We offer customized Zoom
or On-Site LaTeX training.
We've had years of experience
teaching LaTeX On-Site -- for publishing companies, scientific
associations, TeX User's Group, Harvard Math Department,
Harvard School of Public Health, MIT, and many other locations
all over the US and in the Netherlands and Sweden.
Recently we've started teaching LaTeX using Zoom!
It's been fun! and helpful to class participants.
So we are announcing Zoom classes available, using our generously
hyperlinked 300 page plus e-book:
A Visual Guide for Beginners"
See sample chapter below
You are welcome to arrange for a class
for your organization, or for one-on-one instruction, via Zoom or
To get in touch:
Click on the image below to see a chapter from
our course notes on making tables.
Only the hyperlinked tabs at the bottom of the page
will work, since this is a single chapter.
complete e-book hyperlinking at the top of the page will work
as well, making it easy to locate the points of interest throughout
Understanding LaTeX: Beginning LaTeX Class|
Instructor: Amy Hendrickson
Five or Six sessions, 3 hours each,
Course Notes, Hands On Exercises.
A customized course
may be arranged for your organization,
meeting the particular needs of your staff
both in terms of scheduling and in terms
of the content of the course.
The cost for training is approximately $600 per student, and includes a
300 + page PDF of hyperlinked course notes,
including both instructional material and exercises.
The course material can be customized to
adapt it for the needs of your organization.
We're happy to discuss your situation and what subset of
LaTeX training would be most useful for your staff.
firstname.lastname@example.org, 617 738-8029 (US East Coast)
Learn how to create, edit, and format technical documents prepared in
LaTeX that include equations, illustrations, tables, references, and
Become familiar with macros; make your
own .sty file, be comfortable looking at others' .sty files.
Each topic will be shown in examples and there will be class
exercises to try out each concept.
Become comfortable with the basic vocabulary of special use
characters, common commands and syntax, grouping, font and typeface
Learn how a LaTeX document is structured
and how the various auxiliary files help create output;
Positioning text on the page, and page makeup commands.
Learn how to code math, make tables, insert graphics, use color.
Learn the basics of how to build the references file using BibTeX and how
these references are cited.
Begining macro writing; write your own macros, and
understand macros written by others; how to copy from, or amend
existing .sty files; how to make your own .sty file.
Special packages (for five day course): Brief intro to Tikz, Beamer
Slides, and Hyperref for Hyperlinking.
Over the years, companies that
have commissioned a TeXnology LaTeX macro package have also asked for training
to help their staff work with the new style, and to become
comfortable with using LaTeX, including
Pacific Northwest National Lab,
the American Geophysical Union,
the National Academy of Sciences, American
Meteorological Society, the Federal
Reserve Bank, Richmond, and Kluwer Academic Press, among others.
Some organizations request LaTeX training for their support staff.
Examples include: National Bureau of Economic Research,
Carnegie Mellon Software Enterprise Institute, Oak Ridge National Lab,
Pacific Northwest National Lab,
Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard School of Engineering and
Applied Science, MIT Lincoln Lab, MIT Press and MIT
Artificial Intelligence Lab, and Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab and
KAPL, Albany (taught with Zoom).
Academic departments have asked for training
for their support staff, at Harvard and MIT in particular.
We've taught a Beginning LaTeX course for MIT Information
Services for the MIT support staff more than 20 times.
-- Amy Hendrickson