Using APA in discussion posts is very similar to using APA in a paper. And it helps to think of your discussion post as a short APA paper without a cover page. You need to cite your sources in your discussion post both in-text and in a references section. If you need help forming in-text citations, check out your in-text citation page on the APA guide
Topic 1: Data Mining
1. What recent factors have increased the popularity of data mining?
2. What are the key differences between the major data mining methods?
3. Is data mining a new discipline? Explain.