Amazing APA Race

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This checkpoint-based citation game (inspired by the television show “The Amazing Race”) is a fun way for students to explore APA citation. Faculty can download the game template and resources from the CTL website. In the game, students will complete six separate challenges, improving their ability to correctly cite multiple formats and identify errors based on the APA citation system. 

After this tutorial, students will be able to:

  • Cite a variety of information formats in APA style
  • Locate APA in Minutes video tutorials on the library website

Skill Type: Research
Level: Foundational
Delivery Method: eLearning with activity
Ideal Audience: Students with little or no citation experience
Time Required: 60-75 minutes
Link: Amazing APA Race resource bundle (downloadable zip file)
Best Practice: Faculty need to download, prepare, and print the support materials for the class. (Average prep time ~ 90 mins.) Contact your librarian with questions.
Technology Required: Smartphones, tablets, or laptops with internet access.

Students can borrow the equipment listed below from the Library or Learning Commons. Bring your student card to the relevant desk to get the items.