Student Skills Development

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    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   lunch on your own
      1/17/2018
    • 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.

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   lunch on your own
      1/18/2018
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thurs morning
      1/18/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Th afternoon
      1/18/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   M afternoon
      1/22/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In two hours we will explore the Outlook 2016 interface. We will compose, send, & receive email messages; how to reply to and forward a message, save a draft message; & print. Signatures and Automatic replies will also be covered. Calendar topics will include scheduling & editing an appointment; scheduling a one-time and a recurring meeting and responding.to invitations.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   W afternoon
      1/23/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    Learn how to use and integrate features from different Office applications such as Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tues afternoon
      1/23/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tu afternoon
      1/23/2018
    • 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.

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am
      1/24/2018
    • UIUC -- 27 Illini Hall

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm
      1/24/2018
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    In this 2-hour workshop participants will learn how to use Photoshop to do basic photo correction, use selection tools, manipulate, save, and store images.

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   WTh afternoons
      1/24/2018
    • 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.

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   lunch on your own
      1/25/2018
    • 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 - 4:00 pm   lunch on your own
      1/26/2018
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   MW afternoons
      1/29/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   TuTh mornings
      1/30/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   TuTh afternoons
      1/30/2018
    • 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.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
      1/31/2018
    • 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
      1/31/2018
    • 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 - 11:00 am   Fri morning
      2/2/2018
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
      2/5/2018
    • 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   MW afternoons
      2/5/2018
    • 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 - 4:00 pm   MW afternoons
      2/5/2018
    • 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 - 11:00 am
      2/6/2018
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    In this 2-hour workshop participants will learn how to use Photoshop to do basic photo correction, use selection tools, manipulate, save, and store images.

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   ThF mornings
      2/8/2018 - 2/9/2018
    • 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
      2/8/2018
    • 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

    • 1:00 - 5:00 pm   5:00pm
      2/8/2018 - 2/9/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am
      2/9/2018 - 2/16/2018
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   Mon afternoon
      2/12/2018
    • 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 - 4:00 pm   TuTh afternoons
      2/13/2018
    • Illini Hall, room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   WF mornings
      2/14/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
      2/15/2018
    • UIUC -- 27 Illini Hall

    • 1:00 - 5:00 pm   5:00 pm
      2/15/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    Excel 2016: PivotTables & PivotCharts

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   MTu afternoons
      2/19/2018
    • 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.

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   TuThafternoons
      2/20/2018
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   Th (lunch on your own)
      2/22/2018
    • 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   Mon morning
      2/26/2018
    • 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
      2/26/2018
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Mon afternoon
      2/26/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   TuTh mornings
      2/27/2018
    • 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.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
      2/27/2018
    • 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
      2/27/2018
    • 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.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm
      2/27/2018
    • 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   W (Lunch on your own)
      2/28/2018
    • 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 - 3:00 pm   Thur afternoon
      3/1/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm
      3/6/2018
    • Urbana campus -- location to be announced

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
      3/8/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm
      3/14/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   Th (lunch on your own)
      3/15/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In Level 3, we will begin by learning about using macros. Next we will explore additional types of queries as well as learn about query joins. Working with data is next, both importing and exporting data. We will create a menu system (also known as a switchboard) and finish up with some intermediate features in reports.

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

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Tu morning
      3/20/2018
    • 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
      3/20/2018
    • 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.

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed morning
      3/21/2018
    • 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.

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed morning
      3/21/2018
    • 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.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
      3/26/2018
    • 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   MTu afternoons
      3/26/2018
    • 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.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm
      3/27/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

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

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   Th (lunch on your own)
      3/29/2018
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Th afternoon
      3/29/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Fri morning
      3/30/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced