U of I WebStore Training and Events

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Thursday, August 4, 2022

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am   Tues. morning

    Join us in a one-hour online session to learn about the basic features of Zoom. This session is aimed for first time or beginner users. Register by 8 am to get meeting link sent.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues 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).

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Tu afternoon

    Join us in a live, online session using OneNote 365 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.

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   W morning

    Register for this 2-hour Outlook session to learn about specific features and tips for using Outlook more productively. Zoom link sent if registered by 8 am.

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

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm   W afternoon

    Microsoft Teams is a communications platform available through MS Office 365. During this two-hour live online workshop, we will focus on the Teams experience from a team member’s perspective. Topics will include learning how to navigate Teams ; communicating in Teams (including chat); setting and managing notifications of Team activity. Link sent if registered by noon.

Thursday, August 11, 2022

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Thur morning

    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. Link sent if registered by 8 am.

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm   Th afternoon

    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. Link sent if registered by 8 am.

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

    • 11:00 am

    During this 4-day course, you will see the capabilities and workflow of the COMSOL Multiphysics® software and learn how to use the RF and Wave Optics modules.

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am   Wed morning

    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. Link sent if registered by 8 am.

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed. morning

    Microsoft Teams is a communications platform available through MS Office 365. During this two-hour live online workshop, we will focus on the Teams experience from a team member’s perspective. Topics include learning how to navigate Teams ; communicating with others in Teams (including chat); setting and managing notifications of Team activity. Link sent if registered by 8

Thursday, August 18, 2022

    • 11:00 am

    During this 4-day course, you will see the capabilities and workflow of the COMSOL Multiphysics® software and learn how to use the RF and Wave Optics modules.

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Thur morning

    In this 2-hour online workshop we will explore the Visio interface and create graphics. Visio comes with diagram-specific shapes and tools that enable you to quickly create professional-looking flowcharts, organization charts, timelines, & more. We will learn how to create some basic shapes, and connect, distribute, and align them with Auto-connect. Register by 8 for link.

Friday, August 19, 2022

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Tu afternoon

    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. Register by noon to receive the Zoom link.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

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

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Wed afternoon

    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.

Thursday, August 25, 2022

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thurs. 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.

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm   Thurs afternoon
    • online

    In this 1-hour online course, you will learn about conditional formatting of data in Microsoft Excel. Topics will also include applying special formatting to numbers.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Th afternoon

    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 noon to receive the Zoom link.  

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Thursday, September 1, 2022

Friday, September 2, 2022