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Thu 20 Jun 2024
14:00 - 17:00

Venue: UIS Online Microsoft Teams 3

Provided by: University Information Services - Digital Literacy Skills


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Word 365: Dissertations, Theses and Long Documents (Live Online Using MS Teams)

Thu 20 Jun 2024


This course is mainly aimed at undergraduate students writing their first thesis, but is also suitable for staff who need to write a long document. It is designed to give an insight and hands on practice into the more advanced features of Microsoft Word that are relevant to producing substantial reports.

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. See System requirements below for more information

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

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Target audience
  • All current Cambridge University members (departments and colleges)
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Thu 20 Jun   14:00 - 17:00 14:00 - 17:00 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 3 Lynn Foot
Topics covered

On completion of this course you should be able to:

  • Use formatting techniques to position text and paragraphs
  • Understand and use the Track Changes feature in Word
  • Create and apply Styles
  • Understand and work with the Navigation pane
  • Insert and edit Footnotes and Endnotes
  • Understand and work with Captions
  • Insert a Table of Figures
  • Create and delete Cross References
  • Create and work with Headers and Footers in long and complex documents
  • Create and work with a Table of Contents
  • Indexing
  • Access, navigate and save to OneDrive
  • Presentation, demonstration and practical activities
System requirements
  • The instructor will be using Word 365 on Windows, but Mac users please attend, both versions are now closely matched.
  • You should use the Word desktop app.
  • It is possible to use Word online via Edge or Chrome but there is less functionality when using a browser.
  • Important: The instructor cannot troubleshoot access to Microsoft Teams on the day of the course. If you are in an institution that is managing their own Teams tenancy (CAMENT, JBS, medschl and some of the colleges) then you may not have access to the files or calendar used in the course. Please contact the instructor in advance to discuss this.
  • It's advisable to make a test call in advance of the session.
Taught using
  • Word 365
  • The course will be taught using Word 365 on a Windows computer, but will also be suitable for Word 2016/2019 users. Apple Mac users should also find it useful.
  • Course files can be downloaded here
  • One half day session
  • Termly
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