ENGL 102
Writing and Research
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The format to use for most of your assignments in this class follows some very simple rules which are basic to most style guides (APA and MLA included):

In addition, you should always have the following information at the top of the page:

Required Information
Example

Your Name

Jim Kosmicki

Your Section

Loomis Learning Center

Assignment

Summary #3

Date

August 23, 2004

There is much more specific format information required for a research paper, but for normal assignments, this is what is required.

If you want to see the more formal research paper requirements, click here for MLA and here for APA .