Staff Training


Monday, March 29, 2021

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Thursday, April 1, 2021

Friday, April 2, 2021

Monday, April 5, 2021

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Friday, April 9, 2021

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am   Tue morning
    • online

    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.

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

    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.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Thursday, April 15, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tue morning
    • online

    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.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thurs 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 - 4:00 pm   Thursday
    • Zoom meeting invite will be sent the business day before the workshop is scheduled.

Friday, April 16, 2021

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tue afternoon
    • UIUC -- online

    Microsoft Teams is a communications tool available through MS Office 365. During this two-hour online workshop, we will learn how to navigate the Teams environment and communicate with others in Teams. We will practice participating in online Teams meetings, and discuss sharing screens and files during meetings. We will create a team and channels.

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed morning
    • to be held online

    Have you been asked to put together a PowerPoint presentation, but you're not sure how to start? Participate in this short 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, April 22, 2021

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Thur morning
    • online

    Let's meet online to talk about Photoshop. In this two-hour session, we will start working through some curriculum, work with layers and learn to edit in a non-destructive way. Register by 9 am to get meeting link sent.

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thurs morning
    • online

    In this new 2-hour online session, we will work with graphics in Word 2016. 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.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thurs afternoon
    • online

    In this 2-hour online workshop, you will learn how to select data in a worksheet and work with Chart tools to customize the chart type, chart layout, and chart style that best represents the selected data. Once the chart is exactly the way you want it, we will learn how to save it as a template to use again.

Friday, April 23, 2021

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Tu morning
    • online

    Microsoft Publisher 2016 is a desktop publishing application capable of producing cards, certificates, newsletters, and other material. Topics covered in this 6-hour course include the interface and creating a basic publication; adding text, text frames and picture placeholders; formatting text, including styles and connecting text frames; editing text and graphics frames.

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

    In this new 1-hour online course, you will learn about conditional formatting of data in Excel 2016. Topics will also include applying special formatting to numbers.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues. afternoon
    • online

    This two-hour online session will introduce you to Microsoft's relational database application, Access 2016. Attendees will take a tour of the objects in an Access database, including tables, queries, forms, and reports.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Tue afternoon
    • online (register by noon to be sent the link)

    Let's meet online to talk about Illustrator. In this two-hour live session, we will go over recommended resources and tutorials, then work through a tutorial together to create our own vector graphic logo.

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Thursday, April 29, 2021

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

    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.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Thur afternoon
    • online, link will be sent if registered by noon

    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.