Student Skills Development


Wednesday, September 29, 2021

    • 9:00 - 9:55 am   W 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   Wed. afternoon
    • 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.

Thursday, September 30, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thurs. morning
    • 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).

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Th afternoon
    • UIUC -- online

    Microsoft Teams is a communications tool available through MS Office 365. During this two-hour online workshop, we will learn how to navigate the Teams environment and communicate with others in Teams. We will practice participating in online Teams meetings, and discuss sharing screens and files during meetings. We will create a team and channels.

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

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

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

    • 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

    This two-hour online session will introduce you to Access, Microsoft's relational database application. Attendees will take a tour of the objects in an Access database, including tables, queries, forms, and reports.

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Thursday, October 21, 2021

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thurs. afternoon
    • 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. Email merge will also be explored.

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

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

    In this 2-hour short 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.

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

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

    In this 2 hr online workshop, participants will learn how to create and work with Access tables. We will create a table using application parts and also from scratch.  We will create a primary key and start entering data. We will work with fields in a table from adding, deleting, re-arranging to setting field properties. Finish up using lookup fields and calculated fields