Technology Services Calendar

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Monday, October 31, 2022

  • Illustration of 4 students with text "Entrepreneurship Advising"
    • All Day

    TUESDAY - FRIDAY: Have questions about how to pursue your startup ideas? Just stop by and talk with our staff!

    • 3:30 - 4:30 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks Atrium

    Come Trick or Treat around EnterpriseWorks! We will have lots of tricks and treats along with costumes and candy. All of the little goblins and ghouls are welcome to attend. Wear your best costume for an EnterpriseWorks night to remember!

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Room 182, Armory Building

    You want students to remember your course material. Maybe remembering the material is good for its own sake, or maybe remembering is mostly a pre-requisite for doing something more complicated, like applying or evaluating the material. In this workshop, we'll explore the basics of learning and memory, and identify what we can do to help our students learn and remember.

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

    CITL's Master Course in Online Teaching (MCOT) is a deep dive into online teaching strategies. We will explore the following topics: • Designing Your Online Course • Developing Your Learning Community • Adapting Best Teaching Practices to Your Online Course • Motivating Your Students to Excel MCOT on Canvas is a synchronous cohort experience.

    • 3:00 - 4:00 pm

    Have questions about Illinois REDCap? Join us for virtual office hours to discuss general REDCap matters or items related to a specific REDCap project with a REDCap Application Specialist.

    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Join us on Wednesday, November 2 from 5:30-7:00 PM for CATALYZE Networking Event.

Thursday, November 3, 2022

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thurs. morning
    • Digital Computer Lab 1304 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana, IL Rm L410 (lower level)

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

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    CITL's Instructional Support Team is hosting office hours to answer any questions you have about using Canvas and to provide support for your course.  Join us between 11am and noon on Thursdays on zoom, at https://illinois.zoom.us/j/87259297204?pwd=ZE1IN05NeXhlODcxY2ZYcUtsL3JEZz09.  

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm

    The Art of Socially Just Leadership Education -- V. S. Chunoo (Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication) will describe how he teaches toward pro-social learning outcomes using a leadership learning model rooted in cultural relevance and campus climate. This interactive Zoom session will include examples and stories from his teaching and research.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thurs. afternoon
    • Digital Computer Lab 1304 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana, IL Rm L410 (lower level)

    In this 2 hr in person class, 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

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Th afternoon

    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

Friday, November 4, 2022

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am
    • EnterpriseWorks Atrium, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    Startup companies and their employees who work within the EnterpriseWorks building are invited to join us for networking and breakfast from 9-10am on the first Friday of every month.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Join the Data Science User Group on Friday, November 4 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM. The aim of the user group is to build a community of interest around data science to foster learning, collaboration, and networking. The group will serve both students and professionals to bridge the gap between the analytical sciences and practical applications of industry.

    • 4:00 - 4:30 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Want to learn more about entrepreneurship opportunities throughout EnterpriseWorks? Starting promptly at 4 PM, join us for tours through the EnterpriseWorks incubator to gain an understanding of different resources EnterpriseWorks has to offer.

Monday, November 7, 2022

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

    • 4:30 - 6:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks Atrium, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    Research Park invites our friends and colleagues to celebrate the holiday season with us on Thursday, December 8 from 4:30-6pm at EnterpriseWorks. Join us for a holiday happy hour with heavy hors d’oeuvres, drinks and live music.

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am   W morning

    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.

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

    CITL's Master Course in Online Teaching (MCOT) is a deep dive into online teaching strategies. We will explore the following topics: • Designing Your Online Course • Developing Your Learning Community • Adapting Best Teaching Practices to Your Online Course • Motivating Your Students to Excel MCOT on Canvas is a synchronous cohort experience.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed. afternoon

    In this 2-hour online workshop we will explore the whole set of features for managing information in Excel tables. These features make all the typical tabular manipulations—sorting, filtering, analyzing, and formatting, easier than ever.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   W afternoon
    • L410 Digital Computer Lab, 1304 W Springfield, Urbana

    In this 2-hour course, we will spend time adjusting images in Photoshop, using Adjustment Layers, and explore several kinds of image adjustments. We will also explore image editing in a non-destructive method.  

