This is an introductory course that will expose the student to the
basics of the LaTeX document processing language. Emphasis will be
placed on producing a sample typeset chapter based on the UNT Graduate
School style file. This course is a starting point for those who want to
use LaTeX for theses, dissertations, and for preparing research papers
for classes or conferences. No prior programming knowledge is
LaTeX is a language! Be prepared to think in programming terms
but do not be intimidated; it is very rewarding. Bring an empty 3.5"
diskette so you can save your in-class work. A bootable Linux CD
distribution called Knoppix will be provided as the teaching platform.