FAST3 Training

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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Tu morning
    • online

    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.

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

    In this short online course you will learn how to use some of the data analysis features and tools using Excel. Topics will include learning how to subtotal a list of data; set up data validation rules; use Goal Seek, Solver, and Scenarios and basic data tables.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues afternoon
    • online, link will be sent if registered by 8 am

    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 after registration.

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

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

Thursday, May 26, 2022

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am   Thurs. morning
    • online

    In this 1 hour short course you will learn how to work with Excel Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts. Topics will include learning how to create a Pivot Table; rearrange and then format the data; set filters including the use of Slicers and Timelines; and finally creating a Pivot Chart of the data in the Pivot Table. This workshop is aimed at beginner users of Pivot Tables.

    • 9:00 - 10:55 am   Th morning
    • online

    In this 2-hour 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. Register by 8am to receive the Zoom link.  

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

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

    This 2 hour Outlook Calendar live 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, June 2, 2022

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am   Th morning
    • online

    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   Thurs. afternoon
    • online

    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.

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

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

    In this 2-hour online workshop we will explore the Word 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.

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

    In this 2-hour short 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.

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Wed. morning
    • online

    In this 2-hour workshop we will explore the mail merge features in Word including working with various data sources such as Excel and Access; working with rules; and creating and printing labels. We will also take a look at email merges using Outlook.

Thursday, June 16, 2022

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Thurs. morning
    • online

    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.