is the front page of another journal article and the cover of the journal. First try writing the reference yourself and then check your answer with the correct reference below, carefully comparing punctuation and capitalization.
Korb, K. A. (2009). Mental health and exam malpractice: Theory of test design is prediction, not deception. The Nigerian Educational Psychologist, 7, 96-104.
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