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Tenure/Promo (or Contract Renewal) Dossier Formatting Tips


That time is coming around to submit contract renewal and tenure/promotion dossiers. Here are some tips to help you put the finishing formatting touches on your documents using MS Word. (If you’ve been drafting in Google Docs, go to File > Download as… > Microsoft Word (.docx) and then open it in Word.)

Click to watch the three short video tuotrials below. Notes: I’m using MS Word 2013 (for Windows) in these tutorials. These videos are best viewed in full screen and HD quality – click the play button to play the video, then click the [ ] button in the lower-right corner of the video for full screen, and then click the gear icon in the lower-right corner of the video and choose 720p for HD quality.)

If you have comments or questions, feel free to post them in the comments box below.

Step 1: Format Headings

Video: http://youtu.be/S8elHW5KnT0

Step 2: Insert a Table of Contents

Video: http://youtu.be/Lmi5J8u3d3c

Step 3: Insert Page Numbers in the Footer

Video: http://youtu.be/Yo1z1XLdUoE

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