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APA Citation Guide (APA 7th Edition): Class Notes, Class Recordings, Class Lectures and Presentations

Class Materials

Presentation Slides from Learn@Seneca (Blackboard)

Use this template if you are citing PowerPoint slides that you have downloaded or accessed from Learn@Seneca (Blackboard). 

Reference List Citation

Instructor's Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial if given. (Year Presentation was Created). Course code: Title of presentation [Format]. Learn@Seneca. https://learn.senecapolytechnic.ca/


Example

Niro, S. (2020). COM101: Week 3 [PowerPoint slides]. Learn@Seneca. https://learn.senecapolytechnic.ca/

In-Text Citation: Quote

(Instructor's Last Name, Year, slide slide number)

Example

(Niro, 2020, slide 3)

In-Text Citation: Paraphrase

(Instructor's Last Name, Year)


Example

(Niro, 2020)

PowerPoint Slides Posted on a Website

Use this template if you are citing PowerPoint slides that are posted or you have downloaded from a website.

Reference List Citation

Author, A.A. (Year Presentation was created). Title of presentation [Format]. Name of Website. URL


Example

Kunka, J. L. (n.d.). Conquering the comma [PowerPoint slides]. Purdue University Writing Lab. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/workshops/pp/index.html#presentations‚Äč

In-Text Citation: Quote

(Author's Last Name, Year, slide Slide Number)


Example

(Kunka, n.d., slide 10)

Note: When no date is given, use the initials "n.d." where you'd normally put the date.

In-Text Citation: Paraphrase

(Author's Last Name, Year)


Example

(Kunka, n.d.)

Note: When no date is given, use the initials "n.d." where you'd normally put the date.

Class Handouts & Documents Posted on Learn@Seneca (Blackboard)

Use this template if you are citing a document that you downloaded from or viewed within Learn@Seneca (Blackboard). Your instructor may also link to the website where the document is posted. If this is the case, cite the source as a document posted on a website.

Reference List Citation

Instructor's Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial if given. (Year Handout Was Created if known). Course code: Title of handout [Format]. Learn@Senecahttps://learn.senecapolytechnic.ca/             

Example

Georgievski, A. (2019). LIT150: Career resources at the library [PDF]. Learn@Senecahttps://learn.senecapolytechnic.ca/

In-Text Citation: Quote

(Instructor's Last Name, Year, p. Page Number)


Example

(Georgievski, 2019, p. 2)

In-Text Citation: Paraphrase

(Instructor's Last Name, Year)


Example

(Georgievski, 2019)

Class Handouts in Print
Reference List Citation

Instructor's Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial if given. (Year Handout Was Created if known). Course code: Title of handout [Class handout]. Seneca Polytechnic.

Example

Wood, D. (2013). BIO173: Laboratory safety overview [Class handout]. Seneca Polytechnic.      

In-Text Citation: Quote

(Instructor's Last Name, Year, p. Page Number)


Example

(Wood, 2013, p. 1)

In-Text Citation: Paraphrase

(Instructor's Last Name, Year)


Example

(Wood, 2013)

Class Lecture Notes
Note:

Your own notes from a lecture are considered personal communications in APA style. They are cited within the text of your assignment, but do not get an entry on the References list.

Put the citation right after a quote or paraphrased content from the class lecture as follows:

(First Initial of Faculty Who Gave Lecture. Second Initial if known. Last Name, personal communication, Month Day, Year lecture took place)

Example "Infections are often contracted while patients are recovering in the hospital" (J. D. Black, personal communication, May 30, 2012)

Example

If the name of the person who was interviewed is mentioned in the sentence leading into the quote or paraphrased content, you do not need to repeat it in the in-text citation.

 

J. D. Black explained that "infections are often contracted while patients are recovering in the hospital" (personal communication, May 30, 2012).

 

Class Recordings
Reference List Citation

Instructor's Last Name, First Initial. Second Initial if given. (Year, Month Day of Recording). Course code: Title of presentation [Format]. Website Where Recording is Posted. URL


Example

Faustino, D. (2021, February 9). COM101: Week 3 [Class recording]. Learn@Seneca. https://learn.senecapolytechnic.ca/

In-Text Citation: Quote

(Instructor's Last Name, Year, time stamp)

Example

(Faustino, 2021, 31:35-32:50)

In-Text Citation: Paraphrase

(Instructor's Last Name, Year)


Example

(Faustino, 2020)

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