The incorrect phrasing is an instance of accidental plagiarism.
You’re showing readers that you were able to find valuable, high-quality information from other sources, place them into your project where appropriate, all while acknowledging the original authors and their work.
Believe it or not, there are instances when students and scholars attempt to include in-text and full references in the appropriate places, but still accidentally plagiarize.
Any in-text parenthetical citation must also appear in the References list.
Reference list citations for Ashford University assignments must be formatted according to the APA 6th edition specifications.