WebStore & FAST3 Training Events

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Thursday, June 17, 2021

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

    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.  

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am   Tues. morning
    • to be held online

    In this new, short online course we'll learn how to work with slide animations and transitions between slides. We will also learn how to use the Animation Painter tool. Prerequisite: Completion of PowerPoint Getting Started or equivalent knowledge.

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues afternoon
    • online

    Join us in a one-hour online session to learn about the basic features of Zoom. This session is aimed for first time or beginner users.

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

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

    Join us in a live, online session using OneNote 365 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.

Thursday, June 24, 2021

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

    In this new 2-hour online session, we will work with graphics in Microsoft Word. Topics covered will include learning how to add pictures and online images in a Word document; work with shapes; format, resize, move and crop images, and finish with creating and modifying an organization chart.

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

    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.

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

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

    In this 2-hour short course you will learn how to add, divide, multiply, and subtract by entering formulas into Excel 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.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tue 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.

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am   Wed 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.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   W afternoon
    • UIUC -- online

    Microsoft Teams is a communications tool available through MS Office 365. During this two-hour online workshop, we will learn how to navigate the Teams environment and communicate with others in Teams. We will practice participating in online Teams meetings, and discuss sharing screens and files during meetings. We will create a team and channels.

Thursday, July 1, 2021

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

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

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thur morning
    • online, link will be sent if registered by 8 am

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

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

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

Thursday, July 8, 2021

    • 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

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Tue 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. 

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

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

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

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

    This 2 hour Outlook Calendar live workshop, participants will learn to schedule & edit appointments; work with calendar labels and tasks displayed on the Calendar. We will schedule with the Scheduling Assistant, practice scheduling a conference room, and discuss scheduling Online Meetings, and discuss calendar permissions.

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

Thursday, July 15, 2021

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am   Thur 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.

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

    A properly designed database makes it easier to work with up-to-date, accurate information. Investing the time required to learn the principles of good relational database design ensures that you will end up with a database that meets your needs and can easily accommodate change. This online workshop provides guidelines for planning an Access database.

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am   Tues. morning
    • online

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

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues afternoon
    • 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, July 21, 2021

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   W morning
    • UIUC -- online

    Microsoft Teams is a communications tool available through MS Office 365. During this two-hour online workshop, we will learn how to navigate the Teams environment and communicate with others in Teams. We will practice participating in online Teams meetings, and discuss sharing screens and files during meetings. We will create a team and channels.

    • 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 Microsoft Excel. 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.

Thursday, July 22, 2021

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

    In this 2-hour online course learn how to create and work with Access forms. Create a new form using the form wizard and explore layout and design view. Add and modify form controls including a calculated control and lookup control.

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

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues. afternoon
    • online

    This 2-hour online class introduces the Access query object.  Topics include working in design view; creating a simple query by adding and removing fields and adding criterion. We will create multi-table queries; calculated fields and set field properties; explore a totals query, parameter query, and action queries.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Tue 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.

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

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

    Join us in a live, online session using OneNote 365 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.

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

    In this 2-hour workshop we will explore the mail merge features in Microsoft Word including working with various data sources such as Excel and Access; working with rules; and creating and printing labels.

Thursday, July 29, 2021

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am   Thurs. morning
    • online

    Join us in a one-hour online session to learn about the basic features of Zoom. This session is aimed for first time or beginner users.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Thur 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.

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Thursday, August 5, 2021

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

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

    This 2 hour Outlook Calendar live workshop, participants will learn to schedule & edit appointments; work with calendar labels and tasks displayed on the Calendar. We will schedule with the Scheduling Assistant, practice scheduling a conference room, and discuss scheduling Online Meetings, and discuss calendar permissions.

Thursday, August 12, 2021

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

    Microsoft Teams is a communications tool available through MS Office 365. During this two-hour online workshop, we will learn how to navigate the Teams environment and communicate with others in Teams. We will practice participating in online Teams meetings, and discuss sharing screens and files during meetings. We will create a team and channels.

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am   Tues 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.

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Wed 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

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

    Join us in a live, online session using OneNote 365 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.