FAST3 Training

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Monday, June 29, 2020

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

    Microsoft Publisher 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.

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

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

    This 2-hour online class introduces the Access 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, and action queries.

    • 2:00 - 4:00 pm   Tu afternoon
    • online -- link will be sent if registered by noon

    During this two hour-long session, we will go over the basics of the Photoshop interface and some resources on how to continue learning features. Instructor will point out her favorite beginner tutorials and resources. Q & A to follow

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

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

    In this 2-hour online workshop we will explore the whole set of features for managing information in tables in Excel 2016. These features make all the typical tabular manipulations—sorting, filtering, analyzing, and formatting, easier than ever.

    • 2:00 - 4:00 pm   W afternoon
    • 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 noon to get meeting link sent.

Thursday, July 2, 2020

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Th morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 2-hour online 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.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tues 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.

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm   Wed afternoon
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    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.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Wed. afternoon
    • online

    Join us in an online session using OneNote 2016 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.

Thursday, July 9, 2020

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

    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.

Friday, July 10, 2020

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   F morning
    • online, link will be sent if registered by noon

    This online session will cover specific features of InDesign, followed by Q&A. We will also work through a beginning tutorial.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

    • 2:00 - 4:00 pm   W afternoon
    • online (register by noon to be sent the link)

    Let's meet online to talk about Illustrator. In this two-hour session, I'll share resources and tutorials, plus spend time answering questions. We will work through a tutorial together to create our own vector graphic logo.

Monday, July 20, 2020

    • 2:00 - 4:00 pm   M afternoon
    • online, link will be sent if registered by noon

    Register for this session to learn about specific features and tips for using Outlook more productively, followed by Q&A of specific scenarios. 

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

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

    Join us in an online session using OneNote 2016 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.

    • 2:00 - 4:00 pm   Tu afternoon
    • online -- link will be sent if registered by noon

    During this two hour-long session, we will go over the basics of the Photoshop interface and some resources on how to continue learning features. Instructor will point out her favorite beginner tutorials and resources. Q & A to follow

Thursday, July 23, 2020

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Thur morning
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    This 2 hour Outlook Calendar worship, 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.

Monday, July 27, 2020

    • 2:00 - 4:00 pm   M afternoon
    • 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 noon to get meeting link sent.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Tu morning
    • online, link will be sent if registered by noon

    In this 2-hour online 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.