FAST3 Training

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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.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 2-hour short course you will learn how to comfortably move around in the Excel 2016 environment. Additional topics will include entering text and values in a worksheet, basic formatting, printing and using Help.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Th morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    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.

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

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

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Th morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 2-hour 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.