Learning Resources

Learning Resources

Engineering Communication

This website contains lots of good information on technical communication.(Link to be updated)

Writing Center Tip Sheets

These documents provide guidance in producing proper engineering reports and presentations


Office 365

As a Queen's student, you can download the entire Office 365 ProPlus suite for FREE! It includes current versions of Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, OneNote, Skype for Business, and more. Find out how to download the software so that you have the learning resources you need.

The links below offer an introduction to the changes which have been made to Word, Excel and Powerpoint in the 2016 version. This will be helpful for those who are comfortable with Word, but are unfamiliar with the latest release.

Need help with Office 2016?

Microsoft Office Quick-Start Guides

Word 2016 Specific Tutorials

Using citations and managing sources in Word 2016

Word 2016 getting portrait and landscape pages in the same document

Excel 2016 tutorials

Word 2013 getting portrait and landscape pages in the same document

Outlook 2016 tutorial

Office 15-minute webinars


The following resources will be useful in submitting reports. All of these resources are based on Microsoft Office 2016.

Microsoft Word

Customize or Create New Styles

Inserting Tables and Formulas

Adding Captions

Adding Table of Contents

Citations using IEE referencing template

Headers/Footers/Page Numbers

Adding Page Numbers in Word

Equation Editor


Microsoft Excel

Data Import

Insert or Delete a Worksheet

Create a Chart

Regression Analysis (very helpful)

Transposing cells

Sorting data in excel


Microsoft PowerPoint

Tips for designing your PowerPoint presentation

Creating a template

Presenter View