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APA Guide: V-Camp Attend and Read


The Attend section of the online classroom is technically a lecture, therefore follow this format:

General Format 
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Author Surname, Year)
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Author Surname, Year)
      Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year). Lecture title [Format]. Retrieved from Institution Course name Blackboard site.
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Bethel University, 2010)
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Bethel University, 2010)
      Bethel University. (2010). Orientation to Online Learning [Video]. Retrieved from


How do I cite my textbook in APA format?


Each textbook at Bethel is different. Take a look at the one you have and choose which guidelines to follow:

One Author Textbook

Two Authors Textbook

Three or Five Authors Textbook


Organization as Author Textbook

Online Textbook
Follow the instructions above depending on how many authors wrote your textbook. Then add the correct information to show it was an online version as shown here. For example:


Bethel University. (2012). Awesome information. Retrieved from

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