WebStore & FAST3 Training Events

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Thursday, January 28, 2021

    • 10:00 - 11:50 am   Thur morning
    • online, link will be sent if registered by 8am

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

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thurs 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.

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   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. 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

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed 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.

Thursday, February 4, 2021

    • 10:00 - 11:55 am   Th morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

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

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

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

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

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed 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   W afternoon
    • 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.

Thursday, February 11, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Th 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.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thurs 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.

Monday, February 15, 2021

    • 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, February 16, 2021

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

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am   Wed 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   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, February 18, 2021

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

    Microsoft Publisher 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.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thurs 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.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   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

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

    In this 2-hour online workshop we will explore the Word 2016 interface while we type text on a page, fix spelling errors, change spacing and page margins, and save our work. We will practice navigating the document; select text to make revisions; and move text by cutting and pasting. Formatting tools will be next, where we will learn how to emphasize text.

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   W 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.

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

    In this 2-hour online workshop we will explore the whole set of features for managing information in tables in Excel 2016. These features make all the typical tabular manipulations—sorting, filtering, analyzing, and formatting, easier than ever.

Thursday, February 25, 2021

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Th 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.

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

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm   Thurs afternoon
    • 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.

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

    • 9:00 - 9:50 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.

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Friday, March 5, 2021

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

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Thursday, March 11, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Th 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.

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

    • 3:00 - 5:00 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, March 18, 2021

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   M 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, March 24, 2021

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   W 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.

Thursday, March 25, 2021

    • 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.  

Monday, March 29, 2021

    • 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.

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

    • 10:00 - 10:55 am   W 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.