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Teaching LaTeX for a staff development course

Nicola Talbot


This article describes the headaches and lessons learnt from teaching LaTeX as part of a staff development course. It is intended to assist those who are planning to teach LaTeX in a practical environment.

Nicola is a mathematician and computer programmer. She first learnt LaTeX as a PhD student in the early 1990s, and except for a brief excursion with Plain TeX has used LaTeX every since. She is the author of several LaTeX packages and online LaTeX tutorials. She may be contacted at:

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