WebStore & FAST3 Training Events

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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am   Tu morning
    • online

    In this new 1-hour online course, you will learn about conditional formatting of data in Excel 2016. Topics will also include applying special formatting to numbers.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tu afternoon
    • online

    This two-hour online session will introduce you to Microsoft's relational database application, Access 2016. Attendees will take a tour of the objects in an Access database, including tables, queries, forms, and reports.

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tu morning
    • online, link will be sent if registered by 8am

    Register for this session to learn about specific features and tips for using Outlook more productively, followed by Q&A of specific scenarios. 

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tu morning
    • to be held online

    Have you been asked to put together a PowerPoint presentation, but you're not sure how to start? Participate in this short online course and learn the basics, including how to create slides and put content in them. We will also learn how to format and custom design the slides.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed afternoon
    • online

    In this short online course you will learn how to use some of the data analysis features and tools in Excel 2016. Topics will include learning the basics of PivotTables; using subtotals in a list of data; setting up data validation rules; using Goal Seek, Solver, and Scenarios.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   W afternoon
    • online, link will be sent if registered by noon

    This online session will cover specific features of InDesign, followed by Q&A. We will also work through a beginning tutorial and make a postcard.

Thursday, December 3, 2020

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Th morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thurs morning
    • online

    In this 2 hr online workshop, participants will learn how to create and work with Access tables. We will create a table using application parts and also from scratch.  We will create a primary key and start entering data. We will work with fields in a table from adding, deleting, re-arranging to setting field properties. Finish up using lookup fields and calculated fields

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Th afternoon
    • online, link will be sent if registered by 10am

    Register for this session to learn about InDesign and make a brochure from scratch. Link sent after registration.

Friday, December 4, 2020

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   F morning
    • online

    Microsoft Publisher 2016 is a desktop publishing application capable of producing cards, certificates, newsletters, and other material. Topics covered in this 6-hour course include the interface and creating a basic publication; adding text, text frames and picture placeholders; formatting text, including styles and connecting text frames; editing text and graphics frames.

Monday, December 7, 2020

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   M afternoon
    • online (register by noon to be sent the link)

    Let's meet online to talk about Illustrator. In this two-hour live session, we will go over recommended resources and tutorials, then work through a tutorial together to create our own vector graphic logo.

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am   Tu morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    We have many options for scheduling online meetings these days. We will use Outlook for a central place to keep track of several kinds of online meetings and to make sure we have reminders. We will look at recommendations for scheduling with Skype for Business, Zoom and Microsoft Teams.

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tu morning
    • online

    Join us in a one-hour online session to explore some advanced features of Zoom. Features covered will include breakout rooms, setting a virtual background, recording, and more.

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm   Wed afternoon
    • online

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   W afternoon
    • online, link will be sent if registered by noon

    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.

Thursday, December 10, 2020

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thurs morning
    • online

    In this 2-hour short online course, you will become familiar with the Excel 2016 interface. Topics will also include entering, editing, and formatting data in a worksheet, performing basic formulas, printing and using Help.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Th morning
    • online

    Join us in an online session using OneNote 2016 where we will discuss the structure of notebooks, practice putting data into them, and explore the interconnectivity of Microsoft applications with OneNote. This session is aimed for beginner users of OneNote. Register by 8 am to get link sent.

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tu morning
    • online -- link will be sent if registered by 8am

    During this two hour-long session, we will go over the basics of the Photoshop interface and some resources on how to continue learning features. Instructor will point out her favorite beginner tutorials and resources. Q & A to follow

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed afternoon
    • online

    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.

Thursday, December 17, 2020

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Th morning
    • online

    Let's meet online to talk about Photoshop. In this two-hour session, we will start working through some curriculum, work with layers and learn to edit in a non-destructive way. Register by 9 am to get meeting link sent.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thurs morning
    • online

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Th afternoon
    • online

    In this 2-hour online workshop, you will learn how to select data in a worksheet and work with Chart tools to customize the chart type, chart layout, and chart style that best represents the selected data. Once the chart is exactly the way you want it, we will learn how to save it as a template to use again.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Th afternoon
    • online, link will be sent if registered by noon

    In this 2-hour online course, we will spend time adjusting images in Photoshop, using Adjustment Layers, and explore several kinds of image adjustments. We will also explore image editing in a non-destructive method. Register by noon to have link sent.