Student Skills Development

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35 matches found

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   Mon/Thurs afternoons
      8/20/2018
    • 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 - 4:00 pm   sessions throughout the day, lunch on your own
      8/21/2018
    • Urbana campus -- location to be announced

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues afternoon
      8/21/2018
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   Wed (lunch on your own)
      8/22/2018
    • 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 - 3:00 pm   Mon afternoon
      8/27/2018
    • Urbana campus -- location to be announced

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   MW afternoons
      8/27/2018
    • 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.

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Tu morning
      8/28/2018
    • 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.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues afternoon
      8/28/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed morning
      8/29/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Thurs morning
      8/30/2018
    • 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
      8/30/2018
    • 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   Fri morning
      8/31/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Mon afternoon
      9/4/2018
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   W morning
      9/5/2018
    • 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.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tu morning
      9/5/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 2-hour short course you will learn how to comfortably move around in the Excel 2016 environment. Additional topics will include entering text and values in a worksheet, basic formatting, printing and using Help.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed afternoon
      9/5/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 2-hour short course you will learn how to add, divide, multiply, and subtract by entering formulas into Excel 2016 worksheets. Other topics will include an exploration of just a few of the hundreds of functions available in Excel. We will learn how to find a specific function, as well as how to get help while entering arguments.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thur morning
      9/6/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    Have you been asked to put together a PowerPoint presentation, but you're not sure how to start? Take this short course and learn the basics, including how to use the new 2016 interface to create slides and put content on them; format and custom design the slides; and prepare speaker notes and handouts.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Th afternoon
      9/6/2018
    • 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 InDesign documents, navigate the user interface, modify a document, import graphics, and manipulate basic text and text frames.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   F aft
      9/7/2018
    • 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 - 12:00 pm   Tues/Wed mornings
      9/11/2018
    • 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.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tues morning
      9/11/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    This two-hour short course will introduce you to Microsoft's latest version of its relational database application, Access 2016. Attendees will take a tour of the objects in an Access database, including tables, queries, forms, and reports and spend some time working in the most important of all the objects--tables.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Tues afternoon
      9/11/2018
    • UIUC -- 27 Illini Hall

    In this 2-hour workshop, participants will access, organize, and share creative assets for use in your Adobe desktop and mobile apps. We will practice using Adobe’s CC Libraries in applications as well as using the Web interface to load frequently used assets, such as logos, wordmarks and colors. We will explore sharing and collaborating with colleagues.

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Th/F mornings
      9/13/2018 - 9/14/2018
    • Illini Hall, room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    InDesign is a desktop publishing program by Adobe. In this 6-hour workshop, we start with the basics, we progress to creating multi-column threaded text, formatting type and paragraph styles, working with colors, images, and finish by packaging for distribution.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thur morning
      9/13/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thurs afternoon
      9/13/2018
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   MW afternoons
      9/17/2018
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   ThF mornings
      9/20/2018 - 9/21/2018
    • 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   Thurs morning
      9/20/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 2-hour workshop we will explore the whole set of features for managing information in tables in Excel 2016. These features make all the typical tabular manipulations—sorting, filtering, analyzing, and formatting, easier than ever.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Thurs afternoon
      9/20/2018 - 9/27/2018
    • 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.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Mon morning
      9/24/2018
    • 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   Wed and Thurs afternoons
      9/24/2018
    • 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.

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   TuTh morning
      9/25/2018
    • 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.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tues morning
      9/25/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues afternoon
      9/25/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   W/F mornings
      9/26/2018
    • 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.