Student Skills Development

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19 matches found

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues afternoon
      5/1/2018
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    In this 2-hour workshop, participants will learn the Basics of working with images in Adobe InDesign CC, including adding images to documents, transforming images, working with image linking, wrapping text around images, customize the text flow to prevent unsightly gaps or visual breaks from appearing in the layout.

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Wed morning
      5/2/2018
    • 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   WTh afternoons
      5/2/2018
    • 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.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thurs afternoon
      5/3/2018
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Fri morning
      5/4/2018
    • 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   Fri afternoon
      5/4/2018
    • 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.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   M afternoon
      5/7/2018
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

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

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   Tues (with lunch on your own)
      5/8/2018
    • 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   W (lunch on your own)
      5/9/2018
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Thurs morning
      5/10/2018
    • 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.

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   ThF afternoons
      5/10/2018
    • 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   Fri morning
      5/11/2018
    • 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 - 4:00 pm   MW afternoons
      5/14/2018
    • 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   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

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed morning
      5/23/2018
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    • 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)