FAST3 Training

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Monday, October 22, 2018

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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

    Wish you had a smarter, more efficient way to arrange your Outlook 2016 email and more? In this two-hour workshop, you will learn how to use the conversation view; how to insert a screenshot into a message; sorting messages; advanced searching techniques, including filters; working with folders; using flags, color categories, and rules.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tu morning
    • Urbana campus -- location to be announced

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues aft
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    Have you been asked to put together a PowerPoint presentation, but you're not sure how to start? Take this short course and learn the basics, including how to use the new 2016 interface to create slides and put content on them; format and custom design the slides; and prepare speaker notes and handouts.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Friday, October 26, 2018

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   F morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 3 hour course, participants will learn how to create and edit OneNote notebooks, search and export notes. We will enter data into OneNote from a variety of sources, from existing documents to webpages to images.

Monday, October 29, 2018

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   Mon/Wed afternoons
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In Access 2016 Level 2, you will begin by learning about table relationships. You will also work with field properties in a table; create a lookup field and some calculated fields. You will learn more about advanced queries such as parameter queries and action queries, as well as query joins; you will finish by exploring additional features using forms and reports.

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   Mon/Wed afternoons
    • Illini Hall, room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    This 6-hour course introduces the basics of Adobe Illustrator. Topics will include design principles, elements, and graphics composition; creating documents containing basic shapes and customized paths. We will also learn how to insert text and typographical characters.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   Tu (lunch on your own)
    • Illini Hall, room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    InDesign is a desktop publishing program by Adobe. In this 6-hour workshop, we start with the basics, we progress to creating multi-column threaded text, formatting type and paragraph styles, working with colors, images, and finish by packaging for distribution.

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tu/Th mornings
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 6-hour course, attendees will begin by exploring the PowerPoint 2016 interface. Next we will create and save a presentation; view and navigate, and edit text on slides; add and modify graphical objects in a presentation; work with tables and charts; and prepare to deliver a presentation.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   Th (lunch on your own)
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    Extend your InDesign skills even further by learning to use InDesign's more advanced features effectively. We'll work more deeply with styles. You'll use clipping paths to reveal only part of an image, create type outlines, and create Bezier paths. We'll also import layered files, merge data into documents and create a book with table of contents and references.

Monday, November 5, 2018

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Friday, November 9, 2018

Monday, November 12, 2018

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   MW afternoons
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Mon afternoon
    • Illini Hall, room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    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.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Monday, November 19, 2018

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   Monday (lunch on your own)
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    This 6-hour course covers work with transitions and animations; slide masters; and practice skills using audio and video files in their presentations.  Finally students will learn about more features and methods for delivery an effective presentation.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

    • 9:00 am - 12:05 pm   Tu/Th mornings
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In Level 3, we will begin by learning about using macros. Next we will explore additional types of queries as well as learn about query joins. Working with data is next, both importing and exporting data. We will create a menu system (also known as a switchboard) and finish up with some intermediate features in reports.

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   TuTh afternoons
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Tu afternoon
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    In this 2-hour workshop participants will learn how to use Photoshop to do basic photo correction, use selection tools, manipulate, save, and store images. No prior knowledge of Photoshop is required.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Friday, November 30, 2018

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

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Fri afternoon
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    Wish you had a smarter, more efficient way to arrange your Outlook 2016 email and more? In this two-hour workshop, you will learn how to use the conversation view; how to insert a screenshot into a message; sorting messages; advanced searching techniques, including filters; working with folders; using flags, color categories, and rules.

Monday, December 3, 2018

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   Mon/Wed afternoons
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 6-hour course, you will import and export data into Excel 2016, work with conditional formatting, and learn about macros. Additional topics will include summarizing data using subtotals and data validation; and analyzing data using Goal Seek and Solver along with what if scenarios. Prerequisite: Completion of Excel 2016 Level 1 or equivalent knowledge

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   Mon/Tue aft
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    This 6 hour course will prepare you to use the most common basic features of Adobe Photoshop CC.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Tues morning
    • Illini Hall, room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    In this 2-hour workshop, participants will learn how to create and open Illustrator documents, navigate the user interface, use vector shapes to create a logo that looks good on screen and in print. No prior knowledge of Illustrator is required.

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tu/Th mornings
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   Wed/Th aft
    • Illini Hall, room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    This 6-hour course introduces the basics of Adobe Illustrator. Topics will include design principles, elements, and graphics composition; creating documents containing basic shapes and customized paths. We will also learn how to insert text and typographical characters.

Friday, December 7, 2018

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Fri morning
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    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.

Monday, December 10, 2018

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   Mon/Tu afternoons
    • Illini Hall, room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    InDesign is a desktop publishing program by Adobe. In this 6-hour workshop, we start with the basics, we progress to creating multi-column threaded text, formatting type and paragraph styles, working with colors, images, and finish by packaging for distribution.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   W morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 3 hour course, participants will learn how to create and edit OneNote notebooks, search and export notes. We will enter data into OneNote from a variety of sources, from existing documents to webpages to images.

Monday, December 17, 2018

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   Mon/Wed afternoons
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    This 6-hour, hands-on course is an intro to web page design using Dreamweaver CC. Students will become familiar with the Dreamweaver environment, interface elements, layout customization, website creation and publishing. Activities will include creating a new site, laying out basic pages and text, using text styles and containers, inserting images, uploading a simple site.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tues/Wed mornings
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 6-hour course, attendees will begin by exploring the PowerPoint 2016 interface. Next we will create and save a presentation; view and navigate, and edit text on slides; add and modify graphical objects in a presentation; work with tables and charts; and prepare to deliver a presentation.

Thursday, December 20, 2018