Student Skills Development

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30 matches found

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   TuTh mornings
      5/22/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 6-hour course, you will import and export data into Excel 2016, work with conditional formatting, and learn about macros. Additional topics will include summarizing data using subtotals and data validation; and analyzing data using Goal Seek and Solver along with what if scenarios. Prerequisite: Completion of Excel 2016 Level 1 or equivalent knowledge

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   WTh afternoons
      5/23/2018
    • Illini Hall, room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues afternoon
      5/29/2018
    • 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.

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   Wed (lunch on your own)
      5/30/2018
    • 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.

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   ThF afternoons
      5/31/2018
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Mon afternoon
      6/4/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   TuTh morning (lunch on your own)
      6/5/2018
    • 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.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tues morning
      6/5/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues afternoon
      6/5/2018
    • 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   TuTh afternoons
      6/5/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed morning
      6/6/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed and Thurs afternoons
      6/6/2018
    • 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.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed aft
      6/6/2018
    • 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

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Mon morning
      6/11/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   M afternoon
      6/11/2018
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    In this 2-hour workshop participants will learn how to use Photoshop to do basic photo correction, use selection tools, manipulate, save, and store images. No prior knowledge of Photoshop is required.

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   MW afternoons
      6/11/2018
    • 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.

    • 9:00   sessions throughout the day, lunch on your own
      6/12/2018
    • Urbana campus -- location to be announced

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   Tues/Wed afternoons
      6/12/2018
    • 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.

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed/Fri mornings
      6/13/2018
    • 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.

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   W/F mornings
      6/13/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 6-hour course, attendees will begin by exploring the PowerPoint 2016 interface. Next we will create and save a presentation; view and navigate, and edit text on slides; add and modify graphical objects in a presentation; work with tables and charts; and prepare to deliver a presentation.

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   **Thurs afternoon & Fri morning**
      6/14/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   Monday, lunch on your own
      6/18/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    This six-hour course is intended for Mac users who want to learn basic Word 2016 skills such as creating, editing, and formatting documents; working with tabular text; and employing a variety of techniques for improving the appearance and accuracy of document pages. Finally, we will learn about printing documents.

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tues/Wed mornings
      6/19/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   Tues. (lunch on your own)
      6/19/2018
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Wed morning
      6/20/2018
    • 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   Wed afternoon
      6/20/2018
    • 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.

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thurs morning
      6/21/2018
    • 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.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thurs afternoon
      6/21/2018
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Fri morning
      6/22/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm
      7/19/2018
    • UIUC - location to be announced