WebStore & FAST3 Training Events

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tues 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.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tu 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.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

    • 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 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.

    • 2:00 - 3:00 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, October 29, 2020

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

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

    • 10:00 am - 12:55 pm   Th morning
    • online (register by 8 am to be sent the link)

    Let's meet online to talk about Illustrator. In this two-hour session, I'll share resources and tutorials, plus spend time answering questions. We will work through a tutorial together to create our own vector graphic logo.

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm   Thur 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.

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm   Th 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.

Friday, October 30, 2020

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

    • 2:00 - 4:00 pm   W afternoon
    • online, link will be sent if registered by noon

    In this 2-hour online 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 using layers, including how to create, edit, and organize content. We will also learn the basics of transforming and editing artwork in Adobe Illustrator.

Thursday, November 5, 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-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   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.

    • 2:00 - 4:00 pm   Th afternoon
    • 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.

Friday, November 6, 2020

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   F 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

Monday, November 9, 2020

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   M afternoon
    • online

    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.

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

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

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed 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   W 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.  

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tu 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.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

    • 9:00 - 10:00 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.

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

Thursday, November 19, 2020

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

    In this 2-hour online class, learn how to create a basic Access report, and explore layout and design view.  In design view add controls and set properties for those controls; learn about calculated controls, apply sort & group feature to report data, finish up with graphics (themes and conditional formatting).

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   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.

    • 2:00 - 4:00 pm   Th 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, 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
    • 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.

Thursday, December 3, 2020

    • 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, December 8, 2020

    • 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

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.

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   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.