    • 3:00 - 4:00 pm

    Have questions about Illinois REDCap? Join us for virtual office hours to discuss general REDCap matters or items related to a specific REDCap project with a REDCap Application Specialist.

Thursday, November 10, 2022

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am   Thurs. morning
    • Digital Computer Lab 1304 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana, IL Rm L410 (lower level)

    In this 1 hour in person class, you will learn how to work with Excel Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts. Topics 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.

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am   Thurs. morning
    • Digital Computer Lab 1304 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana, IL Rm L410 (lower level)

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

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Teaching students the conventions of academic writing pose unique pedagogical considerations. In this workshop, attendees will learn process-based approaches about writing instruction that translate to multiple genres of writing across disciplines. Attendees will learn strategies to maximize student learning by learning how to provide thematic feedback on student writing.

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    CITL's Instructional Support Team is hosting office hours to answer any questions you have about using Canvas and to provide support for your course.  Join us between 11am and noon on Thursdays on zoom, at https://illinois.zoom.us/j/87259297204?pwd=ZE1IN05NeXhlODcxY2ZYcUtsL3JEZz09.  

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    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm

    Join our team of SBIR experts and the FAST (Federal and State Technology) Center of Illinois for a SBIR/STTR webinar from 1:00-2:00pm on Thursday, November 10.

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm   Tue 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.

Friday, November 11, 2022

Monday, November 14, 2022

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

    • 8:00 - 9:30 am
    • EnterpriseWorks Atrium, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Research Park and the Champaign County Economic Development Corporation invite you to join us for AgTech Breakfast from 8:00-9:30am on Wednesday, November 16 at EnterpriseWorks.

    • 9:00 - 9:30 am

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

    In this 2-hour online 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.

    • 10:00 - 11:55 am   W morning

    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.

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

    CITL's Master Course in Online Teaching (MCOT) is a deep dive into online teaching strategies. We will explore the following topics: • Designing Your Online Course • Developing Your Learning Community • Adapting Best Teaching Practices to Your Online Course • Motivating Your Students to Excel MCOT on Canvas is a synchronous cohort experience.

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues 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 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

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    • 3:30 - 4:30 pm

    If you are a content creator looking to improve your engagement on social and digital platforms and want to understand how data-driven decision-making can help you reach your goals, this is the talk for you. While data-driven decision-making can be a powerful tool for your content strategy, there’s also a place for listening to your gut.

Thursday, November 17, 2022

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thurs. morning
    • L410 Digital Computer Lab 1304 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana

    In this 2-hour in-person session, we will work with graphics in Microsoft Word. Topics covered will include learning how to add pictures and online images in a Word document; work with shapes; format, resize, move and crop images, and finish with creating and modifying an organization chart.

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    CITL's Instructional Support Team is hosting office hours to answer any questions you have about using Canvas and to provide support for your course.  Join us between 11am and noon on Thursdays on zoom, at https://illinois.zoom.us/j/87259297204?pwd=ZE1IN05NeXhlODcxY2ZYcUtsL3JEZz09.  

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    The potential for Verizon and UIUC Research Park community to collaborate and innovate toward a connected future is huge. This session introduces a pathway on how that can be realized. Verizon invites companies that are present in this community, including startups, large corporations, or tech companies of any size, to come join us in this event.

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm
    • Room 182, Armory Building

    What is engaged pedagogy? Can education be exciting? What can teachers do to work towards more inclusive classrooms? This interactive workshop will introduce some of the pedagogical interventions of bell hooks. Attendees will have a chance to reflect on their teaching priorities and explore ways to reshape learning environments and empower students.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thurs. afternoon
    • L410 Digital Computer Lab 1304 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana

    In this 2-hr in person 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.

