LaTeX is a professional typesetting system that can be used to create documents ranging from simple letters and reports to publication ready theses and books. By doing this unit you will learn the skills for typesetting documents using LaTeX, including basic formatting, cross-referencing, references, and figures tables. After completing this unit you will be able to produce quality LaTeX documents, for use in assignments, papers and reports.
Students must complete a minimum of 5 compulsory on-line learning modules (including the assignment module) and 2 optional modules.
Quizzes from 0cp OLE: 25%; 2 x LaTeX code creation and peer review and feedback (2 x 37.5%): 75%
There is no assumed knowledge apart from basic computer skills. Familiarity with referencing conventions and basic programming would be advantageous but is not required.