FAST3 Training

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Monday, June 3, 2019

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

    InDesign is a desktop publishing program that combines incredible power and flexibility with a surprisingly easy-to-use interface -- for creating or editing everything from simple posters and brochures to multi-chapter books. We will do the basics in this 6 hour class.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

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

    In this 2-hour workshop, participants will learn how to adjust a photo’s color and brightness in Lightroom; crop, straighten, and fix perspective, brush over certain parts of a photo for local adjustments; and work with photos on multiple devices. No prior knowledge of Lightroom is required.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

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

    Have you been asked to put together a PowerPoint presentation, but you're not sure how to start? Take this short course and learn the basics, including how to use the new 2016 interface to create slides and put content on them; format and custom design the slides; and prepare speaker notes and handouts.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed 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.

Friday, June 14, 2019

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Fri morning
    • 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.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   sessions throughout the day, lunch on your own
    • Urbana campus -- location to be announced

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Tues afternoon
    • 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 Illustrator documents, navigate the user interface, use vector shapes to create a logo that looks good on screen and in print. No prior knowledge of Illustrator is required.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   Wednesday (lunch on your own)
    • Illini Hall, room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    This 6-hour course introduces the basics of Adobe Illustrator. Topics will include design principles, elements, and graphics composition; creating documents containing basic shapes and customized paths. We will also learn how to insert text and typographical characters.

Thursday, June 20, 2019

    • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   Thurs (lunch on your own)
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thur 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.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Tues morning
    • Illini Hall, Room 27 (lower level; NW corner of John & Wright Streets, Champaign)

    In this 2-hour workshop participants will learn how to use Photoshop to do basic photo correction, use selection tools, manipulate, save, and store images. No prior knowledge of Photoshop is required.

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

    • 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 will prepare you to use the most common basic features of Adobe Photoshop CC.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed morning
    • Urbana campus -- location to be announced

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm   W/F afternoons
    • UIUC -- location to be announced

    In this 6-hour course, attendees will begin by exploring the PowerPoint 2016 interface. Next we will create and save a presentation; view and navigate, and edit text on slides; add and modify graphical objects in a presentation; work with tables and charts; and prepare to deliver a presentation.

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

Thursday, June 27, 2019

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

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

    This two-hour short course will introduce you to Microsoft's latest version of its relational database application, Access 2016. Attendees will take a tour of the objects in an Access database, including tables, queries, forms, and reports and spend some time working in the most important of all the objects--tables.

Friday, June 28, 2019