Friday, November 18, 2022

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks Room 130, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    This group is for anyone interested in distributed ledger technology (i.e. blockchains, cryptography, smart contracts, decentralized applications (DApps) cryptocurrency/tokens, and relevant related subjects). Everyone is welcome! Our regular meetings are the third Friday of each month and will have an educational component as well as a discussion component at our meetup.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks Atrium, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    Join us for the Research Park’s Annual Friendsgiving Luncheon featuring a traditional Thanksgiving meal from Harvest Market (sliced turkey, sage stuffing, mashed potatoes + gravy, green bean casserole, rolls and pumpkin pie).

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

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

    Have you been asked to put together a PowerPoint presentation, but you're not sure how to start? Participate in this 2-hr online course and learn the basics, including how to create slides and put content in them. We will also learn how to format and custom design the slides.

Thursday, November 24, 2022

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    CITL's Instructional Support Team is hosting office hours to answer any questions you have about using Canvas and to provide support for your course.  Join us between 11am and noon on Thursdays on zoom, at https://illinois.zoom.us/j/87259297204?pwd=ZE1IN05NeXhlODcxY2ZYcUtsL3JEZz09.  

Monday, November 28, 2022

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
    • 182 Armory Building

    Learning communities are a powerful way for people to come together to achieve common learning goals. However, fostering conditions that promote productive social knowledge construction can be daunting to even the most experienced facilitators. Please join us as we discuss effective ways to establish and grow valuable learning communities.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Tu afternoon
    • L410 Digital Computer Lab, 1304 W Springfield, Urbana

    n this 2-hour in-person, instructor led short course you will learn how to specific features and tips on managing email more efficiently from conversation view to rules to pre-sort messages and moving folders around.

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm

    Basic guidance for writing evaluation survey questions that get the kind of information you need. We'll cover current best practices in question wording and response categories, plus some tips and tricks that will blow your mind. This workshop counts towards the Technology-Enhanced Teaching Certificate.

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Wed. morning

    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.

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm   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.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed. afternoon
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    In this 2-hour online 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.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   W afternoon
    • L410 Digital Computer Lab, 1304 W Springfield, Urbana

    This 2-hour Outlook Calendar 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, December 1, 2022

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Th morning

    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. Link sent if registered by 8 am

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    CITL's Instructional Support Team is hosting office hours to answer any questions you have about using Canvas and to provide support for your course.  Join us between 11am and noon on Thursdays on zoom, at https://illinois.zoom.us/j/87259297204?pwd=ZE1IN05NeXhlODcxY2ZYcUtsL3JEZz09.  

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm

    The Hybrid Classroom: The Best of Both Worlds, or the Worst? -- Aimee Barbeau and Eric Larson (Gies College of Business) will describe the role of social context in the classroom and discuss their findings on the relationship between autonomy and satisfaction, as well as the need for instructors to consider not just individual students but the whole classroom environment.

Friday, December 2, 2022

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    Startup companies and their employees who work within the EnterpriseWorks building are invited to join us for networking and breakfast from 9-10am on the first Friday of every month.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Join the Data Science User Group on Friday, December 2 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM. The aim of the user group is to build a community of interest around data science to foster learning, collaboration, and networking. The group will serve both students and professionals to bridge the gap between the analytical sciences and practical applications of industry.

    • 4:00 - 4:30 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Want to learn more about entrepreneurship opportunities throughout EnterpriseWorks? Starting promptly at 4 PM, join us for tours through the EnterpriseWorks incubator to gain an understanding of different resources EnterpriseWorks has to offer.

    • 4:00 pm
    • Entrepreneurship Hub (Room 1050, Siebel Center for Design)

    It’s time to celebrate a semester of innovation and entrepreneurship! We’ll have over 60 teams showcasing their venture concepts, information about entrepreneurship resources, an awards ceremony recognizing promising ideas, and networking opportunities over free food.