WebStore & FAST3 Training Events

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   Thurs afternoon
    • 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.

Friday, November 15, 2019

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tues. morning
    • 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.

Monday, November 18, 2019

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   Mon/Tues afternoons
    • 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.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed morning
    • 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.

Friday, November 22, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   F morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 3 hour course, we will go beyond how the program works to include organizational strategies and tips to hyperlink to other notebooks and files, integrating with the rest of MS Office including linking to Outlook with Tasks to add reminders, Meeting notes that integrate with Skype for Business and other meetings, and other tips to boost the power of OneNote.

Monday, December 2, 2019

    • 1:00 - 4:30 pm   M/Tu afternoons
    • Illini Hall, room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    This 7-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.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tu/Th mornings
    • 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.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   W/Th mornings
    • 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 - 4:30 pm   Wed/Thur afternoons
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    Discover some of Illustrator’s more advanced capabilities in this 7-hour Level 2 course. We’ll create custom shapes, compound paths, and work with colors, swatches, Pantone libraries, and color groups, create custom brushes, and use Illustrator's Live Paint feature, as well as painting objects with fills, strokes, and gradients, as well as advanced type formats.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed afternoon
    • Urbana campus -- location to be announced

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Tue afternoon
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

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

    Photoshop Level 2 workshop builds on techniques learned in Level 1.  This 6-hour course covers:brushes, gradients, and tool presets to create raster images; vector paths, shape drawing tools, type, and type special effects; advanced layer techniques with masks, filters, layers, and smart objects.

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tu/Th afternoons
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    This 6-hour course covers work with transitions and animations; slide masters; and practice skills using audio and video files in their presentations.  Finally students will learn about more features and methods for delivery an effective presentation.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues afternoon
    • 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 and practice scheduling a conference room.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Wed morning
    • 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 - 3:00 pm   Wed afternoon
    • 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.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thur afternoon
    • 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.