Word - Thesis preparation and using long documents

Course description

This hands-on computer training course is for commencing Research Higher Degree Students, and should ideally be taken before our more technical word processing workshops.  Interested? Please read on.

Have you opened a word document and started madly typing? Then STOP. You may be surprised to know that what you think happens first should actually happen last, and vice versa! This A-Z of preparing your thesis document guarantees reduced stress when the deadline looms for handing in your thesis.

Attachments

Long docs and Thesis format handout

Recommended styles for a Thesis document 

Type of course

Web conference

Presenters

Abby Sesterka
College of Education, Psychology and Social Work

Who should attend

Research Higher Degree Students

What you will learn

In this workshop you will:

  • Identify potential problem areas in preparing your thesis document
  • Discuss how to lay out your thesis in accordance with University and discipline-specific instructions
  • Creating and using master documents
  • Using styles simply and effectively as well as section breaks, headers and footers
  • The importance of referencing correctly in accordance with discipline-specific styles
  • Learn how to prepare your thesis as a professional document for examination, without any of the last minute panic of having to reformat it or chase up missing references
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