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Complete a Research Paper

These activities are designed to help get you comfortable using the reference section of Office 2010:  Adding Sources, citations, table of contents, works cited list - all from the reference tool bar.  You can also become familiar with the navigation pane.

Sample Project Files Attached Below

  • Sample Research Paper

Skills / Tasks:

  • Finish the research paper below by adding some sources (use books provided or sources from the works cited page of the document.  
  • Add a table of contents
  • Explore the Navigation Pane


  1. Open the sample research paper
  2. Learn about these features of Office 2010:  Reference tab, Table of Contents, and Navigation Pane.
  3. Add these features to the sample research paper.
  4. Check the formatting of the headings and sections  - maybe  change them to something more visually appealing, or add some additional text formatting.
  5. Once you have some headings, try using the navigation pane to re-arrange the document and to jump from section to section.

Bryan Tayman,
Jun 21, 2011, 8:14 PM