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Formatting Your Thesis or Dissertation with Microsoft Word

This guide includes video tutorials designed to help you get most of the formatting of your thesis correct the first time. Using these videos to format your thesis will save a lot of time when it comes to having your format checked.

Headings and subheadings

Headings and subheadings are formatted differently in different programs. In CECS, you will likely follow a style that is loosely based on the IEEE style. Most other programs will likely use APA style. These two styles are demonstrated in the following videos. Make sure that you know what style your program wants you to use!

IEEE style of headings

APA 7th ed. style of headings

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