Referencing

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Facebook & Twitter

Reference list

Author, A. A. [Username]. (Yr, Mth Day). Post title [Post type]. Retrieved from URL of post

Facebook

New South Wales Department of Education [NSW Department of Education]. (2018, July 1). Did you know that all canteens in NSW public  schools will be healthy canteens by December 2019? We'll cheers to that. To help schools transition to an even healthier menu, we’ve developed a 10 step online training program and forum [Facebook post]. Retrieved from https://www.facebook.com/NSWDepartmentofEducation/photos/a.143622402323515.22716.118142061538216/2108844565801279/?type=3&theater

Twitter

Gates, B. [BillGates]. (2018, June 13). World-class engineers and artists are working together to design bionic limbs for children with disabilities: https://b-gat.es/2l3xYV9 [Tweet]. Retrieved from https://twitter.com/BillGates/status/1006541128621961216

In-text

The New South Wales Department of Education (2018) reported…

(New South Wales Department of Education, 2018).

Notes

  • Include author's real name, or organisation name, plus social media account username in square brackets.
  • Use the first 40 words of the post as the Post title.
  • Retrieval date is included because links are subject to change.
  • For multiple authors check the author layout table for in-text and reference list format

Blog post

Reference list

Author, A. A. (Yr, Mth Day). Post title [Blog post]. Retrieved from http://URLofpost

Sheninger, E. (2018, June 6). Reflective Learning as the New Normal [Blog post]. Retreived July 4, 2018 from http://esheninger.blogspot.com/2018/06/reflective-learning-as-new-normal.html

In-text

(Sheninger, 2018).

Sheninger (2018) argues…

Notes

  • Retrieval date is included because links are subject to change.
  • For multiple authors check the author layout table for in-text and reference list format