Technology Services Calendar

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Monday, June 3, 2024

Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Wednesday, June 5, 2024

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed morning
    • 330 Armory or online

    In this 2-hour instructor led 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. Pre-registration required

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed afternoon
    • 330 Armory or online

    In this 2-hour instructor-led workshop, participants will learn how to use Adobe Express (Adobe's online design tool) to create social media posts, customize photos, create a flyer and use the new Generative AI tools. No prior knowledge of Adobe Express is required. Pre-registration required.

    • 1:00 - 1:45 pm

  • Intern Networking Social Graphic
    • 4:00 - 5:30 pm
    • Ameren Atrium & Dock, 2100 S Oak Street

    Meet interns from across the Research Park on Wednesday, June 5 from 4:00 to 5:30 PM at the Ameren Atrium & Dock! Learn who else is in your field and what cool projects they're working on. Food and soft drinks will be provided.

Thursday, June 6, 2024

Friday, June 7, 2024

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

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

Monday, June 10, 2024

Tuesday, June 11, 2024

    • 8:30 - 11:30 am
    • Enterprise Works

    Join us on Tuesday, June 11, and Wednesday, June 12, from 8:30 to 11:30 for Headshot and Team Photo Day.

    • All Day
    • Specific Time and Location TBD

    Participants will read James Lang's Small Teaching and will workshop applications of its materials for use in participants' current and future classrooms. *This workshop counts towards completion of any of CITL's Teaching Certificates. To learn more about our Teaching Certificate program please visit https://go.illinois.edu/teaching_certificates.

    • 10:00 - 11:55 am   Tue morning
    • 330 Armory or online

    Learn how to create and edit OneNote notebooks, search and export notes. We will explore the use and management of sections and pages including section groups and subpages. We will enter data into OneNote from a variety of sources, from existing documents to webpages. We will discuss merits of embedding spreadsheets or linking.

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

    Join us on Tuesday, June 11 from 12:00 to 1:00 PM for "The Do's and Don'ts of Business Etiquette" with Patricia Simpson in the EnterpriseWorks Atrium.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues afternoon
    • 330 Armory or online

    In this two-hour Illustrator session, we will go over recommended resources and tutorials, then participants will be introduced to the user interface while creating a vector graphic logo.

Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Thursday, June 13, 2024

    • 8:00 - 9:30 am
    • Illinois Conference Center (1900 South First Street, Champaign)

    Research Park and the Champaign County Economic Development Corporation invite you to join us for AgTech Breakfast from 8:00-9:30 AM on Thursday, June 13 at the Illinois Conference Center.

    • All Day
    • Specific Time and Location TBD

    Participants will read James Lang's Small Teaching and will workshop applications of its materials for use in participants' current and future classrooms. *This workshop counts towards completion of any of CITL's Teaching Certificates. To learn more about our Teaching Certificate program please visit https://go.illinois.edu/teaching_certificates.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thur morning
    • 330 Armory

    In this 2-hour instructor led InDesign 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 and create a postcard in the process. No prior knowledge of InDesign is required. Pre-registration is required.

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thur afternoon
    • 330 Armory Building or online

    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 Illustrator. Pre-registration required.

  • Houlihans
    • 6:00 - 8:00 pm
    • 1902 S. First St, Champaign, IL, 61820

    Join the Research Park at Houlihan's for Patio Play on Thursdays this spring and summer. Enjoy live music and drink specials from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.

Friday, June 14, 2024

Monday, June 17, 2024

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

    • All Day
    • Specific Time and Location TBD

    Participants will read James Lang's Small Teaching and will workshop applications of its materials for use in participants' current and future classrooms. *This workshop counts towards completion of any of CITL's Teaching Certificates. To learn more about our Teaching Certificate program please visit https://go.illinois.edu/teaching_certificates.

    • 9:00 am - 4:15 pm   Tuesday

    This program provides new employees at the Urbana campus of the University of Illinois an overview of IT services that are critical to success on campus. Attendees can register for one, two, or more of the scheduled sessions. Offered at no cost to faculty/staff/students of the University of Illinois. New and current employees are invited to attend.

