WebStore & FAST3 Training Events

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Monday, June 25, 2018

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Mon afternoon
    • Illini Hall, room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    In this 2-hour workshop, participants will learn how to create and open Illustrator documents, navigate the user interface, use vector shapes to create a logo that looks good on screen and in print. No prior knowledge of Illustrator is required.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   Tues (lunch on your own)
    • Illini Hall, room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    This 6-hour course introduces the basics of Adobe Illustrator. Topics will include design principles, elements, and graphics composition; creating documents containing basic shapes and customized paths. We will also learn how to insert text and typographical characters.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   Wed (lunch on your own)
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In Access 2016 Level 2, you will begin by learning about table relationships. You will also work with field properties in a table; create a lookup field and some calculated fields. You will learn more about advanced queries such as parameter queries and action queries, as well as query joins; you will finish by exploring additional features using forms and reports.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   W afternoon
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Monday, July 2, 2018

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Mon afternoon
    • Illini Hall, room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    In this 2-hour workshop, participants will learn the basics of using the drawing tools in Adobe Illustrator CC, including how to use the Pencil and Curvature tools, how to edit paths. Then we will look at layers, including how to create, edit, and organize content. We will also learn the basics of transforming and editing artwork in Adobe Illustrator CC.

Monday, July 9, 2018

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Mon morning
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Mon afternoon
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Mon afternoon
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 2-hour course you will learn how to work in the People window to add a new contact; change views; use color categories to organize & search your contacts. We will also look at contact groups. The Tasks features of Outlook help you create lists of task-related items. We will look at the different views in the Task window; we will add tasks and assign tasks.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed afternoon
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   Wed/Thurs afternoons
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    Extend your InDesign skills even further by learning to use InDesign's more advanced features effectively. We'll work more deeply with styles. You'll use clipping paths to reveal only part of an image, create type outlines, and create Bezier paths. We'll also import layered files, merge data into documents and create a book with table of contents and references.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Thurs morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    Wish you had a smarter, more efficient way to arrange your Outlook 2016 email and more? In this two-hour workshop, you will learn how to use the conversation view; how to insert a screenshot into a message; sorting messages; advanced searching techniques, including filters; working with folders; using flags, color categories, and rules.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thurs afternoon
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

Friday, July 13, 2018

Monday, July 16, 2018

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   MW afternoons
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    Upon completion of this 6 hour course, attendees will be able to identify the components of the Access 2016 environment; work with data; and create a basic table, query, form and report.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues afternoon
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    In this 2-hour workshop, participants will learn how to adjust a photo’s color and brightness in Lightroom; crop, straighten, and fix perspective, brush over certain parts of a photo for local adjustments; and work with photos on multiple devices. No prior knowledge of Lightroom is required.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   W (lunch on your own)
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    In this 6-hour workshop/lab, participants will craft a newsletter with their own stories and images using Adobe InDesign and Photoshop. Prerequisite: Basic understanding of InDesign and Photoshop

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

Thursday, July 19, 2018

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   Thurs (lunch on your own)
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    This 6-hour course introduces the basics of Adobe Lightroom. Participants will work on the organization and management of photos, learning the Lightroom environment, managing images and workflow, reviewing images, sorting and organizing images as well as managing an image catalog.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thurs morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    Windows 10 is Microsoft's new operating system -- a compromise between the familiar Windows 7 and the touchscreen features of Windows 8. In this 2-hour workshop, we will learn how to use the updated Start menu; understand notifications and the Action Center; use Window’s digital assistant, Cortana; become familiar with Edge (Windows new web browser) & use multiple desktops

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm
    • UIUC - location to be announced

Friday, July 20, 2018

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

    • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Digital Computing Laboratory

    This free, 3-day event is designed to give students a practitioner-level treatment of statistical techniques most commonly used in a chemical R&D/industrial setting. In this hands-on training session, students will have the opportunity to learn how JMP statistical software is used to efficiently plan experiments and analyze data.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

    • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Digital Computing Laboratory

    This free, 3-day event is designed to give students a practitioner-level treatment of statistical techniques most commonly used in a chemical R&D/industrial setting. In this hands-on training session, students will have the opportunity to learn how JMP statistical software is used to efficiently plan experiments and analyze data.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

    • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Digital Computing Laboratory

    This free, 3-day event is designed to give students a practitioner-level treatment of statistical techniques most commonly used in a chemical R&D/industrial setting. In this hands-on training session, students will have the opportunity to learn how JMP statistical software is used to efficiently plan experiments and analyze data.