Technology Services Calendar

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Wed. morning

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

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed. morning

    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. Link sent if registered by 8 am.

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

    In this 2-hour online 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   W afternoon
    • L410 Digital Computer Lab, 1304 W Springfield, Urbana

    This 2-hour Outlook Calendar 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, December 1, 2022

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Th morning

    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. Link sent if registered by 8 am

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    CITL's Instructional Support Team is hosting office hours to answer any questions you have about using Canvas and to provide support for your course.  Join us between 11am and noon on Thursdays on zoom, at https://illinois.zoom.us/j/87259297204?pwd=ZE1IN05NeXhlODcxY2ZYcUtsL3JEZz09.  

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm

    The Hybrid Classroom: The Best of Both Worlds, or the Worst? -- Aimee Barbeau and Eric Larson (Gies College of Business) will describe the role of social context in the classroom and discuss their findings on the relationship between autonomy and satisfaction, as well as the need for instructors to consider not just individual students but the whole classroom environment.

Friday, December 2, 2022

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    Startup companies and their employees who work within the EnterpriseWorks building are invited to join us for networking and breakfast from 9-10am on the first Friday of every month.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Join the Data Science User Group on Friday, December 2 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM. The aim of the user group is to build a community of interest around data science to foster learning, collaboration, and networking. The group will serve both students and professionals to bridge the gap between the analytical sciences and practical applications of industry.

    • 4:00 - 4:30 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Want to learn more about entrepreneurship opportunities throughout EnterpriseWorks? Starting promptly at 4 PM, join us for tours through the EnterpriseWorks incubator to gain an understanding of different resources EnterpriseWorks has to offer.

    • 4:00 pm
    • Entrepreneurship Hub (Room 1050, Siebel Center for Design)

    It’s time to celebrate a semester of innovation and entrepreneurship! We’ll have over 60 teams showcasing their venture concepts, information about entrepreneurship resources, an awards ceremony recognizing promising ideas, and networking opportunities over free food.

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

    • 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
    • EW 220 and Zoom

    Join us for the last of the Capital Edge training sessions on Tuesday, December 6, where we dive deep into an Overview of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 15 related to Sealed Bidding.

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am   Tu morning

    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. Link sent if registered by 8 am.

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

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

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tu afternoon
    • Digital Computer Lab, 1304 W Springfield Ave, Urbana, IL (Rm L410) lower level

    In this 2-hour in-person, instructor led 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.

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
    • 182 Armory Building

    Being fully engaged 100% of the time is not a realistic expectation, but there are a variety of ways to promote student engagement so they can get the most out of their learning. This workshop will focus on concepts underlying student engagement and practical strategies to engage our students across diverse formats.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Attention startups! Learn more about how NCSA can help your early-stage company with processing power, data management, AI and ML projects, outsourcing software development, analytics and more.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed afternoon

    In this 2-hour online workshop, you will learn how to select data in an Excel 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   Tu afternoon
    • Digital Computer Lab, 1304 W Springfield, Urbana

    Join us in a hand-on training 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, December 8, 2022

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Thur morning

    In this 2-hour online workshop, participants will learn how to create a two-page InDesign brochure from scratch, import graphics, and manipulate basic text and text frames. No prior knowledge of InDesign is required. Link sent if registered by 8 am

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    CITL's Instructional Support Team is hosting office hours to answer any questions you have about using Canvas and to provide support for your course.  Join us between 11am and noon on Thursdays on zoom, at https://illinois.zoom.us/j/87259297204?pwd=ZE1IN05NeXhlODcxY2ZYcUtsL3JEZz09.  

    • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

    • 12:00 - 3:00 pm

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm   Wed. afternoon

    Microsoft Teams is a communications platform available through MS Office 365. During this two-hour live online workshop, we will focus on the Teams experience from a team member’s perspective. Topics will include learning how to navigate Teams ; communicating in Teams (including chat); setting and managing notifications of Team activity. Link sent if registered by noon.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   W afternoon
    • L410 Digital Computer Lab, 1304 W Springfield, Urbana

    During this two hour in-person session, we will go over the basics of the Photoshop interface and some resources on how to continue learning features. Instructor will work through a beginner tutorial, editing a photo and share resources. 

