Word Thesis Formatting

This workshop looks specifically at the tools needed to format a thesis or dissertation.

This workshop runs parallel to Word Long Documents, looking more specifically at the tools needed to format a thesis or dissertation. Participants are encouraged to bring a USB stick in order to save the thesis files that they work on during the workshop.

Key content

  • Using the University's thesis templates
  • Review of document sections and page numbering
  • Use of styles revisited
  • Using captions to create a table of figures, tables or equations
  • Insert cross-references to headings, figures etc
  • Updating the Table of Contents, List of Figures and Tables, and Cross-References
  • Trouble-shooting tables and graphics

Objectives

  • Enable users to format their theses or dissertations efficiently

Prerequisite

Word Intermediate

Suitable for

This is an advanced level workshop which is suitable for those who have completed the prerequisite or who are competent with the topics covered in that workshop. Before registering for this workshop, it is your responsibility to ensure that you are competent with the topics covered in the prerequisite workshop.

In addition, this workshop is suitable for anyone needing to produce a thesis using the tools Word offers for this purpose.

Notes

PC and Mac computers are available on a first come, first served basis. Word 2013 is used. Also suitable for 2010 users.

Cost

Free for University of Auckland and UniServices staff
Free for University of Auckland postgraduate students
$125+GST for others

Dates, times and venues for 2017

January - March 2017                                                    

Friday 10 March 2017, 9am-12pm
Room 305, Level 3, Building 620, 49 Symonds Street, City Campus

April - June 2017

Wednesday 14 June 2017, 1-4pm
Room 305, Level 3, Building 620, 49 Symonds Street, City Campus

July - September 2017

Friday 8 September 2017, 9am-12pm 
Room 305, Level 3, Building 620, 49 Symonds Street, City Campus