Staff Training

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Monday, January 29, 2018

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   TuTh mornings
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

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

    This 6-hour, hands-on course is an intro to web page design using Dreamweaver CC. Students will become familiar with the Dreamweaver environment, interface elements, layout customization, website creation and publishing. Activities will include creating a new site, laying out basic pages and text, using text styles and containers, inserting images, uploading a simple site.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

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

    In this 2-hour short course, we will learn the basics of layers in Photoshop. We will spend time adjusting images with Adjustment Layers and explore several kinds of image adjustments. We will also use layers for some image editing in a non-destructive method.

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

    In this 2-hour short course, we will spend time adjusting images in Photoshop, using Adjustment Layers and explore several other kinds of image adjustments. We will also adjust shadows and highlights.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Monday, February 5, 2018

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Th afternoon
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   MW afternoons
    • 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.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Thursday, February 8, 2018

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   ThF mornings
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    This 6 hour course will prepare you to use the most common basic features of Adobe Photoshop CC.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • 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 - 5:00 pm   5:00pm
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

Friday, February 9, 2018

Monday, February 12, 2018

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   Mon afternoon
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 3 hour course, participants will learn how to create and edit OneNote notebooks, search and export notes. We will enter data into OneNote from a variety of sources, from existing documents to webpages to images.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Friday, February 16, 2018

Monday, February 19, 2018

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   MTu afternoons
    • 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.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   TuTh mornings
    • 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.

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

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Friday, February 23, 2018

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   F (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

Monday, February 26, 2018

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

    Attendees will become familiar with the Outlook 2016 calendar interface (including the enhanced Ribbon tools). You will also learn how to schedule and edit an appointment; work with calendar labels and tasks displayed on the Calendar. We will schedule meetings with the Scheduling Assistant, practice scheduling a conference room, and discuss scheduling Online Meetings.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Mon afternoon
    • 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

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   TuTh mornings
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    This 6-hour course is a continuation of topics from Level 1 using PowerPoint 2016. Upon completion of this course, students will work with transitions and animations; they will become familiar with slide masters; and practice skills using audio and video files in their presentations. Finally students will learn more features & methods for delivering presentations.

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

    In this 2-hour short course, we will learn the basics of layers in Photoshop. We will spend time adjusting images with Adjustment Layers and explore several kinds of image adjustments. We will also use layers for some image editing in a non-destructive method.

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

    In this 2-hour short course, we will spend time adjusting images in Photoshop, using Adjustment Layers and explore several other kinds of image adjustments. We will also adjust shadows and highlights.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm
    • 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.

Wednesday, February 28, 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)

    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.

Thursday, March 1, 2018