Technology Services Calendar

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Thursday, October 31, 2019

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thurs 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.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thurs 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.

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   Thurs afternoon
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 3-hour course learn how to create and work with Access forms. Create a new form using the form wizard and explore layout and design view. Add and modify form controls including a calculated control and lookup control. Learn about control properties, form properties and setting tab order.  Create a subform and learn about switchboard and navigation forms.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thurs afternoon
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

Friday, November 1, 2019

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Fri afternoon
    • 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.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tues/Wed mornings
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tues/Thurs mornings
    • 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.

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   Tues/Thurs afternoons
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    This 6-hour course introduces the basics of Adobe Lightroom. Participants will work on the organization and management of photos, learning the Lightroom environment, managing images and workflow, reviewing images, sorting and organizing images as well as managing an image catalog.

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   Tues/Thurs afternoons
    • 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.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   Wed afternoon
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    This 3-hour class introduces the query object.  Topics include working in design view; creating a simple query by adding and removing fields and adding criterion. We will create multi-table queries; calculated fields and set field properties; explore a totals query, parameter query, action queries, find duplicates query, unmatched records query and basic SQL query.

    • 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.)

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Wed afternoon
    • Illini Hall, room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    In this 2-hour workshop, participants will learn the basics of using the drawing tools in Adobe Illustrator CC, including how to use the Pencil and Curvature tools, how to edit paths. Then we will look at layers, including how to create, edit, and organize content. We will also learn the basics of transforming and editing artwork in Adobe Illustrator CC.

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tues/Thurs mornings
    • 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   Tues/Thurs afternoons
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues afternoon
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    Attendees will become familiar with the Outlook 2016 calendar interface (including the enhanced Ribbon tools). You will also learn how to schedule and edit an appointment; work with calendar labels and tasks displayed on the Calendar. We will schedule meetings with the Scheduling Assistant and practice scheduling a conference room.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 3-hour class learn how to create and work with Access reports. Create a basic report and explore layout and design view. Use the report wizard to create reports. 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).

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed/Thurs mornings
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    Lightroom Level 2 is the second course in Lightroom, utilizing the Develop module, to concentrate on making image corrections in a non-destructive manner. Topics include: Develop module basics, Image adjustment basics, working with color, fixing common image problems like straightening and cropping, as well as more advanced topics like creating snapshots and panoramas.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed 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.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   Thurs afternoon
    • 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.

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Armory Room 172 - Innovation Studio

    This workshop will cover the basics of working with Unity, including navigating the interface, importing and using assets, setting up basic scenes and building out a game. Attendees will leave the workshop with an understanding of the essential concepts of how Unity can be used to create and distribute 2D and 3D games.

Monday, November 18, 2019

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   Mon/Tues afternoons
    • 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.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed 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.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Armory Room 172 - Innovation Studio

    Join us to explore pre-production and preparation for a 360 degree video shoot, field production best practices for a point and shoot 360 degree capture, and post-production with GoPro Fusion Studio, Adobe Premiere Pro and GoPro VR Plugins.

Friday, November 22, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   F morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 3 hour course, we will go beyond how the program works to include organizational strategies and tips to hyperlink to other notebooks and files, integrating with the rest of MS Office including linking to Outlook with Tasks to add reminders, Meeting notes that integrate with Skype for Business and other meetings, and other tips to boost the power of OneNote.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019