Staff Training

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Monday, December 7, 2020

    • 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, December 8, 2020

    • 10:00 - 11:00 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.

    • 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

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm   Wed afternoon
    • online

    • 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, 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.

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

    Join us in an online session using OneNote 2016 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. Register by 8 am to get link sent.

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   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

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   Th 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.