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Most graduate students format a dissertation, thesis, or even research paper using MS Word and a recognized style manual. These four modules will teach graduate students how to format their dissertation or thesis using MS Word.


This course should not be downloaded into another course. Download this resource into an empty course shell.

A preview and description of the module is openly available at The file type for the download available from this page is .imscc and was created using Canvas LMS by Instructure. The .imscc file type may be used with other LMS systems, but formatting and other details may not translate.

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"Thesis and Dissertation Formatting with MS Word" by Carol Steward, 2022-2023 OER/IDD Grants, University of Northern Colorado is licensed under CC BY 4.0 (