Microsoft Word Formatting workshop

Links below are to Atomic Learning video tutorials. Login to Atomic Learning via our Wooster portal and use your College credentials.

Word 2016

Which version of Word? Office 2016 is available for download for Windows and Mac

Office 365

Formatting basics for Essays and Research Papers

  1. Margins
  2. Line spacing
  3. Breaks: page breaks and section breaks
  4. Page numbers including roman numerals
  5. Header/Footer
  6. Styles Apply styles (Windows)  Customize styles (Mac)
  7. Indent: paragraph indent Indenting paragraphs and Creating a hanging indent
  8. Insert images: inline vs. text wrap Insert and arrange an image (Windows)  Insert an image or shape (Mac)


  1. Collaborate and edit Insert and edit comments
  2. Track changes Review comments and track changes


Equation Editor Equations, symbols and objects


  1. Footnotes or Endnotes Building References Training
  2. Bibliography or Works Cited MLA: Formatting the Works Cited page
  3. Caption

Research Paper Basics by Style Guide (Atomic Learning series)