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Learning Activity Week 7: A Reference List for your Issue Assignment
Skills: Compiling a reference list, formatting according to the APA 6th Edition referencing style,
presentation—including consistent spacing and style and size of font.
Due: By 48 hours from the end of class. (It should take no more than an hour) Where: Post as a reply to this thread.
1. Make a heading with the number and topic of the Issue Assignment question you have chosen in bold.
2. List the categories of your research in the following order; Books, Articles and Online Articles, Web pages,
Audiovisual in bold.
3. Add the set texts to each category to make a reference list of the sources you will use in your Issue Assignment.
List them alphabetically. Before you finish writing your assignment, you must read all the set texts for your topic, you will be expected to take into account the key ideas they present.
4. Add your sources, the books, articles, websites, blogs, DVDs, etc you have found independently, keeping the alphabetical order of each section. If you have completed your research, this task will be a simple job of listing all your sources using APA 6th Edition style.
There is a 4 minute ‘how to’ library tutorial in the APA 6th Referencing tab. This tab also has an easy to
read APA 6th Guide and the Referencing Tool to help with in-text references (ITRs) and your Reference List.
You may also watch the LAS Tutorial 5 on APA 6th Edition Referencing, or you can copy the way it is
done in the example below.
This Learning Activity is to help you reflect on your research. It is also to allow time to prepare the
Reference List, a component of your Essay Plan that you will upload this week, Friday 28th April 4.00PM.
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Reference List (sample)
Q13: Frontier mythologies in post-war American suburban landscapes.
Books:
Barthes, R. (1972). Mythologies. London, UK: Vintage.
Gilmore, R. (2005). Doing Philosophy at the Movies. Albany, New York: University of New York Press.
Girgus, S. (Ed.). (1981). The American Self: Myth, Ideology, and Popular Culture. Albuquerque,
New Mexico: University of New Mexico Press.
Rollins, P. & O'Connor, J. E. (Eds.). (1998). Hollywood's Indian: the Portrayal of the Native American in Film.
Lexington, Kentucky: University Press of Kentucky.
Articles and Online Articles:
Chapman-Peek, W. (1998) Cherchez la femme: The Searchers, Vertigo and Masculinity in Post-Kinsey
America. Journal of American Culture, 21(4), 11-20.
Cole, D. L. (2000) Mose Harper: Eccentricity and Survival in The Searchers. Literature/Film Quarterly,
28, 222-227. Retrieved from
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=ufh&AN=3706525&site=ehost-live
Gallagher, T. (1993). John Ford's Indians. Film Comment, 29, 64-77. doi: 10.1073/j.enpol.2009jxyz.
Web pages:
Bacon-Hales, P. (n.d.) Levittown: Documents of an Ideal American Suburb, Art History Department,
University of Illinois, Chicago. Retrieved from
http://tigger.uic.edu/~pbhales/Levittown.html
Massey J C & Maxwell, S. (2007). After the War: How the Rush to House Returning Vets Recast
Suburbia. Old House Journal, non pag. Retrieved from
http://www.oldhousejournal.com/magazine/2004/april/after_war.shtml
Postwar Suburbia Timeline. (2011). Schmoop, Retrieved from http://www.shmoop.com/postwar-suburbia/timeline.html
Audiovisual:
Ford, J. (Director) (1956) The Searchers, [Motion picture], Hollywood, California: Warner Brothers.
Hitchcock, A. (Director). (1958). Vertigo, [Motion Picture], Hollywood, California: Paramount Pictures.

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