  • Black and Whtie Self-portrait of Michelle Hassel
    • 3:30 - 4:30 pm

    What makes an image more powerful than others? Maybe it was a heartfelt moment captured in time. Or a vibrant color that caught your eye. Whatever it might be, we know a great photo when we see one. In this workshop, we’ll discuss different approaches and techniques to create engaging imagery with intention behind each frame. Together, we can continue telling the Illinois

Thursday, December 15, 2022

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Th morning
    • L410 Digital Computer Lab, 1304 W Springfield, Urbana

    In this 2-hour in-person InDesign workshop, participants will learn the basics of adding interactivity to your Adobe InDesign documents, including adding links, buttons, animation, and sharing your interactive document. Basic knowledge of InDesign is required.  

Friday, December 16, 2022

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Thursday, January 19, 2023

Friday, January 20, 2023

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

    • 8:00 - 9:30 am
    • Illinois Conference Center (Heritage Hall, Section 1) 1900 S First St

    Research Park and the Champaign County Economic Development Corporation invite you to join us for AgTech Breakfast from 8:00-9:30 AM on Tuesday, January 24 at the Illinois Conference Center.

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Friday, February 3, 2023

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Join the Data Science User Group on Friday, February 3 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM. The aim of the user group is to build a community of interest around data science to foster learning, collaboration, and networking. The group will serve both students and professionals to bridge the gap between the analytical sciences and practical applications of industry.

    • 4:00 - 4:30 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Want to learn more about entrepreneurship opportunities throughout EnterpriseWorks? Starting promptly at 4 PM, join us for tours through the EnterpriseWorks incubator to gain an understanding of different resources EnterpriseWorks has to offer.

Friday, February 17, 2023

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Friday, March 3, 2023

    • 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
    • Illini Union

    The goals for the Annual Faculty Retreat are to build on our collective knowledge about teaching and learning, to share innovative ideas and approaches, and to promote partnerships within and beyond the campus community.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Join the Data Science User Group on Friday, March 3 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM. The aim of the user group is to build a community of interest around data science to foster learning, collaboration, and networking. The group will serve both students and professionals to bridge the gap between the analytical sciences and practical applications of industry.

    • 4:00 - 4:30 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Want to learn more about entrepreneurship opportunities throughout EnterpriseWorks? Starting promptly at 4 PM, join us for tours through the EnterpriseWorks incubator to gain an understanding of different resources EnterpriseWorks has to offer.

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

  • 2023 AgTech Summit graphic
    • All Day
    • Illinois Conference Center, 1900 S First St, Champaign, IL

    One of the premier AgTech hubs in the nation, Champaign-Urbana is uniquely positioned to bring together entrepreneurs, investors, academics, and industry for learning, networking and advancing this sector. 

Friday, March 10, 2023

Friday, March 17, 2023

Friday, April 7, 2023

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Join the Data Science User Group on Friday, April 7 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM. The aim of the user group is to build a community of interest around data science to foster learning, collaboration, and networking. The group will serve both students and professionals to bridge the gap between the analytical sciences and practical applications of industry.

    • 4:00 - 4:30 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Want to learn more about entrepreneurship opportunities throughout EnterpriseWorks? Starting promptly at 4 PM, join us for tours through the EnterpriseWorks incubator to gain an understanding of different resources EnterpriseWorks has to offer.

Friday, April 21, 2023

Thursday, May 4, 2023

Friday, May 5, 2023

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Join the Data Science User Group on Friday, May 5 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM. The aim of the user group is to build a community of interest around data science to foster learning, collaboration, and networking. The group will serve both students and professionals to bridge the gap between the analytical sciences and practical applications of industry.

    • 4:00 - 4:30 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Want to learn more about entrepreneurship opportunities throughout EnterpriseWorks? Starting promptly at 4 PM, join us for tours through the EnterpriseWorks incubator to gain an understanding of different resources EnterpriseWorks has to offer.

Friday, May 19, 2023

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

    • All Day
    • I Hotel and Conference Center (virtual option available)

    FSI: At the Intersection of Teaching, Learning, and Technology is an annual conference that brings educators and instructional-technology professionals together each May at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. The conference features keynote presentations, networking, and hands-on training on the use of

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

    • All Day
    • I Hotel and Conference Center (virtual option available)

    FSI: At the Intersection of Teaching, Learning, and Technology is an annual conference that brings educators and instructional-technology professionals together each May at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. The conference features keynote presentations, networking, and hands-on training on the use of

Friday, July 14, 2023