2- Data and Sources. All data (facts and figures/statistics) shall be cited and referenced appropriately in APA Style. All writing shall be by the students. No cutting and pasting of text from any source is allowed. For those groups that need help with proper APA in text citation and references, please see the following link: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/ (Links to an external site.). Additional APA Style links and documents will be posted on the Class online site. Also, see www.refworks.com (Links to an external site.) – this source is An additional source http://bruteforcestudyguide.com/essaywriting/apastyle.html
3- Required Sources: Each issue, question, paragraph and sentence with a statistic, number or direct quote is required to contain at least one “External Authoritative Source” in addition to the case study and the textbook to support the statements and conclusions made therein.
4- Required Sources: A source and citation is required on each table/chart used.
5- Required Sources: Two “External Authoritative Sources” in addition to the case study and textbook are required for maximum points on EACH answer.
6- Required Sources: A source cannot be referenced unless it was cited in the narrative answer.
7- Case Study Reference: McAlearney, A. and Kovner, A. (2013). Health Services Management: Cases ; Readings ; and Commentary ; Tenth Edition. 10th ed. Arlington: AUPHA, pp.270-277.
8- Required: Any direct quote in the narrative must include the page or paragraph number in the citation.
9- “External Authoritative Sources” for purposes of this course shall mean: books, peer reviewed journal articles, education and government sites as well as non-partisan national or international organizations (such as WHO, UNICEF, UNAIDS etc) provided, the foregoing source/material selected has in text citations and references to support statements made therein. Under no circumstances are newspapers including the Wall Street Journal, blogs (regardless of source), editorials, panel discussions and dot com sites to be used. The foregoing is not considered authoritative for this course.
10- A minimum of 2 pages is requirement, excluding introduction page and the reference page.