Technology Services Calendar

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Monday, October 29, 2018

    • All Day

    • 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.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

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.

    • 1:00 - 2:30 pm
    • Armory building, room 428

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

    • 3:00 - 4:00 pm
    • TechHub - Armory Room 151A

    CITL Innovation Spaces is hosting a variety of hands-on emerging technology topics for beginners. Workshops are open to everyone. (Note: workshops can count towards the Certificate in Teaching-Enhanced Technology, but may require a short reflection paper.)

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Friday, November 9, 2018

Monday, November 12, 2018

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   lunch on your own
    • Urbana campus -- location to be announced

    This program provides employees at the University of Illinois an overview of software applications and IT practices that are critical to success within the campus environment. All sessions are led by experienced trainers with handouts available. Attendees can register for one, two, or more of the monthly scheduled sessions.

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.

Monday, November 26, 2018

    • 2:00 pm
    • Armory Room 172

    A hands-on exploration of the development process to create a simple Alexa skill and how to deploy to a device. We will build the skill together in the Alexa Development Console and use an Amazon Echo Dot to deploy it. We'll also discuss a current pilot with the Residence Halls that involves custom-made Amazon Alexa Skills here on campus.

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.

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am
    • TechHub - Armory Room 151A

    CITL Innovation Spaces is hosting a variety of hands-on emerging technology topics for beginners. Workshops are open to everyone. (Note: workshops can count towards the Certificate in Teaching-Enhanced Technology, but may require a short reflection paper.)

    • 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

Thursday, November 29, 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.