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Learning activity

TitleWord: themes, styles and templates
CategoryDigital Skills
OverviewVirtual and in-person sessions are available for this course. Please check when booking. Virtual sessions will be delivered via Zoom. Please make sure you install Zoom prior to the training session. Visit the Zoom web page for instructions: This training is delivered on a Windows machine using the latest version of the desktop software from the MS Office 365 suite. Essex staff and students can download it for free on to your personal device: OUTLINE Learn how to create styles, templates and themes in your departmental Word documents. Using these automatic features will not only save time when dealing with long, complex documents; it will also help you achieve consistency across documents and make applying university branding guidelines easier. Content covered in this course includes: - Displaying hidden functions for editing eg formatting marks, navigation pane, ruler etc - Applying styles to headings and modifying these styles - Using multi-level list to automatically number chapter headings - Using the navigation pane to rearrange content - Creating automatic tables of contents using styles - The difference between page breaks and section breaks - Working with headers and footers - Arranging tabular content so it's easy to read - Inserting and positioning images For those submitting CADENZA applications/PGCHEP portfolios, these sessions map to the following: UKPSF areas of activities: A2, K4 JISC framework: 1, 2 If spaces are available, please click on the white space below. ONLY add yourself to the waiting list if the date/s are not convenient.
Learning outcomes
  • Discover what tools are available, where to find them and how to apply them
  • Learn why you should use the automatic functions in Word when building your documents
  • Understand where you can get help, advice and further learning
Book Event 1
PresenterKatherine Trafford
LocationITwrd2 Zoom link:
Date and time10:00 to 12:00 Tuesday 30 July 2024
Available places20
Booking instructions
University of Essex employeeUse the link provided above to book your place via HR Organiser.
Partner institutionPlease discuss with your point of contact at your Partner Institution in the first instance.
Student Union contractors; PhD studentsPlease contact the Organisational Development team.