.training that students receive (swan, rail, & bushcombe, 1995).-look closely at ans. a to see that the writer has misplaced the period before the citation. the correct apa format (ans. b) places the sentence punctuation after the parenthetical citation to indicate the citation refers to the preceding information. ans. c uses the correct punctuation but has spelled out and rather than using the ampersand (&), and therefore, does not follow apa style. ans. d has the incorrect publication year. it is your responsibility as a scholar to ensure that your references contain accurate information, including correct spelling of authors names, complete titles, and correct publication data.