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

    Join us on Tuesday, June 18 from 12:00 to 1:00 PM for our 2024 Professional Development Series in the EnterpriseWorks Atrium.

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

    We'll kick off the summer course design series with an overview of backward design, a simple course design method that will help you ensure proper alignment of objectives, assessments, and activities within your course. We'll also investigate Fink's Taxonomy of Significant Learning, which can help make your course a truly significant learning experience for your students.

    • 2:15 - 3:15 pm
    • Armory Building, Room 182

    This workshop focuses on the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework as a means for making design choices that ensure that all students are able to meet course and developmental goals. We will discuss concepts such as the hidden curriculum, multiple means of engagement, representation, and expression/action, and student autonomy.

Thursday, June 20, 2024

    • All Day
    • Specific Time and Location TBD

    Participants will read James Lang's Small Teaching and will workshop applications of its materials for use in participants' current and future classrooms. *This workshop counts towards completion of any of CITL's Teaching Certificates. To learn more about our Teaching Certificate program please visit https://go.illinois.edu/teaching_certificates.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thur morning
    • 330 Armory or online

    In this 2-hour InDesign 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. Offered in-person or online. Pre-registration required

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thur afternoon
    • 330 Armory or online

    In this 2-hour instructor-led workshop, participants will learn how to use Adobe Express (Adobe's online design tool) to create social media posts, customize photos, create a flyer and use the new Generative AI tools. No prior knowledge of Adobe Express is required. Pre-registration required.

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

    Learning objectives are the basis of any good course. Your students, after all, are supposed to learn new knowledge or skills after completing your course. In this workshop, you’ll (1) explore key elements to help craft effective learning objectives and (2) practice crafting learning objectives using Bloom’s Taxonomy at the appropriate level.

    • 2:15 - 3:15 pm
    • Armory Building, Room 182

    This workshop focuses on developing assessments designed to help students achieve the learning objectives of your class. We'll examine different types of assessments and consider their strengths and downsides in the context of your course. Attendees will develop sample assessments that are appropriate for their learning objectives, with a focus on long-term learning goals

    • 3:00 pm
    • NCSA Room 3000

    Join the NCSA Quantum Computing Interest Group for the next NCSA Quantum Computing Task Force meeting. Discussion on "Quantum Computing Applications in Genomics, Computational Biology and Healthcare" led by NCSA Research Programmer Mohith Manjunath.

  • EnterpriseWorks Tour Graphic
    • 3:30 - 4:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    Want to learn more about entrepreneurship opportunities throughout EnterpriseWorks? Starting promptly at 3:30 PM, join us for tours through the EnterpriseWorks incubator to gain an understanding of the different resources EnterpriseWorks has to offer.

  • Houlihans
    • 6:00 - 8:00 pm
    • 1902 S. First St, Champaign, IL, 61820

    Join the Research Park at Houlihan's for Patio Play on Thursdays this spring and summer. Enjoy live music and drink specials from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.

Friday, June 21, 2024

Monday, June 24, 2024

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

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    • 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks Atrium, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    Assemble your teams! Join us on Wednesday, June 26 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM for the Research Park Hackathon. This one-day hackathon is a team competition open to anyone working for an organization in the Research Park. This is an exciting and fast-paced event where teams can create together.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed morning
    • 330 Armory or online

    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.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed afternoon
    • 330 Armory

    Join us in a hybrid session where we will discuss best practices for setting up a Teams online meeting as well as joining the meeting. We'll cover the capabilities of meetings in Teams in addition to requirements and planning considerations for Teams. This session is aimed for beginner users of Teams. Pre-registration required.

Thursday, June 27, 2024

Friday, June 28, 2024

    • 10:00 - 10:55 am   Fri 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 Zoom and Teams. We will go over helpful tips for each platform, including scheduling as a delegate. Prereq: Outlook Calendar workshop